Alexander Kolker

Expert in Healthcare Information Technology and Data Analytics

Alexander Kolker holds a Ph.D. in applied mathematics. He is an expert in advanced data analytics for operations management, computer simulation, and staffing optimization with a main focus on healthcare applications. Alexander is the lead editor and author of 2 books, 8 book chapters, 10 journal papers, and a speaker at 18 international conferences & webinars in the area of operations management and data analytics. 

He worked 12 years for GE (General Electric) Healthcare as a Data Scientist and CT Detector design engineer, 3 years for Froedtert Hospital, the largest healthcare facility in the Southern state of Wisconsin, and 5 years for the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin as a lead computer simulation and system improvement consultant. 

As an adjunct faculty at the UW-Milwaukee Lubar School of Business, he developed and taught a graduate course Business 755-Healthcare Delivery Systems-Data Analytics. 

In 2022 he taught a 2-semester 12-session online course “Healthcare Operations Research and Management Science” for the UK, National Health System (NHS)-Midland & Lancashire Support Unit.

Alexander has also completed four business consulting projects using simulation modeling for optimal staffing and capacity analysis for: US Bank, Boston Consulting Group, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and Ohio Hospital Association.

Recorded-webinar by: Alexander Kolker