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Competera, a pioneer in AI-powered retail pricing solutions, announced today that it has appointed to its Advisory Council Alex Vayner, Managing Partner of data & AI consultancy, Martingale Insights. With extensive experience working in data analytics and artificial intelligence as well as leading companies through the transformation into insight-driven enterprises, Alex brings a wealth of expertise that will benefit Competera and its customers.

Before founding Martingale Insights, Alex held leadership positions at global consultancies, such as KPMG and Capgemini, and served as Vice President and Global Head of Data Innovation at Equifax. Early in his career, he worked as a quantitative developer and data scientist in multiple consulting and corporate roles. His career is marked by notable achievements in building and running high-performance data science teams, developing innovative data products, and enhancing data and AI capabilities in both consulting and corporate environments.

Reflecting on his new role, Alex said, “Competera’s innovative use of AI in price optimization represents a pivotal shift in retail. In an era when companies must make decisions based on real-time data at scale is crucial for success, the Competera Pricing Platform excels at leveraging large quantities of real-time data and a robust AI engine to deliver intelligent, actionable insights essential for revenue and margin growth. I’m eager to contribute to its mission and help retailers navigate this data-centric landscape for enhanced decision-making.”

Alexandr Galkin, CEO and Co-Founder of Competera, welcomed Alex’s expertise with enthusiasm: “Alex’s addition to our team marks a significant milestone. His extensive experience in data analytics and a visionary approach to business transformation will be instrumental in advancing our AI-driven pricing solutions. We look forward to his contributions in driving growth and innovation for us and our customers.”

The addition of Alex Vayner to the Advisory Council underscores Competera’s commitment to its customers as it strives to lead the retail sector with innovative, data-centric pricing strategies that drive success and profitability. Looking ahead, Alex’s leadership is expected to contribute to the realization of Competera’s mission, ensuring the company’s AI-powered pricing platform continues to set the standard in retail pricing optimization.

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