David Kenny

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Diretor Executivo

David Kenny foi nomeado Chief Executive Officer da Nielsen em Novembro de 2018.

Kenny dedicou a sua carreira profissional às áreas de Data Science e Inteligência Artificial, com especial foco nas indústrias de retalho, marketing e media. Desenvolveu um profundo e holístico conhecimento sobre os meios de comunicação e os anunciantes, assim como sobre a melhor forma de os servir, e foi, durante muito tempo, cliente e parceiro da Nielsen. Kenny tem um historial comprovado na implementação de estratégias de crescimento, supervisão de transações estratégicas e criação de valor para os stakeholders.

Mais recentemente, serviu como Vice-Presidente Sénior de Soluções Cognitivas na IBM. Nesta função, supervisionou as iniciativas de inteligência artificial da IBM, recorrendo ao machine learning para oferecer suporte a clientes corporativos de uma grande variedade de setores, incluindo serviços de saúde, serviços financeiros, retalho e media. Anteriomente foi Presidente e Diretor Executivo da The Weather Company, que foi adquirida pela IBM.

Ocupou ainda os cargos de Presidente da Akamai, uma empresa tecnológica de plataforma cloud, de Sócio-Gerente da VivaKi, uma empresa de media, e de co-fundador e CEO da Digitas, Inc.

Atualmente, David faz parte do Conselho de Direção da Best Buy e da Teach for America.

David licenciou-se em administração industrial no GM Institute (atual Kettering University) e tem um MBA da Harvard Business School.