JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Opera Solutions, a global leader in Big Data science, announced today that Bernhard Nann has joined the company as chief executive officer. Bernhard was most recently president of Operations and Technology at IRI. Arnab Gupta, founder of Opera Solutions, will serve as executive chairman of the company. Arnab is shifting his primary focus to driving revenue growth and helping realize the long-term vision of the company.
“I am excited about bringing Bernhard on board,” said Arnab. “He embodies the entrepreneurial spirit that has allowed us to come so far, combined with the discipline and focus that will be necessary to reach the next level. We have invested heavily in our Big Data science capabilities. The market has validated our approach, and it is now time to grow the business substantially.”
Prior to IRI, Bernhard served as CTO of Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO). He came to FICO in the 2003 acquisition of NAREX, a company he founded in 1995. Under his leadership, NAREX developed leading-edge analytics and proprietary artificial intelligence–based scoring and optimization technology.
“The past few years have shown us how Big Data science can fundamentally change the way companies operate, but we are still in the very early stages of technology adoption,” said Bernhard. “Opera Solutions has been at the forefront of this market from day one. Our data science, technology, and services capabilities are world-class. I look forward to helping our clients create sustainable value by solving their Big Data problems with scalable solutions and best-in-class Big Data services.”
Bernhard will be based in Opera Solutions’ global headquarters in Jersey City, NJ.
About Opera Solutions, LLC
Opera Solutions combines advanced science, technology, and domain knowledge to extract predictive intelligence from Big Data and turn it into insights and recommended actions that help people make smarter decisions, work more productively, serve their customers better, grow revenues, and reduce expenses. Its hosted solutions, delivered as a service, are today delivering results in some of the world’s most respected organizations in financial services, healthcare, hospitality, telecommunications, and government. Opera Solutions is headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, with other offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, follow @OperaSolutions on Twitter, visit the website or call 1-855-OPERA-22.