Focused on the ethical use and monetization of user data
With 32 million small-medium businesses in the U.S. alone, TIKI's Steering Committee is a major step towards democratizing safe, ethical insights about consumers for businesses of all sizes, where businesses – no matter their size – can build their data on highly accurate insights collected ethically and affordably directly from their target customers.
“The ethical use and monetization of data is something the market has needed for quite some time. By bringing together such a diverse group of industry leaders, we’ll be able to understand how data-driven companies think about challenges related to data collection and usage in the market today.” — Brian Gagnon, Chairperson
Steering Committee members are industry leaders spanning a variety of data-driven markets. For transparency, the member list will be regularly updated.
Brian Gagnon (Chairperson) — Co-Founder and CTO, Uprise Partners
Gil Dror — CTO, Human Care Systems
Alex Sofronas — Advanced Analytics, DirectTV
John Calcio — VP of Sales, Pitch Media Group
Nick Vranos — Principal Engineer, Ellington Management Group
Mark Bugbee — Principal Cloud Solution Architect (Azure Space), Microsoft
Jeff Couret – 1.7M followers on TikTok, President, SEOak
Francesco Gadaleta — Founder, Chief Engineer, Amethix Technologies
Michal Pěchouček — CTO, Avast Software
Contact Brian Gagnon to inquire about joining the TIKI Steering Committee.
Participation is voluntary and on an individual basis. It does not represent a personal or corporate endorsement of TIKI.
According to a recent Forrester survey, 84% of businesses believe data is crucial to business decisions and strategy, and 64% planned to increase investment in data management technology over the next two years. Businesses that base decisions on data — not instincts or experience — are 19 times more likely to be profitable.
“The Steering Committee represents a breakthrough for TIKI as both a lens on the data industry but also an experienced peer group to review new ideas. The current and future members of this committee understand the need for a better solution to build trust with customers and more ethically use data to power their businesses. This is a huge milestone for TIKI and the data market overall.” — Barry O’Connor, Data Market Leader.