COLUMBIA, S.C., April 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EagleEye Analytics, the leading provider of transformative business solutions to the insurance industry through the application of breakthrough predictive analytics technology, today announced an addition to their senior leadership team. Jon Shepherd has joined the company as the Senior Vice President, North American Sales. Doug McCracken, Senior Vice President, Business Development, will now be focused on working with EagleEye's strategic partners, including Guy Carpenter and Milliman; as well as leading the Office of Customer Success.
Jon has more than 25 years in the technology industry, specializing in the leadership of sales teams of innovative technology solutions. Jon was VP/GM at Netezza, both prior to and post-acquisition by IBM, where he ran the worldwide sales organization in charge of helping companies deploy advanced analytics and geospatial software solutions. Jon has previous executive management roles at Netezza, Silknet/Kana, CODA, and was Founder of Direct Link Flowers and Courthouse Data.
"We are delighted to have Jon join the EagleEye team," said Wade Bontrager, CEO, EagleEye Analytics. "Our sales team is expanding; both in numbers and geography, and Jon's leadership will be a big asset. "We will be counting on leveraging his experience building and leading high-caliber sales teams successfully delivering predictive analytics software solutions to take our sales efforts to the next level. We also continue to grow our partner ecosystem and those relationships need to have a high level of executive support. Doug will now be able to concentrate his efforts there, both in the US and abroad. This new sales leadership structure is designed to enable strategic and tactical growth through both channels."
EagleEye's software and services provide clients a level of predictive analytics' precision and ease-of-use that is critical for the successful operation of their insurance company. EagleEye's machine learning technology has been customized for the unique requirements of the insurance industry, naturally identifying predictive patterns in data that other techniques miss or cannot find.
About EagleEye Analytics
EagleEye Analytics offers the most advanced predictive analytics software and consulting services available to the property and casualty insurance industry today. The quantifiable results from the company's unique machine learning capabilities enable insurance carriers to make tactical and strategic decisions that help drive profitable growth and reduce operating expenses. EagleEye's customers have achieved quantifiable and meaningful results by applying modern predictive analytics across the most important insurance business processes – product marketing and distribution, pricing and underwriting, and managing claims. The firm's solutions have proven to give the best predictive results in over 200 engagements in the United States, Europe, Canada and Australia. EagleEye is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina and has a subsidiary in London, UK. A privately held company, EagleEye Analytics is backed by FirstMark Capital in New York. For more information, visit eeanalytics.com.
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