(Chicago – July 18, 2018) SPINS®, the industry leader in health & wellness retail intelligence, providing retailers and brands actionable insights, activation tools, and product transparency to improve the lives of consumers, announces Troy Anderson as chief product & technology officer. Anderson will work collaboratively with SPINS leaders to unite and optimize the company’s overarching product strategy and engineering talent, focusing on critical data ingestion, management, and delivery platforms.
Most recently, Anderson was the chief product & technology officer at Chicago-based sports statistics provider STATS, and he has held prior chief product officer, chief technology officer, and chief executive officer roles in the SaaS and digital media space. Anderson has led multiple data product and technology teams and brings considerable experience powering solutions for companies such as Apple, Google, Walgreens, Walmart, and Amazon. As a published author and public speaker in his field, Anderson’s experience also includes a Google Tech Talk on how to solve data harmonization challenges.
“Troy brings outstanding experience working with big data sets, machine learning, and building data applications, all of which will help SPINS accelerate its growth goals,” said SPINS CEO, Tony Olson. “Troy will help us streamline our resources, continue to improve our current products, and drive the development of our future innovation.”
“SPINS’ vision for the future of data intelligence for retailers, brands, and consumers is spot on and very exciting. I’m honored to have been selected to lead a great team within SPINS, and I look forward to helping propel SPINS to the realization of that vision,” said SPINS Chief Product and Technology Officer, Troy Anderson.
SPINS is a passionate advocate of brands and retailers that promote healthy living. As the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics reporting, and consulting services for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industries, its business offerings are helping retailers in this high-growth area to connect people with the brands that they need and love. Learn more at www.spins.com.