Director People Insights and Analytics, Cardinal Health
Sunny Patel leads the People Analytics and Insights function for Cardinal Health, where her team’s focus is to provide insights that shape and drive organizational people strategy. This includes; delivering solutions that empower HR to make data-based decisions, consulting to answer questions, identify opportunities and collaboratively solve problems, as well as providing targeted analytics ultimately impacting HR strategy and enabling change.
Her experience includes utilizing analytics to provide strategic intelligence to the business and customer; translating the relevancy of analytics by connecting to business strategies and outcomes, and building high-powered teams with analytical capabilities and discipline.
Sunny started her career in the retail industry at The Limited Brands and Bath and Body Works corporate offices, where she worked with operations and marketing data providing metrics-driven decision support.
She then moved to Cardinal Health, a Fortune 25 healthcare services company, where she has been for the last 17 years. During this time, she has moved up and around the organization in a variety of business marketing, strategy and analytical roles, both as an individual contributor and in management positions. In all roles she has built new capabilities, teams, or service offering for the organization.
Sunny is a graduate of The Ohio State University where she earned her Bachelor degree in Marketing and later obtained her MBA at Franklin University. She is certified by the Human Capital Institute as a Human Capital Strategist. She serves on The Conference Board’s Human Capital Analytics Executive Council and has participated in other conferences and publications, such as HR Executive Magazine. Sunny also holds leadership roles across her personal and professional life in areas important to her.