NEW YORK – August 27, 2010 – 1010data, providers of data warehouse and business intelligence products and services, is pleased to announce that Robert Marklein has joined the company as a senior consultant. He brings a tremendous depth of analytics experience to the company’s retail and consumer packaged goods customers.
“This is an excellent opportunity for our customers, as it allows them to tap into some of the best analytical and practical thinking in the industry,” says Jim Mattecheck, vice president, Retail Solutions Group for 1010data. “Bob has an excellent track record with a portfolio of success and experiences that will help us accelerate our growth in the retail and CPG industries. We are honored to have him join our team to help us achieve the objectives of our customers.”
Marklein joins 1010data after 29 years at P&G, the world’s largest and most respected consumer goods company, where he worked on the application of data and analytics that drove decisions for the company’s nearly 300 brands. His work focused on developing innovative ways of analyzing data to get insights about shopping behavior and on communicating the results in language that makes it possible for sales and marketing people to grasp and take action. He was also instrumental in developing and designing the P&G program the company currently uses to support its top retailer clients. Marklein discovered the capabilities of 1010data during his tenure with P&G where he worked closely with the company’s products and customers over the years. “It’s all about the customer and it has been for years,” said Bob Marklein. “1010data has an incredible opportunity to solve the data problems associated with detail analytics and I am excited to put my experience to work for the industry.”
Marklein holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from University of Wisconsin- Madison, where he specialized in Quantitative Analysis, and he holds a Master of Science degree in Operations Research from Cornell University.