Vivien Bonazzi, a more than two-decade bioinformatics veteran andÂ former senior adviser at the National Institutes of Health, has been appointed a managing director withinÂ theÂ government and public services practice ofÂ Deloitte.
She will also serve asÂ chief biomedical data scientist of Deloitte’s consulting business and workÂ with federal clients to help them adopt data science approaches, technology platformsÂ and cyber systems, the companyÂ said Wednesday.
BonazziÂ previously advised the NIH Office of Director on data science mattersÂ and helped manage the agencyâs Data Commons program. HerÂ responsibilities included management of NIHâs external partnerships and deployment ofÂ new technologyÂ to facilitate the exchange, analysis and discovery of biomedical information.
She also worked as a program director at the National Institute for Genome Research prior to her most recent capacity.
Kevin Brault, principal and federal health care leader of Deloitte, said Bonazzi brings extensive technical experience as the company aims to deepenÂ its expertiseÂ in the biomedical research and data science areas.
Earlier in her career, Bonazzi worked at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) as senior associate for global health and heldÂ director roles at biotechnology companiesÂ Invitrogen and Celera Genomics.