SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 13, 2015) - Euclid Analytics, the leader in location analytics, today announced the appointment of Vladimir Novakovski to the role of Chief Technology Officer. Novakovski joins Euclid's executive team with over 12 years of experience in quantitative research and engineering management to drive the company's strategic direction and product development, and expand the engineering and analytics teams.
Novakovski previously served as the VP of Engineering at Addepar. Prior to that, he led the machine learning team at Quora, and headed up high frequency trading at Graham Capital, a $10 billion AUM hedge fund. In these roles, he proved to be an exceptional leader in building teams and productizing insights from large data sets.
"Data and analytics are core to extending Euclid's leadership position in the marketplace," said Brent Franson, Chief Executive Officer of Euclid Analytics. "Vladimir's unique track record in quantitative analytics, and building systems and engineering teams will bolster the capabilities of our growing global network that transforms big data from physical store locations into valuable business insights for our customers."
"With my passion for data-driven technology, I feel especially connected to Euclid's goals. I'm very excited about the unique data set that they've built and all the possibilities to leverage this data as actionable analytics for our clients," said Novakovski. "There's a wealth of opportunity to grow the power and importance of location analytics, and I'm looking forward to all of the exciting ways I can help Euclid continue to gather insights from the physical world."
Novakovski earned an AB with Honors from Harvard University where he also began PhD work in Economics as a Presidential Scholar before leaving academia. He has been passionate about science and technology from a young age, winning silver medals in both the International Physics Olympiad and the International Olympiad in Informatics.
Euclid Analytics is actively hiring for its product, engineering and business teams in San Francisco. To learn more and to see current job openings, visit http://www.euclidanalytics.com/about/careers/
Euclid Analytics is the world leader in location analytics. Over 500 brands across retail, banks, quick service restaurants, airports and shopping malls are using Euclid to understand customer behavior in their physical locations to optimize marketing, operations and staffing. Affordable and requiring no new hardware, Euclid is easy to deploy on leading Wi-Fi systems in less than 48 hours. Euclid's growing network captures billions of measurements per day across over 40 countries and tens of thousands of locations, analyzing hundreds of millions of physical customer touch points per year.
Euclid is backed by leading venture capital firms Benchmark Capital and NEA. For more information, visit http://euclidanalytics.com.