Predictive data science business, Outra, makes key business development appointment recruiting Stewart Holt to the role of Business Development Director in its continued drive to meet ambitious expansion plans for 2019/20.

Holt will work alongside Outra’s existing business development team and will be responsible for driving the organisation’s planned and structured growth, particularly amongst data-heavy sectors such as insurance, retail, automotive, utility, gaming and charity. Stewart Holt

Holt has a wealth of industry and business development experience having worked most recently at cloud-solutions heavyweight, Oracle, and previously at SaaS Marketing technology specialists IgnitionOne and EagleEye Solutions. He has also worked for data and marketing services organisations The REaD Group and Acxiom.

Comments Caroline Worboys, COO, Outra:

“Stewart’s background is perfect for this role. His business development experience combined with his domain knowledge is a rare find and we are delighted that he has chosen to join our team which is committed to helping organisations derive value from data, AI, machine learning and data science. This is an exciting year for us. We’ve already made significant investment with the appointments of three new data scientists, so Stewart’s appointment is an extension of our ambition to grow the business.”

Adds Holt:

“I am joining Outra at just the right time. We are at the brink of an exciting period of business transformation, with data becoming increasingly important. Through the application of cutting edge technology I believe brands can gain competitive advantage by extracting the maximum value from their data. I am excited to be joining a team that innovates and develops solutions that genuinely break the mould.”

Outra helps brands deliver better business outcomes by using the best data, data science and technology.

Outra is a predictive data science business that uses data to transform businesses. We bring a modern, science-led approach to delivering actionable customer insight at speed. By using AI, machine intelligence and deep learning, we maximise the value and predictability from data to learn from the past, optimise the present and shape the future.

Outra was founded by industry leaders frustrated that data is not delivering on its promise to change the customer experience and to drive the success of brands. Starting in May 2017, we have built a team who are curious about data and data science experts focused on shaping new, faster and more agile ways of working. We are already working with 15+ major brands including Daily Mail, Azur, Wayfair, Sky and Heylo.

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