Leadership and Data

Dr. Judi Spaletto


Judi Spaletto teaches corporate learning engagements at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

Judi is a results-driven strategist with more than 20 years’ experience implementing large-scale global business and technology solutions. She provides innovative approaches and thought leadership to produce cost-effective results that provide sustainable business growth. Dr. Spaletto has led many successful new business initiatives which turn concepts into reality.

Dr. Spaletto was one of the early pioneers in understanding the business problems of “big data.” Her doctoral dissertation was on “Investigating Strategies for Managing Exponential Data Growth in the Enterprise.” She has also collaborated with several universities.

Judi, who has published articles about big data in Leadership & Organization Development Journal, serves as Director of Technology for KPMG. Prior to that, she served in various leadership positions at Hitachi Data Systems.

She holds a DBA in Information Systems from Argosy University, and a master’s degree in IT from Roosevelt University.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2015

Professional Experience

Director of Technology

KPMG Advisory Practice


Hitachi Data Systems

National Partner Technical Manager

Hitachi Data Systems

Americas Subject Matter Expert




Argosy University

Doctor of Business Administration

Roosevelt University

Master of Business Administration

DePaul University

Bachelor of Arts