4:20 pm – 5:05 pm | Panel Discussion | Room: Cibolo 5

Is Business Analysis the Profession of the Future?

Moderated by: Jared Gorai

Presented by: Adrian Reed, Ashish Mehta, Richard Larson, Heather Mylan-Mains


Jared will host a panel of thought leaders on a forward thinking journey into the future of the business analysis profession. The panel will examine the value business analysts provide to organizations and how successful the profession is at delivering on expectations.


Jared Gorai

Jared Gorai, CBAP

Director, Regions and Chapters

Jared loves being a Business Analyst and has done so in title for over 15 years with over 25 years of business and leadership experience in both the retail and energy sectors. He is a strong advocate for IIBA®, having served in various capacities with the Calgary IIBA® Chapter as well as chairing the Volunteer Chapter Network.

He brings his passion for business analysis and experience as a Chapter Leader to the role of Director of Regions and Chapters of IIBA®. He holds his Bachelor of Arts degree in French from the University of Calgary and the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP) designation. He will take any chance possible to evangelize business analysis and will talk your ear off about the role and the profession should you allow him to do so.

Jared's 2018 Presentations:

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