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Consultant

“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.”

Samya Thangaraj’s clients often comment on her intellectual curiosity and calm demeanor, attributes she finds especially helpful when making presentations to senior leaders or solving complex, challenging client problems. Samya’s career includes years working as analyst in the strategic management division at Mayo Clinic, where she partnered with executive leaders to leverage analytics to inform strategic decision making. More recently, for the University of Utah, Samya led business intelligence projects to support operational planning and practice optimization.

Samya is a confident, experienced project and change management leader, yet she understands the value of staying open to continuous learning—strongly believing that one can maintain confidence even though they may not be the expert in the room. Samya received her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida, and her MBA degree from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. 

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