Press release

Scott Schlesinger joins PA Consulting to lead US Data and Analytics team

06 December 2021

Scott Schlesinger has joined PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a Partner leading PA’s US Data and Analytics team. Scott will manage PA’s data analytics, business intelligence, and AI capabilities for clients across the US.

Scott is a results-oriented technology executive and a recognized thought leader, speaker, and author. He has held several senior leadership positions with major systems integration and consulting organizations. Scott served as the Chief Analytics Officer and Global Head of AI & Analytics Advisory for Cognizant Digital, was a Partner/Principal at EY, where he led the Data & Analytics team for the Americas, and led the North America Business Information Management Group (now Data & Analytics) at Capgemini.

Organizations that use data effectively have a clear advantage when it comes to improving operational performance, driving revenue streams, identifying new markets, understanding customers, managing profitability, cutting costs and monitoring risk. Recently PA’s data and analytics teams built a national pediatric data registry to improve children’s health for the American Academy of Pediatrics, predicted the spread of COVID-19 to safeguard Unilever’s global ecosystem, and co-developed a platform to enable better food buying decisions for food data start-up TeakOrigin.

John Cala, Head of Americas at PA Consulting, says: “I’m delighted to welcome Scott to the team. He has a long track record of success, helping clients make better, faster and more informed decisions by leveraging business intelligence, analytics, AI and data management technologies. PA’s diverse team of data analytics and business intelligence experts make it possible to extract value from the vast amounts of data our clients hold and create opportunity from complexity.”

Scott Schlesinger, US Data and Analytics Lead at PA Consulting, says: “It’s truly an exciting time for data driven organizations and I’m thrilled to be a part of PA Consulting. I look forward to working together with our US clients to harness and optimize the value of their data.”

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