Industry Participation

Warrington’s leadership in analytics and AI is recognized by companies around the world. Many companies prioritize the Warrington campus for recruiting, presenting to students and other events throughout the year.


Companies

Major companies frequent the Warrington campus to recruit students for AI and analytics related positions.

Companies that have hired Warrington alumni for AI/analytics related positions

  • Accenture – Technical Platform Analyst
  • CCG Analytics – Consultant
  • IBM – Technical Solutions Specialist, Federal Technology Consulting
  • KPMG – Lighthouse – App Developer, Emerging Tech Risk Associate
  • Accenture – Technical Platform Analyst, Infrastructure Analyst, Digital Consulting Analyst, Software Engineer Analyst
  • Ad Victoriam Solutions – Elevate Analyst
  • Anheuser-Busch – Manager BSC Logistics, Logistics Trainee
  • Apple (China) – Operations and Supply Chain Specialist
  • Bank of America – Global Technology & Operations Development Program
  • Booz Allen Hamilton – Technology Business Management Consultant
  • Capital One – Corporate Analyst Development Program, Business Analyst
  • CCG Analytics – Consultant
  • Chewy – e-Commerce Analyst, Category Analyst
  • Citrix – Business Systems Analyst, Technical Analyst
  • Citigroup Inc. – Business Analyst, Product Manager
  • Crossmedia – Analyst, Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • Dell – Solution Architect
  • Deloitte – Business Analyst, Risk & Financial Advisory Consultant, Business Technology Analyst
  • Deutsche Bank – Investment Banking Analyst
  • E&J Gallo Winery – Associate Business Systems Analyst
  • Embraer Executive Jets – Business Systems Analyst
  • Ernst & Young – Risk Advisory, IT Risk
  • Exactech, Inc. – Data Analyst
  • ExxonMobil – Business Technology Analyst
  • FedEx – Strategic Pricing Analyst
  • FIS – Risk Analyst
  • General Mills – Supply Chain Logistics Associate
  • Georgia Tech – Business Analyst II
  • Harris Corporation – IT Business Analyst
  • IBM – Technical Solutions Specialist, Federal Technology Consulting
  • InfoTech – Business Specialist/Quality Assurance, Implementation Specialist
  • JPMorgan Chase – Corporate Analyst Development Program
  • KPMG – IT Audit & Assurance, Advisory Associate in Digital Enablement, Financial Services Solutions Consultant, Cyber Risk Consultant
  • Lockheed Martin – Project Management & Planning Operations Representative Associate
  • Microsoft – Product Marketing Manager, Financial Rotational Program Analyst, Technical Consultant
  • Navy Federal Credit Union – Real Estate Operational Analyst III
  • Nielsen – Operations Associate/Emerging Leaders Program
  • NextEra Energy – Ignite Leadership Program
  • Oracle – Business Analyst
  • PayPal – Software Engineer 2
  • Procter & Gamble – Purchasing Manager, Associate IT Manager
  • Protiviti – Consultant
  • PwC – Process Assurance Associate / Digital Risk Solutions Consultant
  • Raymond James Financial – _IT Business Analyst
  • RSM – PMO Consultant Associate
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey – Portfolio Management Analyst
  • Tencent Holdings Limited (China) – Data Analyst
  • The Home Depot – Data Analyst
  • Tower Hill Insurance Group – Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Unilever – UFLP Supply Chain Rotational Program
  • University of Florida – Policy and Planning Analyst II
  • Wells Fargo Securities, LLC – Investment Banking Analyst
  • Accenture – Infrastructure Analyst
  • CCG Analytics – Consultant
  • Chewy – e-Commerce Analyst
  • Comcast NBCUniversal – Software Engineer
  • Crossmedia – Analyst, Business Intelligence & Analytics Deloitte – _Business Analyst
  • Deutsche Bank – Investment Banking Analyst
  • Exactech, Inc. – Data Analyst
  • FedEx – Strategic Pricing Analyst
  • IBM – Technical Solutions Specialist
  • InfoTech Inc. – Business Specialist/Quality Assurance
  • KPMG – IT Audit & Assurance, Advisory Associate in Digital Enablement, Financial Services Solutions Consultant
  • OPIE Software – Data Analyst
  • PayPal – Software Engineer 2
  • Tencent Holdings Limited (China) – Data Analyst
  • The Home Depot – Data Analyst
  • University of Florida – Policy and Planning Analyst II

Companies around the world are engaged with Warrington through orientation presentations, special alumni events, special speaking engagements and experiential learning types of activities.

  • Publix
  • Accenture
  • IBM
  • PWC
  • RMS
  • AT&T
  • BakerHughes
  • Philips

Centers, Initiatives, Grants

Several centers, grants and interdisciplinary programs at Warrington focus on AI and analytics applications in business. Examples include:

  • Digital Markets Initiative at the University of Florida
    Housed in the Warrington College of Business within the Public Utility Research Center (PURC), DMI researchers examine the business and regulatory implications of the growth of digital markets. This happens through rigorous and relevant research, public engagement, and student mentorship.
  • Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center
    The Bergstrom Real Estate Center recently hired Bill Hughes, PhD (Managing Director of Global Research and Strategy at UBS) as Executive Director of Applied Research. Dr. Hughes conducts big data research on Florida real estate that benefit a wide range of real estate professionals. Learn more about the research activities of the real estate center.
  • Interdisciplinary PhD Certificate in Quantitative Finance
    In collaboration with UF PhD Programs in ISE, Math, and Statistics, this program has been operational for many years. The emphasis is on an interdisciplinary approach requiring knowledge in finance, economics, mathematics, probability/statistics, operations research, engineering, and computer science. The PhD students in this interdisciplinary certificate program have gone on to big data/business analytics/data science careers often in the finance industry and academia. Some of our finance faculty have also served on their dissertations in these other departments.
  • AI/Machine Learning/Big Data Grant Proposals
    These recent grant proposals are from Warrington faculty related to AI/Analytics:

    • AI Institute: Planning: Transdisciplinary AI Initiative (TRAIIN); National Science Foundation, Gwen Lee (Role: Co-PI)
    • AI Governance for Corporate Digital Responsibility; National Science Foundation, Gwen Lee (Role: Co-PI)
    • Using machine learning to address structural bias; National Science Foundation, Mo Wang (Role: Subaward PI)
    • Method-Induced Heterogeneity; National Science Foundation, Mo Wang (Role: Subaward PI)
    • Collaborative Research: HDR DSC: AI across the statewide curriculum; National Science Foundation, Jim Hoover (Role: Co-PI)

Industry Engagement

Warrington aims to be the gateway for industry engagement with UF on AI/Analytics. We envision a Business Analytics Center that will coordinate between companies and with internal units in Warrington and other colleges across the university. The activities of the center would include corporate training, applied research, conferences, speakers and faculty/student support.