Avi Halutz Chief Information Officer
Avi Halutz is The NPD Group's Chief Information Officer, responsible for overseeing all global Information Technology and Operations functions for the company. He leads the architectural design and systems development to support the company’s growth strategy, which includes the continuing rollout of leading-edge data management and delivery systems. These comprehensive systems support NPD products for Geo-Level reporting, national point-of-sale, consumer information, and Advanced Analytics. Avi has significant expertise and experience in designing and creating complex, data-intensive systems and processes.
Prior to joining The NPD Group in October 2007, he was Vice President, Technology, Marketing Information, and Retail Systems for Time Inc., where he successfully led the build-out and implementation of the systems and infrastructure for efficient processing of large volumes of data, as well as the establishment of comprehensive Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems based on Time's extensive databases. Before that, he was with Citibank's Global Card Products Group, where he designed and created management information systems.