Shelly Brown is a data and analytics leader for Booz Allen’s commercial and defense clients. She helps clients enhance their data-driven, decision-making processes, develop enterprise-wide analytic practices, and drive adoption of a data-driven culture.
Prior to her current leadership role, Shelly helped drive data analytics solutions in the Navy Marine Corps market and defined how the Navy can use data science to become a more mission-ready organization. She supported multiple organizations within the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security, where she and her teams performed mission-based analytics for critical infrastructure protection by combining massive amounts of data across all infrastructures to achieve mission-based results.
Shelly has also led the firm’s strategic data science investments to help make data science concepts more easily understandable for all employees, enabling them to start a data science dialog with their clients. She developed data science hackathons, helping clients find underutilized organization data, define specific problem sets, and get academia and potential start-up partners excited about the volume of data that exists and the hard problems that they must solve.
Shelly is a certified project management professional. Outside work, she is active in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Walk and the Marine Corps Marathon.
She holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an M.S. in the management of information technology from the University of Virginia.