Meet the Team
Executive Director of Visual Analytics
Matt Chambers joined the Clemson Analytics team from the Finance division, where he established a campus wide build-out of Tableau and developed multiple interactive analytics dashboards. Chambers boasts 10 years of experience in information technology and data analytics, and he earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Clemson in 2010. Serving as a resource to the campus, he provides data visualization, analytics, and architecture solutions that help leadership find insights and make strategic decisions. Chambers is also an advocate of data storytelling where data, visuals, and narrative are combined to communicate insights. He is a two-time Tableau Zen Master, which is Tableau’s highest honor for the year’s most outstanding practitioners of data visualization using the company’s software.
Executive Director, Data Science & Analytics
Bart Swecker joined the team after Institutional Effectiveness, where he was previously the Director of Analytics for Academic Affairs at Clemson and led the redesign and automation of various information tools within Enrollment Management and the Provost Office. He has also developed multiple visualization data sets that measured and tracked effectiveness in academics and student success. Additionally, he has been assisting in the efforts to advance the use of analytics in support of executive decision making across various academic units. Prior to joining Clemson, Swecker served as the Director of Research and Analysis at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he led Institutional Research and centralization of business intelligence efforts.
Director, Enterprise Data Architecture
Scot Wardlaw brings over 20 years of widely-varied IT experience with him to Clemson Analytics. Previously, he served as Manager of Facilities Information and Technology Services where he was responsible for data architecture, integration, validation, and analytic methodologies for systems supporting University Space Management, Facilities Maintenance Management, Comprehensive Improvement Planning, and Capital Construction.