Rodger Devine is the Senior Executive Director of Business Intelligence and Operations for USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, including USC Shoah Foundation, at the University of Southern California.
Rodger oversees data analytics, information strategy, advancement operations, data and gift administration, prospect development and leadership annual giving programs. Prior to joining USC, Rodger served as the Director of Information, Analytics and Annual Giving at the Michigan Ross School of Business, where he managed information, analysis, reporting and business processes related to development strategy, portfolio activity and goal attainment.
Rodger brings over 15 years of experience in enterprise information systems, software engineering, IT operations, project management, organizational development and cross-functional leadership. Rodger completed his graduate studies in information, analysis and retrieval at the University of Michigan, where he was a member of the Michigan Data Sciences team and co-founded the Student Organization for Data Analytics, formerly known as the Student Organization for Information, Analysis, and Retrieval.
Rodger is currently a doctoral candidate in the Organizational Change and Leadership program at the USC Rossier School of Education. In his spare time, Rodger speaks at various conferences, teaches machine learning workshops and volunteers on data science projects that benefit non-profits such as the A2 Data Dive. Rodger co-authored and launched his book Data Science for Fundraising: Build Data-Driven Solutions Using R in 2018, and looks forward to connecting with other lifelong learners to build communities of expertise, insights and solutions for higher education and beyond.