MIT CDOIQ Symposium Panel Session – Safely Turn Sensitive Data into Business Opportunity

MIT CDOIQ Symposium Panel Session - Safely Turn Sensitive Data into Business Opportunity

This session was originally broadcast as part of the MIT CDOIQ Symposium on August 19, 2020


About this webinar

How can companies leverage the increasing business value of the sensitive data they manage (without running afoul of statutory regulations, or stakeholder trust)?

Our panelists engage in a deep-dive discussion focused on safely turning sensitive information into opportunities for innovation and data commercialization. Due emphasis will be placed on key data privacy issues including safe data sharing and protecting the privacy of people represented in sensitive data sets.

This session is right for you if…

  • Your organization has – or wants – a data-driven growth strategy.
  • You’re involved in any effort to derive business value from sensitive data.
  • You are an executive charged with data-driven business outcomes.
  • Your organization has challenges regarding data privacy.


Joseph Zabinski, PhD is Director of Data Solutions at OM1, where he leads the commercialization of OM1’s artificial intelligence solutions across the life sciences and healthcare sectors. Joe’s work focuses on applications of AI to healthcare data to derive insights, predict outcomes, and support decision-making. He has specific expertise in the development and deployment of data-driven predictive tools that are ‘explainable’ to clinicians, executives, and patients.

Joe Zabinski

Director of Data Solutions | OM1

As vice president and general manager of Clinical, Data and Provider Solutions, Dr. Nowak closely collaborates with the Express Scripts Personal Health Solutions team and Therapeutic Resource Center (TRC) specialist pharmacists, researchers and decision designers to implement programs and protocols to continually improve health outcomes for members.

Lynne Nowak

VP & GM Clinical, Data & Provider Solutions | Express Scripts

Tom leads a 50+ person Data and Analytics business unit with the mission of constructing and maintaining a purpose-built information management environment, governed and utilized by teammates at all levels of the enterprise, where trusted and increasingly intelligent insights are produced.

Tom Henry

Chief Data Officer | Schnuck Markets

Luk provides strategic leadership to our clients and to our organization on how to responsibly share and use data. He draws from an extensive background in statistics, data science and anonymization, and from having worked on the regulatory side as Director of Technology Analysis at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. Clients rely on Luk to help define the architecture that will enable them to meet their privacy obligations while supporting innovative and scalable uses of their data.

Luk Arbuckle

Chief Methodologist

Archiving / Destroying

Are you unleashing the full value of data you retain?

Your Challenges

Do you need help...


Value Retention

Client Success

Client: Comcast

Situation: California’s Consumer Privacy Act inspired Comcast to evolve the way in which they protect the privacy of customers who consent to share personal information with them.


Are you achieving intended outcomes from data?

Your Challenge

Do you need help...


Unbiased Results

Client Success


Situation:’s AI-powered tech helps clients improve their online experience by sharing signals about website visitor intent. They wanted to ensure privacy remained fully protected within the machine learning / AI context that produces these signals.


Do the right people have the right data?

Your Challenges

Do you need help...


Usable and Reusable Data

Client Success

Client: Novartis

Situation: Novartis’ digital transformation in drug R&D drives their need to maximize value from vast stores of clinical study data for critical internal research enabled by their data42 platform.



Are you empowering people to safely leverage trusted data?

Your Challenges

Do you need help...


Security / compliance efficiency


Client: ASCO’s CancerLinQ

Situation: CancerLinQ™, a subsidiary of American Society of Clinical Oncology, is a rapid learning healthcare system that helps oncologists aggregate and analyze data on cancer patients to improve care. To achieve this goal, they must de-identify patient data provided by subscribing practices across the U.S.


Acquiring / Collecting

Are you acquiring the right data? Do you have appropriate consent?

Your Challenge

Do you need help...


Consent / Contracting strategy

Client Success

Client: IQVIA

Situation: Needed to ensure the primary market research process was fully compliant with internal policies and regulations such as GDPR. 



Are You Effectively Planning for Success?

Your Challenges

Do you need help...


Build privacy in by design

Client Success

Client: Nuance

Situation: Needed to enable AI-driven product innovation with a defensible governance program for the safe and responsible use
of voice-to-text data under Shrems II.


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