VP of Advanced Analytics for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Alan P. Huddy is vice president of Advanced Analytics for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Huddy leads the Advanced Analytics Center of Excellence and analytics governance functions for BCBSM. Huddy and his team partner closely with the business to solve complex problems through advanced data modeling, utilizing best in-class and emerging analytic methods, including: Advanced techniques beyond simple regression models, including neural networks and non-linear statistical modeling tools; Predictive views that perform with increased accuracy due to larger sample sizes; and New techniques, such as the application of analysis to social media chatter and data-mining. Prior to joining the Blues, Huddy was a senior actuarial consultant for large employer health benefit plans at Willis Towers Watson, located in Southfield, Mich. He also was an actuarial student at Lincoln Financial Group in Ft. Wayne, Ind. Huddy earned a bachelor’s degree, majoring in both Actuarial Sciences and Economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is a fellow in the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.