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March 14, 2012 08:00 ET

NewVantage Partners Expands Big Data Executive Thought-Leadership Initiatives

New Initiatives Spurred by Fortune 1000 Interest

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Mar 14, 2012) - NewVantage Partners, a boutique management consulting firm that advises and provides executive thought-leadership to Fortune 1000 clients on big data and enterprise data management, has announced an expanded range of big data executive thought-leadership activities and initiatives, in response to Fortune 1000 client and industry interest.

Executive Thought-Leadership Roundtables bring together Chief Data Officers / Big Data Executives

NewVantage Partners hosted a series of big data executive thought-leadership roundtable discussions in New York (March 1, 2012) and Boston (January 25, 2012).

The participants to the invitation-only breakfasts comprised a select group of Chief Data Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Digital Officers, and Heads of Analytics, representing the nation's leading financial services firms, and noted thought-leaders.

American Express, Bank of America, Bank of New York Mellon, Bridgewater Associates, CitiGroup, CVS/Caremark, Eaton Vance, Fidelity Investments, The Hartford, JP Morgan, MasterCard, State Street Bank, TD Ameritrade, and Wells Fargo Bank were among the firms represented.

Additional thought-leadership participants included MIT Sloan Management Review, the Enterprise Data Management (EDM) Council, the Center for CIO Leadership, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council.

NewVantage Partners Named as IBM Big Data Ecosystem Thought-Leadership Partner

NewVantage Partners has been named an IBM Big Data Ecosystem Executive Thought-Leadership Partner. Randy Bean, managing partner at NewVantage, noted, "We are pleased to partner with IBM in educating the business community on the tremendous opportunities that big data provides to accelerate the time-to-answer from their information assets. We are honored that IBM, which is at the forefront of the big data revolution, has identified and selected NewVantage Partners to be a key partner in building out executive thought-leadership on big data. For more information, see

NewVantage Partners Publishes New Articles on Big Data Challenges and Opportunities

NewVantage Partners has been featured in a number of recent articles and thought-leadership pieces on big data and issues in data management. Recent articles include:

  • CIO Insight. January 13, 2012. "Big Data: What Every CIO Needs to Know," by Paul Barth, PhD, Managing Partner.
  • Dataversity. January 10, 2012. "Data Governance: The Terrible Twos," by Paul Bergamo, General Partner.
  • AMA Monthly Newsletter. January 9, 2012. "Five Things a CMO Needs to Know About Big Data," by Blaise Heltai, PhD, General Partner.

Paul Barth, PhD, is a nationally recognized thought-leader and practitioner in leveraging information as a strategic asset, and was an early pioneer in big data. He holds a PhD from MIT, and a MS from Yale University.

Paul Bergamo was Chief Technology Officer at Liberty Mutual Insurance from 2001-2005, and Chief Technology Officer for Aetna US HealthCare from 1998-2001. He is a leading expert in the establishment of successful data governance practices and methods.

Blaise Heltai, PhD, began his career at Bell Labs leading consumer products groups, prior to assuming the positions of EVP/Internet Strategy at FleetBoston Financial and EVP/Customer Analytics Executive at Bank of America. He holds a PhD in Mathematics.

About NewVantage Partners
Decades before the advent of big data, there were a body of business leaders, technologists, and academic thinkers engaged by the prospect of leveraging information to help companies gain critical business insights that would lead to more informed business decisions. These individuals were pioneering new information-driven initiatives through database marketing (later CRM), introduction of the Internet as a new business channel, business process optimization, and customer analytics and business intelligence.

NewVantage Partners (NVP) is a boutique management consulting firm established in 2001, focused on "big data" and enterprise data management. The firm is comprised of many of the early business and technology pioneers of information-driven processes. Today, NVP are trusted advisors and senior consultants to a roster of Fortune 1000 clients, operating as a core team of experienced c-level business and technology executives, and industry advisors, augmented by subject-matter experts, working in small teams with executive management. More info:

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