Big data and analytics specialist Razorsight Corp. has added Chris Checco, former lead management scientist for Accenture Federal Services, to its executive ranks as president and chief analytics officer.
Checco is charged with leading efforts to accelerate Razorsight’s development of advanced analytics solutions for global communications providers, cable operators and mobile operators.
This will include driving business growth by executing strategy and developing new products, Razorsight CEO Charlie Thomas said in the company’s release.
“Communications providers worldwide are telling us they must distinguish themselves from competitors through advanced analytics to better understand customer behaviors, over the top service impacts and profitability by customer, ” Thomas said.
Razorsight supplies cloud computing-based analytics solutions to the communications industry and has offerings for analyzing and visualizing big data.
The company said its solutions work “at very fast speeds, ” aiming to help communication providers seize new profit opportunities and lower margins.
“Chris Checco is a strong addition to our senior leadership team, ” Thomas told GovCon Wire Wednesday. “He’s a dynamic industry thought leader who has driven success at start-up and large enterprises alike across customers in both the government and private sector.”
“He’s had particularly impressive success within mobile communications operators.”
A more than 16-year information technology and communications veteran, Checco has spent time in the executive ranks at SRA International, Agilex Technologies and DHSoft, where he led the development of analtyics for telco clients that worked to overcome challenges to customer experience.
That background “provides a unique perspective and insight into the business needs and technical possibilities, ” added Razorsight CTO Suren Nathan.
Checco holds an international executive M.B.A. from Georgetown University and a B.B.A. from Pace University.
“I’m impressed with Razorsight’s customer base and growth potential and I’m certain we will bring compelling value to our customers by helping them leverage their data in new, impactful ways that significantly improve financial performance, ” said Checco.