Carpe Data Names Greg Jones Chief Data Officer

Jones brings a background in big data and analytics to help Carpe Data better meet the needs of insurers worldwide.

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Carpe Data, a Santa Barbara-based provider of data solutions 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.

Greg Jones, Chief Data Officer, Carpe Data.

In his new role, Jones will be responsible for developing strategic approaches to data sourcing, identifying and exploring new data sources that expand Carpe Data’s product offerings, and partnering with the company’s product development team to implement and optimize new data solutions, among other responsibilities.

“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,” comments Max Drucker, CEO, Carpe Data. “We are thrilled to welcome him to the Carpe Data management team.”

Jones has over 20 years of experience in advanced analytics and data mining. Prior to joining Carpe Data, 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. Jones also previously served as a Director at Juniper Bank, Director at Experian, and Marketing Manager at Chase Card Services.

Max Drucker, CEO, Carpe Data.

Stellar Product Platform

“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,” comments Jones.

Carpe Data describes its offerings as fully automated data and predictive scoring products, with offerings that allow insurance 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.

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at or (503) 936-2803.

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