Ora is an Executive Director, Program Services Office at New York University responsible for the University Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Program at NYU. The Program serves over 1,800 users across wide spectrum of University constituencies: Faculty, Staff, Academic, and Administrative leadership.
In 2001 Ora initiated the Data Warehouse initiative at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to address the reporting and analytical needs of campus leadership. In 2006 the project won the ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚ÂœBest Practices In Business IntelligenceÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â Computerworld Award and was named by InfoWord among the 100 Most Innovative Corporate IT Solutions
Ora has earned her Bachelor degree in Math and Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University, Israel and Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Ora has taught data warehouse and business intelligence implementation strategies at The Data Warehouse Institute ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â“ TDWI, Educause, and CampusTechnology. She has given numerous key notes and gave invited talks on the topics of data warehousing, business intelligence, data management, and managing changes to analytical culture. Ora is the past President of the Higher Education Data Warehouse Forum and a co-leader of the Decision Support group at Educause.