Society Consulting Taps Blackberry Exec Steve Newman as VP of Business Intelligence Technology veteran Steve Newman joins Society Consulting to lead its industry-leading Big Data, Analytics, and Data Governance practices and drive expansion into new clients and geographies Business Wire BELLEVUE, Wash. -- June 28, 2013 Society Consulting, a leading data and technology consultancy, announced today it has appointed Steve Newman as Vice President of Business Intelligence. Reporting to the CEO, Newman will lead a team of 80+ analysts, engineers, and strategists across 3 practices, to drive innovative data capabilities and outstanding customer experiences & business results for Society’s growing client base nationwide. Newman most recently led Blackberry’s User Data & Identity software team in delivering Blackberry 10 for Blackberry’s latest generation handsets. Prior to his tenure at Blackberry, Newman served as CTO of Gist, and in CTO and VP roles for companies such as Infospace, ImageNet, and Go2Net. Newman is widely regarded as an expert product builder and innovator, and well-known for creating large-scale services & systems, building talented teams, creating analytics measurement and processing systems, and delivering comprehensive solutions for companies of all sizes. His depth of experience integrating customer-facing technologies, cloud technologies, and analytics & big data technologies will enable his clients to create leading edge analytics systems for their businesses. "Society’s ability to attract a talented leader like Steve will continue to drive success in our fast-growing Big Data and Analytics practices," said Chad Richeson, CEO, Society Consulting. "Steve's track record in delivering innovative and compelling solutions that solve real-world problems is exceptional. In addition, his experience working with companies of all sizes across multiple industries will propel Society’s growth and expansion efforts." The addition of Newman to Society’s leadership team reinforces the company's focus on helping its clients combine analytics, cloud, and mobile technologies into compelling customer experiences, and in unleashing the potential of big data technologies in corporate settings. "I am excited to join such a fast-growing company whose capabilities are having a large impact on the market," said Newman. "Society has unique expertise and a strong culture that will enable it to create the experiences and capabilities that make its clients more competitive." About Society Consulting Society Consulting is a Seattle-based data and technology consulting company with blue chip clients such as Microsoft, T-Mobile, NBC, and Intel. Society brings together highly experienced professionals across Big Data engineering, analytics, software development, and marketing services to help its clients create innovative data-driven customer experiences. Society has significant expertise in technologies such as cloud computing, Hadoop, analytics, targeting, Mobile apps, and content management systems. Society was recently ranked as the #9 fastest-growing company in Washington state, and as #4 Best Companies To Work For by Seattle Business Magazine. For further information please contact, firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact: Society Consulting Chad Richeson, CEO, 425-503-2458 email@example.com
Society Consulting Taps Blackberry Exec Steve Newman as VP of Business Intelligence
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