Enova Decisions Adds Seasoned Leaders in Analytics Services and Sales
CHICAGO (July 7, 2016) — Enova Decisions, an Analytics as a Service provider dedicated to enabling real-time, data-driven decisions for its clients, today announced two new hires to aid in accelerating the company’s growth. Sean Naismith joins Enova Decisions as its new head of analytics services, and Garry Weiss will serve as head of sales and lead client solutions executive.
“We are excited to welcome two proven leaders in advanced analytics and client solutions as we work to bring value to our clients through real-time, scalable decisioning,” said Joe DeCosmo, Chief Analytics Officer at Enova International, Enova Decisions’ parent company. “Together, Sean and Garry will work to ensure we’re connecting clients with solutions that best maximize opportunities to use analytics to enhance their customer experience and drive meaningful business results.”
As head of analytics services, Naismith will lead analytics engagements for Enova Decisions and serve as subject matter expert for all predictive analytics solutions. He will work closely with key business stakeholders to identify opportunities where real-time predictive analytics decisions will maximize business impact and drive key performance indicators.
With more than 16 years of experience, Naismith comes to Enova from Leapfrog, where he led the development of the company’s predictive analytics capabilities. During his time at Leapfrog, Naismith developed and launched analytics solutions that increased client ROI by over 10 percent. Before Leapfrog, Naismith served as director of strategic intelligence for TrendPointers, LLC, and director of research for Global Currency Group. Naismith holds his bachelors in finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
“I’m excited to be joining Enova Decisions, a business whose focus on using advanced, predictive analytics to deliver client value is a perfect fit for my experience,” said Naismith. “Enova Decisions is bringing truly innovative technology and analytics-driven solutions to market, and I look forward to helping clients fully realize the value this kind of real-time decisioning can bring to their businesses.”
Weiss joins Enova Decisions from Vista Industrial Aggregators, where he served as managing principal. Prior to that, he held senior sales and client relationship management roles with Jones Lang LaSalle, First Industrial Realty Trust, Venture One Real Estate and Podolsky Northstar Realty Partners. With 29 years of experience in sales, Weiss brings a unique approach to the world of advanced, predictive analytics. He holds his degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
In his role as head of sales and lead client solutions executive, Weiss will develop and lead the full scope of sales responsibilities for Enova Decisions.
“Companies across all sectors are realizing the need for better and faster decision making, and Enova Decisions is leading the way with its real-time decisioning platform and customized solutions,” said Weiss. “I look forward to connecting potential clients to the value Enova Decisions can bring through improved underwriting and credit decisions, reduced fraud, optimized operations, and more profitable and precise marketing initiatives.”
About Enova Decisions
Enova Decisions delivers innovative analytics solutions that help companies make real-time, data-driven decisions at scale, to meet customer demand for instant answers. With 12 years of modeling experience and over 50 analytics experts, Enova Decisions provides a real-time decisioning platform that can output customizable scoring and decisioning within sub seconds. Working across several industries including telecommunications, higher education, insurance and utilities, Enova Decisions helps its clients thrive with a variety of solutions to help them reduce fraud, optimize operations, and find and keep the right customers. Chicago-based Enova Decisions is a part of Enova International (NYSE: ENVA), a leading provider of online financial services powered by advanced analytics and innovative technology.