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Andrew Winans has held leadership positions at The Nielsen Co., Netezza, MicroStrategy and Tandem.
ATLANTA, September 13, 2011 –QuantiSense, the leading provider of retail analytics and decision orchestration solutions, has named retail technology executive Andrew Winans as President of the company. Winans will also serve on the QuantiSense Board of Directors.
With over 25 years of experience in retail technology, Winans’ stellar resume includes previous leadership positions with The Nielsen Company, Netezza, MicroStrategy, and Tandem (now HP). As President of QuantiSense, Winans will apply his deep expertise in retail business intelligence to the company’s long-term strategic direction as well as day-to-day operations. Working closely with customers and partners, Winans will drive continued innovation in the QuantiSense Decision Orchestration Platform, as well as best-in-class implementation and service.
“QuantiSense has worked hard over the past decade to create the preferred retail analytics software for shaping merchandising and store operations decisions,” said Jeff Buck, CEO of QuantiSense. “Andy’s leadership will be a driving force to accelerate our growth, and guide our organization as we expand. With extensive experience in scaling organizations and his deep understanding of the retail analytics marketplace, he has already proven to be a valuable asset to the QuantiSense team.”
“For years, retailers have been trying to leverage the power of business intelligence,” commented Winans. “With the QuantiSense Decision Orchestration Platform, we are uniquely positioned to deliver actionable insights combined with repeatable industry best practices, and our solution can be implemented in an efficient manner that drives almost immediate value to our customers. I couldn’t be more excited to help QuantiSense expand in the coming years,” he added.
Based on a decade of experience delivering business intelligence solutions, QuantiSense offers a fresh approach to retail analytics. Using the QuantiSense Decision Orchestration PlatformTM, retailers can finally combine business intelligence with industry best practices to ensure the most profitable merchandising, consumer direct and store operations decisions. Awarded ten #1 rankings in the latest RIS Software Leaderboard for retail technology, QuantiSense is known for its 60-day implementation and high customer satisfaction. Customers including Burlington Coat Factory, Casual Male Retail Group, The Gap, Hallmark Cards, Michaels, Pacific Sunwear, and Restoration Hardwareuse QuantiSense PlaybooksTM to deliver operational excellence. To learn more visit www.QuantiSense.com.