Lee Hannis joins OCF DATA’s growing expertise in Data Analytics
OCF DATA, the analytics and insight division of OCF plc, has appointed Lee Hannis to the role of Sales Leader. Lee will engage with UK organisations in the healthcare, higher education, utilities and manufacturing industries to help design and integrate data analytics solutions using a network of world leading vendor partner technology.
Drawing on previous knowledge and experience as head of business development at the Hartree Centre, Lee will consult with customers on the challenges they face in getting valuable business insights from their data. Lee’s experience of delivering operational data analysis and cognitive solutions will help clients fast track their data strategy and implementation.
“We’re seeing a lot of interest from customers around data analytics and the potential it has to enable better business profits as well as improved outcomes for customers” comments Cliff Brereton, Managing Director at OCF DATA. “With Lee’s appointment, we’ll be able to better meet the increasing demand we’re seeing from customers.”
He adds: With Lee’s experience we are able to consult with our customers and prospects on data analytics to help them find the best solution possible – whether that is enhanced workflow management in health care or better student performance for Universities. Lee will be a valuable asset to the team at OCF DATA.”
Lee brings with him a wealth of experience; in his previous role as head of business development, he successfully led bids and developed strategic relationships with clients including Rolls Royce, Unilever, Schlumberger, Barclays and innovative industry thought leaders such as Land Rover BAR and Alder Hey Hospital trust. While responsible for the management and direction of the Business Development team, he also established the data analytics consulting practice and led the pioneering delivery of cognitive technology into healthcare. Previously, Lee led the Government and Civil Agency business unit at UK’s leading biometric and identity specialist, Human Recognition Systems. Whilst there, Lee successfully led the business into national and international contracts delivering some of the most advanced biometric systems into HMPS, UK MoD, DSTL, United Nations, Olympic Delivery Authority and other international agencies.