Distinguished Alumni Award: School of Public Health and Health Professions

Brian O'Connor, MS '91, BS '87.

BRIAN O'CONNOR, MS ’91, BS ’87
As UB’s assistant vice president for data analytics, O’Connor has led the university in translating large volumes of raw data into actionable intelligence.

Brian O’Connor, MS ’91, BS ’87, is the University at Buffalo’s assistant vice president for data analytics. He has led UB in translating large volumes of raw data into actionable intelligence, transforming data into information and effectively communicating that intelligence to help drive better decision-making. His work has supported strategic and continuous growth across the university. O’Connor also has gained national recognition of his professional achievements and expertise, receiving numerous requests to present and consult across the country. As an exercise science alumnus, he maintains a vital connection to the School of Public Health and Health Professions, whose faculty and staff value his collegiality and support as they strive to improve health.

Distinguished Alumni Awards

These awards are given in recognition of exceptional career accomplishments, community or university service, and research and scholarly activity.