ACERTUS is hiring a senior data scientist


Omnichannel automotive logistics platform ACERTUS announced Thursday it has hired a chief data specialist, appointing Eric Hanson to the post.

In this role, Hanson will develop data-driven insight and analysis to improve the finished vehicle supply chain process, as well as data mining and analysis for process, product and service optimization. price. He will also develop machine learning and predictive artificial intelligence algorithms for use in automation and to create personalized experiences.

“The breadth of ACERTUS data has immense potential to drive efficiencies throughout the finished vehicle supply chain,” Hanson said in a press release. “Our goal is to unlock this potential through data science and make data a critical engine of operations to optimize and improve the ACERTUS experience. I look forward to building and leading a team of data scientists to support the organization in this effort.

Hanson’s background includes time spent with Brownells and Texas Christian University. At TCU, where he was a faculty member, Hanson helped design the Data Science University Degree, taught undergraduate and graduate courses, and conducted research in mathematics and machine learning.

“ACERTUS continues to invest in data science to advance our mission of turning once complicated automotive logistics into a competitive advantage for all of our partners,” said Trent Broberg, CEO of ACERTUS, in the press release. “Eric’s expertise will be instrumental in driving our continued efforts to develop and implement data-driven solutions and strengthen our position as a technology-driven automotive logistics platform. “

Blair Koch, Chief Digital Officer, added, “With his knowledge of data science principles and algorithms and his experience in several data science applications and coding languages, Eric will not only add a new level of expertise to this growing practice, but will also ensure that we take a product optimization approach.

“Today, ACERTUS technology promises improved efficiency, increased transparency and convenience. Tomorrow it will meet the growing needs and expectations of customers and create a breakthrough in the industry as the only market to connect shippers, carriers, drivers, title and registration processors, storage facilities and compliance experts.

Sean N. Ayres