Blast Radius and KBM Group Onboard Top Talent
RICHARDSON, Texas -- February 28, 2014
In a move to provide clients with top talent, Blast Radius and KBM Group
(KBMG) announced four new hires. Blast Radius took on Chandana Reddy, creative
technologist, and Jack Minster, technical solutions architect. Both are based
in Chicago and report to Matt Collins, VP, creative technology, working with
clients such as United Airlines and Bankers Life.
Bolstering its new and expanding Life and Property & Casualty data practice,
KBMG hired Clark Wooten as SVP, vertical practice lead, reporting to Mike
Burns, EVP of KBMG’s Health Services division, effective immediately.Tom
Edwards joins as VP, business development, for its insurance group, and will
also report to Burns.
A veteran interactive developer, Reddy joins Blast Radius in the role of
creative technologist. Reddy will provide technical leadership throughout the
entire lifecycle of agency engagements, focusing on crafting engaging brand
experiences through technology. An accomplished designer, Reddy developed
digital experiences across various devices for health and wellness clients
while at MarketSense and AbelsonTaylor.
Minster joins Blast Radius as technical solutions architect and will be
charged with the design and deployment of complex, maintainable and scalable
enterprise systems and applications across Web, mobile, and tablet devices. He
joins from AbelsonTaylor, where he designed and developed advanced technology
systems for clients in the pharmaceutical sector.
Wooten will lead KBMG’s Life and Property & Casualty group after spending 15
years with Acxiom, where he headed the insurance and investment services
market group responsible for client relationship management and service
delivery.Prior to Acxiom, Wooten worked at Nationwide Insurance, where he
developed strategic marketing plans using demographic and other data.
A senior marketing executive with 30 years of experience, Edwards has worked
for companies such as Acxiom and Epsilon. His expertise spans database
marketing, data and analytics, IT outsourcing services and banking
applications software. He joins from Innovatus, a company he founded that
provides fraud-mitigation solutions to the property and casualty insurance
About KBMG and Blast Radius
KBMG helps companies create meaningful, mutually beneficial engagements with
customers through data-driven insights. Blast Radius is a strategic digital
agency that connects brands and consumers to tackle complex issues in a highly
connected world. They are part of Wunderman, a member of WPP (NASDAQ:WPPGY)
and Young & Rubicam Group.
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