Sandra “San” Cannon is the first Associate Vice Provost for Data Governance and Chief Data Officer at the University of Rochester. She is responsible for the University’s enterprise-wide data strategy, data policy and process development, and data support services. Prior to joining the University, San worked in data management and analytics in the Federal Reserve System for more than 20 years.
In addition, she teaches data science and conductions research on data organization and dissemination, data quality metrics and outcomes, and applications of data science techniques. She holds a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Irvine, an M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.