Comprised of VPs and senior level executives from well-known retail and consumer brands, as well as data science professors from renowned universities and The Parker Avery Group’s leadership team, the board is chaired by Sam Iosevich, who joined Parker Avery as Chief Analytics Officer and Managing Partner in April of 2020. Sam has over 20 years of deep experience architecting and developing business analytics platforms for some of the largest retail and CPG companies in the world, as well as building highly successful companies as an entrepreneur. He is a renowned leader in the areas of demand forecasting using dynamic aggregation, assortment optimization, and test & learn.
“The formation of the Tailored Intelligence Advisory Board is an important step in further refining and infiltrating the industry’s acceptance and comfort level with advanced analytics into their everyday operating models,” Sam says. “The board’s collaborative feedback will ensure analytics solutions really move the needle and bring much-needed science into the art of merchandising, retailing, and consumer goods demand forecasting.”
Parker Avery’s Tailored Intelligence suite of services infuses the firm’s extensive industry expertise and proprietary demand analytics platform with retail and consumer goods data and strategic objectives, resulting in meaningful business insights that assist their clients in making more informed and effective decisions. Complementing business process alignment with Tailored Intelligence insights, the solution also addresses key change management and organizational elements, which are crucial to successful analytics adaptation.
Focusing on merchandise planning, fulfillment, and markdown optimization, the firm’s Tailored Intelligence solution can be implemented in as little as six weeks with Parker Avery’s proven, turnkey approach. Parker Avery customizes each implementation to address their clients’ existing analytics capabilities and unique operating and strategic requirements.