Jawad Khan

Director, Data Science and Knowledge Management
Rush University Medical Center

Jawad Khan returned into healthcare as director of Data Sciences and Knowledge Management at Rush University Medical Center after 15 years. 

Fifteen years ago, he developed healthcare software for PDAs, mobile devices of the late 90’s and early 2000’s, used at point of care for prescribing medicines. He graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in Computer Engineering and proceeded to work as a software engineer consultant for one of the big 6 consulting firms. Passionate about analyzing data using software solutions, Jawad worked in marketing, real estate, finance, and telecom verticals.

Currently, at Rush University Medical Center he is responsible for architecting and leading development of big and small data analytics and data science solutions. He also speaks regularly at professional and community events and is a Cricket commentator for NPR affiliate Public Radio, WBEZ, in Chicago.