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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Open Insights
Chief Data Officer and Executive Vice President, Research & Strategic Data Solutions at Yahoo!, Team Member at ChoiceStream, See All (4)



Dr. Usama Fayyad is the chairman and CTO of ChoozOn, a platform for fully personalized deal discovery and social shopping for deals. Prior to ChoozOn, Fayyad served as Yahoo!'s executive vice president of Research & Strategic Data Solutions and was responsible for Yahoo's overall data strategy, architecting Yahoo's data policies and systems, prioritizing data investments, and managing the Company's data analytics and data processing infrastructure. The analysis and management of data within Fayyad's group enabled Yahoo to ensure customer satisfaction and develop innovative products and services that are essential to consumers' lives.

Prior to joining Yahoo, Fayyad co-founded and led the DMX Group, a data mining and data strategy consulting company. In early 2000, he co-founded and served as CEO of digiMine Inc. (now Revenue Science, Inc.), a data analysis and data mining company that built,... See More

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