Infutor Data Solutions names Jeff Beard Chief Operating Officer
Appointment of Beard Enhances Infutor’s Leadership Position in the Information Service Provider Marketplace
April 20, 2016 – Plainfield, IL – Infutor Data Solutions, a privately-held on-demand data solution provider, has named Jeff Beard Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Beard will oversee and drive all product and marketing initiatives, streamlining strategic growth of new solutions and verticals.
Beard has over 25 years of product development, marketing, and data strategy experience, driving growth and improvement through all organizational departments. He provides significant expertise in the areas of product growth and innovation, strategic marketing initiatives, and corporate structure.
“Companies today are looking for a provider that can deliver the most accurate data solutions, on-demand, with flexibility to meet their internal requirements,” says Beard. “Infutor is that company, and I’m excited to join a team that continues to develop innovative, market-driven solutions. The people at Infutor have as much passion for data as I’ve ever seen in my career, and we are going to work to continue customizing solutions that enhance consumer intelligence for actionable decisions,” continues Beard.
Most recently, Beard has been leading Data Strategy for Privacystar and Accudata Technologies. Prior to that, Beard spent 13 years with Acxiom before joining TARGUSinfo in 2000, where in 2001, he lead an effort to acquire International Business List and infoNational, which was rebranded as Amacai. Beard went on develop Localeze, a subsidiary of Amacai. TARGUS info and Amacai/Localeze were acquired by Neustar in November 2011.
“With Infutor’s continued growth and success over the past 5 years as well as our repository of authoritative consumer and business data assets, bringing Jeff on board puts us in position to take the next step in providing innovative next-generation solutions to the marketplace,” explains Gary Walter, President and CEO of Infutor. “With his significant experience and history of success, Jeff will make an immediate impact as we continue to develop on-demand solutions that maximize consumer engagement. We are extremely pleased to welcome him to our team,” continues Walter.
Infutor is the go-to company for both public and proprietary information and has developed high-speed platforms for data accessibility, real-time data delivery, automated batch data processing, and advanced data cleansing. Database updates are completed daily; processing in excess of 2.6 billion records on a monthly basis.
Infutor, which provides its services to many of the nation’s top financial service providers, retailers, non-profits, marketing agencies, and call centers, has seen significant revenue growth over the past 5 years and looks to continue providing new and innovative real-time data-driven solutions to the market.