Global information services company Experian has appointed Shri Santhanam as EVP and General Manager of Global Analytics and AI, focused on helping the firm to take full advantage of the potential of big data.

He joins from international management consulting firm Oliver Wyman where he spent a dozen years, worked latterly as a Partner and co-founded Oliver Wyman Labs, which helps clients use technology and advanced analytics in business transformation. Earlier he spent four years at Mercer Management Consulting.


In his new role, Santhanam also will chair Experian's global analytics council, working closely with the regions to shape and drive the overall analytics and AI agenda.

Steve Wagner, Global MD of Decision Analytics for Experian, comments: 'Businesses of all sizes are challenged to access, interpret and act on data to create value and benefit consumers. Our clients are increasingly interested in leveraging the predictive power of machine learning, artificial intelligence and advanced analytics to improve the decisions they make. We are pleased to have Shri lead us further on this journey'.

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