Founder of Gomez, Inc. brings data strategy and regulatory compliance experience in financial services to leading data and analytics firm
NEW YORK, N.Y., December 4, 2014 – Knowledgent, the data and analytics firm, today announced the addition of technology innovator Julio Gomez as Industry Strategy Partner. In this new role, Gomez will drive Knowledgent’s data strategy and regulatory compliance work with clients in the financial services industry. More than ever, data strategies can have sweeping effects for driving revenue, reducing costs, and managing compliance risk. Addressing the financial services industry’s strategic opportunities and regulatory challenges requires organizations to leverage strong data foundations built on leading-edge technologies.
Though new to Knowledgent, Gomez is no stranger to data and analytics consulting for financial services. He brings over 20 years of experience in implementing risk management and regulatory compliance initiatives across financial services organizations. Named one of Time Magazine’s “Fifty Most Important People Shaping Technology” and Institutional Investor’s “Fifty Most Influential People on Wall Street,” Gomez has served as a senior analyst for Forrester Research and as the global head of research for IDC Financial Insights. He is widely known as the founder of Gomez, Inc. (f.k.a. Gomez Advisors), the ecommerce benchmarking and performance monitoring service.
“Julio is a tremendous addition to our firm,” said Sean Hickey, Portfolio Partner, Knowledgent. “He brings deep data and regulatory knowledge in financial services that will only enhance our solutions to the data strategy and compliance challenges facing our clients today.”
“I am proud to be joining Knowledgent and excited for the opportunity to expand our offerings for financial services,” said Gomez. “I am looking forward to supporting Knowledgent’s growth and to leveraging my expertise and experience to build on Knowledgent’s reputation as a client-focused data and analytics firm.”
Knowledgent is a data and analytics firm that helps organizations transform their information into business results through data and analytics innovation. Our expertise seamlessly integrates industry experience, data analytics and science capabilities, and data architecture and engineering skills to uncover actionable insights.
Knowledgent operates in the emerging world of big data as well as in the established disciplines of enterprise data warehousing, master data management, and business analysis. We not only have the technical knowledge to deliver game-changing solutions at all phases of development, but also the business acumen to evolve data initiatives from ideation to operationalization, ensuring that organizations realize the full value of their information.
For more information about Knowledgent, visit www.knowledgent.com.