SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carpe Data, the leading provider of next-generation data products for the insurance industry, today announced the expansion of its management team with the appointment of Greg Jones as the firm’s first Chief Data Officer.
In his new role, Mr. Jones will develop strategic approaches to data sourcing, identify and explore new data sources that expand Carpe Data’s product offerings, and partner with the company’s product development team to implement and optimize new data solutions, among numerous other responsibilities. Mr. Jones has joined the firm as of January 2019.
“Greg brings deep experience and credibility in the big data space. His impressive track record will enable him to build large, unique, and scalable datasets to better meet the changing needs of our clients across the globe,” said Carpe Data CEO and co-founder Max Drucker. “We are thrilled to welcome him to the Carpe Data management team.”
Mr. Jones is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in advanced analytics and data mining. Prior to joining Carpe Data, Mr. Jones served as VP, Enterprise Data & Analytics at Equifax, where he led the creation of Equifax’s Enterprise Identity & Linking business and consumer insights platform, as well as the management of the firm’s North American Commercial Services data strategy. Mr. Jones also previously served as a Director at Juniper Bank, Director at Experian, and Marketing Manager at Chase Card Services.
“Carpe Data’s offerings are among the industry’s most innovative, and I look forward to leveraging my experience to help enhance what is already a stellar product platform,” said Mr. Jones.
Carpe Data serves the insurance industry with fully automated data and predictive scoring products, with offerings that allow carriers to leverage valuable online data and enable them to gain greater insight into risks and significantly enhance many aspects of the insurance life cycle, from prospect identification, intake, validation, underwriting, claims, and renewal to book, market, and product assessment. The Carpe Data team boasts veteran status in technology and unique data, creating product offerings that reflect the company’s core values of privacy, productivity, and innovation.
About Carpe Data
Carpe Data provides next-generation predictive scoring and data products to P&C and life insurance companies. Leveraging the social web, online content, email intelligence and other forms of advanced and alternative data, Carpe Data's products enable insurers to more accurately predict risk and innovate with new products to meet changing customer habits.
Headquartered in Santa Barbara, Calif., the team has deep roots in software and insurance. Its founders have been working together to innovate the insurance industry for more than 16 years. For more information, visit the Carpe Data website at https://carpe.io/.