Accenture Federal Services has announced the appointment of Bryan Rich as managing director of analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, with a focus on integrating AI into next-gen applied technology solutions and services for federal agencies.
In his new role he will work with the data science and technology teams inside Accenture Federal Services to build the innovative design, architecture and project management capabilities of the portfolio, including advanced automation and machine learning.
“Bryan’s combination of applied technology and operational experience will supercharge our analytics practice and keep Accenture Federal Services on the leading edge of analytics innovation,” said Biniam Gebre, managing director at Accenture Federal Services for management consulting. “Bryan has the talent to find the best solutions for our clients by bringing together our data science, applied technology and management consulting teams.”
“Our federal clients will benefit from Bryan’s ability to leverage our global firm’s unique reach into the core technology vendors and platforms which we’ve deployed countless times to solve similar at-scale problems for Fortune 100 firms,” said Tom Greiner, senior managing director of the Technology Business at Accenture Federal Services.
Rich brings outstanding operational experience delivering innovative analytics solutions for global customers, the company said. He joins Accenture from Novetta Solutions, a Carlyle Group-owned business, where he served as senior vice president of analytics strategy. A former TV and radio producer, Bryan founded an analytics-as-a-service technology business focused on automating pattern detection and analytics in real-time open source data.
“The hybridization of data science and management consulting coupled with the pace of automation signals a generational disruption in our market and I look forward to working with the talented professionals at Accenture to drive the convergence of artificial intelligence and data analytics into game-changing real-time solutions for federal customers,” Rich said.