DataWeave, a Competitive Intelligence as a Service provider for global retailers and consumer brands, announced that Nathaniel (Natt) Fry will join the company’s Advisory Board as Strategic Advisor. Natt, a seasoned technology executive, is currently Founder and CEO at Aurore LLC, Strategic Advisor at CrowdANALYTIX, and Member of the Board of Directors at Youth Business USA.
“Natt has been a renowned thought leader in the retail industry for more than three decades. His rich and diverse domain expertise leading retail initiatives for global leaders will be invaluable to us, as we look to drive increased adoption of our products among retailers and brands across the world,” said Karthik Bettadapura, Co-founder and CEO at DataWeave.
Previously, in his role as Managing Director of Retail Transformation at Accenture, he helped retailers leverage cutting-edge data and technology solutions to design and lead enterprise transformation programs. He also worked with IBM for over 15 years in the retail vertical, in various leadership capacities.
“Artificial Intelligence and machine-learning based technologies like DataWeave’s are transforming the way modern retailers make decisions. The company’s unique approach to delivering timely, accurate, and actionable competitive insights addresses the growing need for retailers to compete profitably in the highly complex world of online commerce. I look forward to contributing to DataWeave’s progress as it continues to grow exponentially,” said Natt Fry.
DataWeave’s Retail Intelligence and Brand Analytics solutions harness vast amounts of publicly available data, to deliver actionable competitive insights on pricing, products, promotions, and more, to retailers and consumer brands, globally. The company recently completed its Series A round of financing led by a diverse group of institutional investors from Silicon Valley, Japan, Singapore, and India.
“Natt joins us at a time when DataWeave is aggressively expanding its footprint. His knowledge and experience will help us deliver superior solutions and value to our customers,” said Krishnan Thyagarajan, President and COO at DataWeave.