Bryan Rich, formerly senior vice president of analytics strategy at Novetta Solutions, has joined Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business as managing director of analytics and artificial intelligence solutions.
Rich will collaborate with Accenture Federal Services’ technology and data science teams to develop project management, architecture and design capabilities in machine learning, automation and other areas, the company said.
Biniam Gebre, managing director for management consulting at Accenture Federal Services, said Rich’s operational and applied technology experience would help the company build up its analytics practice and deliver novel platforms to clients.
Rich is a former television and radio producer who founded and served as CEO of Global News Intelligence for more than a decade.
He previously served as a digital journalism teacher at Harvard University’s Nieman Foundation.