Port Washington, NY, December
16, 2019
The NPD Group announced that Darren
Person
has been named Global Chief Information Officer. As head of the NPD Technology Group, encompassing the company’s operations and technology organizations, he is responsible for spearheading the development of NPD’s next generation platform addressing clients’ needs through innovations in data and analytics. Person joined NPD earlier this year as Chief Data Strategy Officer.

Person is a Silicon Alley technology executive with more than 20 years of experience across a wide spectrum of industries. Prior to joining NPD, he was with RELX Group, a global information and analytics company, where he held a number of key roles driving the technology vision, strategy, and execution from cloud migration to implementations of enterprise scale data and analytics. Before RELX, Person was Chief Technology Officer for CBS Television Stations and held senior technology and product leadership roles with Lifetime Entertainment, Adecco, and USA Networks.

“Technology drives innovation, and the work being done under Darren’s leadership will enable NPD to remain the leader in providing best-in-class data in a rapidly changing world,” said Karyn Schoenbart, NPD’s Chief Executive Officer.