Karna welcomes Jarrod Olson as the new Director of Health Analytics. Jarrod’s responsibilities include strengthening Karna’s existing analytics capabilities and executing the analytics strategy.
He is leading the integration of non-traditional analytics into Karna’s solution offerings to help health organizations better organize and utilize the vast amounts of data now available to them. He specializes in designing and implementing Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Natural Language Processing (NLP), and analytics platforms to fit decision-making needs.
Jarrod has more than 10 years of experience in policy and data science. Before joining Karna, he served as a Senior Software Engineer at Battelle, where he contributed to new capability development within discrete event simulation, NLP, and ML/AI offerings in health analytics. In addition to technical contributions, he led a mixed data science and software engineering team and served in a business development capacity for the analytics systems he and his team developed. Before joining Battelle, Jarrod was a Research Scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington, for six years.
Learn more about him here.