DataWeave, a Competitive Intelligence as a Service provider for global retailers and consumer brands, announced today that Nathaniel (Natt) Fry will join the company's Advisory Board as Strategic Advisor. Natt, a seasoned technology executive, is currently Founder and CEO at Aurore LLC, Strategic Advisor at CrowdANALYTIX, and Member of the Board of Directors at Youth Business USA.
"Natt has been a renowned thought leader in the retail industry for more than three decades," said Karthik Bettadapura, Co-founder and CEO at DataWeave. "His rich and diverse domain expertise leading retail initiatives for global leaders will be invaluable to us, as we look to drive increased adoption of our products among retailers and brands across the world."
Previously, in his role as Managing Director of Retail Transformation at Accenture, he helped retailers leverage cutting-edge data and technology solutions to design and lead enterprise transformation programs. He also worked with IBM for over 15 years in the retail vertical, in various leadership capacities.
"Artificial Intelligence and machine-learning based technologies like DataWeave's are transforming the way modern retailers make decisions," said Natt Fry. "The company's unique approach to delivering timely, accurate, and actionable competitive insights addresses the growing need for retailers to compete profitably in the highly complex world of online commerce. I look forward to contributing to DataWeave's progress as it continues to grow exponentially."
DataWeave's Retail Intelligence and Brand Analytics solutions harness vast amounts of publicly available data, to deliver actionable competitive insights on pricing, products, promotions, and more, to retailers and consumer brands, globally. The company recently completed its Series A round of financing led by a diverse group of institutional investors from Silicon Valley, Japan, Singapore, and India.
"Natt joins us at a time when DataWeave is aggressively expanding its footprint," said Krishnan Thyagarajan, President and COO at DataWeave. "His knowledge and experience will help us deliver superior solutions and value to our customers."
DataWeave provides Competitive Intelligence as a Service to retailers and consumer brands by aggregating and analyzing millions of unstructured data points across multiple data sources on the Web. Powered by AI and machine-learning, the company's data products enable enterprises to better understand the competitive environment, optimize customer experience, and drive profitable growth.