D. Blaine Nashold, Jr.

UNC Charlotte
School of Data Science
BISOM
Director, Enterprise Transformation at Grant Thornton

Education: DBA, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; MBA, BA/BS University of Delaware

Courses Taught: DSBA 6100: Big Data Analytics for Competitive Advantage

Biography:
Dr. D. Blaine Nashold, Jr. is an Associate Graduate Faculty member at the UNC Charlotte School of Data Science where he specializes in big data analytics for competitive advantage.  Dr. Nashold has also taught courses in Management Information Systems and Operations Management.  Additional teaching and research interests include financial technology (fintech), technology adoption, and data science with a specialty in artificial intelligence (AI). 

Dr. Nashold is currently a Director with Grant Thornton’s Enterprise Transformation practice, a technology/operations/product innovation organization that democratizes innovation by putting the power of new and emerging technology into the hands of each Grant Thornton professional, to solve business problems and needs for clients and internal colleagues.  Prior, he was a Senior Vice President within Bank of America’s Global Technology and Operations group, serving in various roles including technology strategy, governance, operations, service delivery, and third-party management.

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