Jay Goodwyn is the Executive Director of the IBM Buffalo Innovation Center. With over 30 years of experience, he specializes in assisting clients in the strategy, planning and design of Business Intelligence solutions across numerous industries. In his various roles, including Director, Partner, Service Area Leader, Engagement Manager and Consultant, Mr. Goodwyn has advised many information system organizations from a variety of industries, including banking, insurance, government, healthcare, education, marketing and sales, manufacturing, agriculture and utilities. Mr. Goodwyn currently heads up the IBM Buffalo Innovation Center (IBIC). In his role as Executive Director, Mr. Goodwyn provides a wide array of capabilities to New York State, local Western NY business and many other organizations throughout the United States. Some of the focus areas at the IBIC include providing solutions for advanced analytics, big data, cloud computing and mobile computing. Through a collaboration with NY State, the IBIC has the objective of growing 500 high-tech jobs in Western NY over the course of 7 years