Ronke Ekwensi is Vice President, Data Management at Prudential. With more than 25 years’ experience in data and information governance, Ronke is skilled in data strategy, privacy and information governance. She excels at building data management organizations and managing complex projects and initiatives. Ronke has served in various senior data and information governance capacities with several industry-leading firms, including Aetna, Baxalta and Pfizer. Her professional experience includes positions in the healthcare, biopharmaceuticals, power, technology, consumer electronics and management consulting industries.
Ronke earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Philosophy from D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY; an MBA in Global Management from the University of Phoenix; and a Masters of Jurisprudence in Health Law from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She is currently working on a doctoral program in Public Policy at Northeastern University, Boston. Her policy focus area is data-for-public-good policy. She also holds the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPP) and Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) designations from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and a certification in Tackling the Challenges of Big Data from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
A member of the Board of Advisors of the Cardozo Law School Data Law Initiative at Yeshiva University, Ronke is also Executive Director of HealthCore, Nig LTD, an organization dedicated to addressing health issues in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa through preventative health education and patient awareness.