FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
San Antonio, Texas and Buffalo, N.Y. – November 1, 2017 – Today at Utility Analytics Week, TROVE, the predictive data science company, announced it has made three senior hires across its data science and sales teams to bring the benefits of predictive data science to more clients and drive company growth. Dr. Kamil Grajski joins as Managing Director, Data Science; Tim Pettit as Vice President, Sales – Utilities; and Kevin Matray as Vice President, Sales – Customer Solutions.
Fresh off a major enterprise contract with a large Mid-Atlantic utility, TROVE’s hiring of the new executives reflects the company’s growing opportunity in the emerging predictive data science space, one in which TROVE is innovating, winning new business, and poised to lead. These hires also signal a new phase in the company’s lifecycle as TROVE aggressively builds upon the gains of its advanced data science platform and robust set of Customer and Systems Solvers™ to deepen and broaden market penetration.
Dr. Grajski, Pettit, and Matray will each play an important role in this evolution:
Dr. Kamil Grajski – A seasoned Silicon Valley technology innovator and executive with a proven leadership record at Qualcomm, Dr. Grajski joins TROVE from his own data science consultancy to manage the Science Squad, TROVE’s renowned data science team. At TROVE, Dr. Grajski will marry ongoing data science innovation with process rigor to help the company bring timely, high-quality commercial-grade predictive products to market.
Tim Pettit – A successful management consultant to the utilities industry with 20+-years-experience bringing process innovation and the benefits of data analytics to clients in the commercial, residential, and renewable energy sectors, Pettit joins TROVE from DNV GL and will lead utility sales and manage key partnerships in the sector.
Kevin Matray – Combining a “Big 4” consulting pedigree, an intimate knowledge of enterprise systems, and extensive experience solving clients’ business problems, Matray joins TROVE from his own consulting practice where his client-service skills helped TROVE grow ADT into one of its largest Platform engagements. Matray will lead the company’s business development efforts in data-intensive industries beyond the utilities sector.
“TROVE’s ability to attract this level of talent – with each of these individuals choosing us – speaks volumes about the predictive data science space, the progress our company has made to date, and our prospects for the future as we become synonymous with making data useful for our clients,” said Ted Schultz, CEO, TROVE. “Adding Kamil, Tim, and Kevin to our growing team marks an important milestone in our evolution as we become more systematic in our approach to product and business development and grow beyond our startup roots.”
TROVE Predictive Data Science, Inc. is an innovator in predictive data-science technology. The breakthrough TROVE Platform, which combines the best in scalability, open-source technology, data fusion, advanced data modeling, and consumer data, as well as data-science expertise and teamwork, makes data useful for the utility, smart-home, and other data-intensive industries. The company is headquartered in Buffalo, NY with an office in Silicon Valley. For more information, please see www.trove.forwarddev.net.
For more information contact:
Isaias Sudit, TROVE
Dan Mees, Holland-Mark for TROVE