Senior Systems Analyst / Team Lead
NC Dept of Health & Human Services
With advanced degrees in computers and secondary education, along with several IT certifications, Dr. Perez brings more than 35 years of experience to the stage as an IT/higher ed professional. Having served as Business Intelligence Specialist at NC State University and currently serving as Senior Systems Analyst/Team Lead at the NC Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), Perez stays active in the IT community with more than 11,000 LinkedIn followers. In addition to his full-time leadership role at DHHS, Perez has been named Chief Technology Officer at SolonTek Corporation. A highly-recommended & experienced international keynote speaker, data analytics/visualization expert, and specialist in efficiency/process improvement, he is indeed a much sought-after resource. When taking a break from work, Joe sings, plays the piano, composes songs, & has performed PSA’s and voice-overs for schools & other organizations. “I’m a firm believer that if I’m not innovating, I’m stagnating,” says Joe.