She is the Research Director for Radiant Advisor’s Data Discovery and Visualization practice and leads research and analyst activities in the confluence of data discovery, visualization, and data science from a business needs perspective. She also retains the role of Editor in Chief of RediscoveringBI Magazine. As Radiant Advisors’ Editor in Chief for three years, Ms Rayan participated in in-depth discussions and analysis with industry thought leaders and vendors while maturing her position and perspectives in the BI industry.
She has a B.S. in Business Administration and a M.A. in Organizational Leadership. She is currently a doctoral candidate, pursuing a PhD in Organizational Leadership and Strategy. Her dissertation research focuses on addressing the technical, ethical, and cultural impacts that have already and will continue to arise in a rapidly expanding big data culture.