NEWS15 July 2016

Neustar hires former Walmart chief data officer

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US — Neustar has hired Venkat Achanta, former chief data officer at Walmart, as its chief data and analytics officer. 

Neustar, a real-time information services provider, has hired Achanta (pictured) to the newly-created role in order for him to lead on expanding Neustar’s identity and attribution platform, with a view to finding new ways to create connected customer experiences across people, places and things. 

“From managing the complex scale of data in the retail industry to navigating the sophisticated data security concerns in the financial services industry, Venkat’s enterprise-class expertise makes him uniquely qualified to lead Neustar’s data science innovations that will help our clients and partners,” said Lisa Hook, Neustar’s president and chief executive officer.