Ronke Ekwensi is Vice President, Data Management for Prudential Financial’s U.S. Customer Office. She and her team are responsible for building robust data management structures in new and existing platforms, coordinating with organizations across Prudential to ensure adherence to best practices in data management and automation, and leveraging technology to drive flexible, cost-efficient solutions for Prudential’s evolving data infrastructure.

With more than 25 years’ experience in data and information governance, Ronke is skilled in data strategy and privacy, as well as electronic discovery. She excels at building data management organizations and managing complex projects and initiatives. Before joining Prudential, Ronke 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 also holds the Certified Information Privacy Manager and Certified Information Privacy Professional – US/Europe designations from the International Association of Privacy Professionals, 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, and organization dedicated to addressing health issues in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa through preventative health education and patient awareness.