Travelers Insurance’s David Whiting Joins Earnix North America
Authority in business analytics to support Earnix’s continued North American expansion
New York, NY – September 4, 2013 – Earnix, a leading provider of integrated pricing and customer analytics solutions for banking and insurance, today announced the addition of analytics expert David Whiting, Ph.D., as the company’s Director of Professional Services, North America. David will further the breadth and depth of Earnix team in the region, leading the management and on-the-ground delivery of advanced analytics projects performed for customers in the United States and Canada.
With over 18 years of experience in analytics and statistical modeling, David brings to Earnix a broad expertise in predictive modeling for reserving and pricing in insurance, financial statement fraud detection, and customer segmentation, among other areas. Before joining Earnix, David served as Senior Director of Strategic Business Analytics at Travelers Insurance. There he led projects on a variety of predictive and exploratory model analyses. Prior to Travelers, Dr. Whiting was Associate Chair of the Brigham Young University Department of Statistics, where he was employed as a statistics professor since 1995. He holds a Ph.D. in statistics from Texas A&M University, and a M.S. in statistics and B.A. in chemistry from Brigham Young University.
“Earnix’s product is proven, with over a decade of experience in making companies worldwide grow faster or become more profitable,” said David Whiting. “The software platform is impressive because it combines true statistical sophistication and modeling flexibility with an ease-of-use that makes it appropriate for Product Managers, Actuaries and Ph.D. statisticians alike. I am excited to be joining Earnix’s global Professional Services team and helping to introduce this best-in-class platform to insurance and banking customers as we expand operations in North America.”
“We are thrilled to welcome David Whiting to our growing team in North America,” said Reuven Shnaps, Ph.D., Vice President of Professional Services for Earnix. “He’s a highly skilled statistician and a cross-functional team leader, and we’re confident that our customers will benefit greatly from his impressive background and expertise in advanced analytics and predictive modeling.”
Earnix provides an advanced analytics platform designed for the financial services industry, which integrates real-time decision-making capabilities into the business process, delivering significant results.
Earnix’s modeling, algorithms, and Machine Learning capabilities automate the rapid deployment of customer-centric offers by considering variables such as price, product features, and distribution channels, to optimize KPIs such as revenue, profit, sales volume, and customer satisfaction.
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