Port Washington, NY, December 16, 2019 – The NPD Group today announced that Robert Taylor has joined the company as SVP, Enterprise Systems. In this role, Taylor will oversee all aspects of the company’s computing infrastructure including the platforms, networking, storage, data center, and service desk teams.
Taylor brings over 20 years of experience managing mission critical infrastructures for companies including A&E Networks, Oxygen Media, AppNexus, and Northwell Health. He most recently served as Head of Engineering for MassMutual, where he spearheaded a consumer platform modernization and digital transformation project for the insurance giant.
“NPD’s business is built on information, making it as critical as ever that as we have a skillful and strategic leader with a proven track record at the helm of our enterprise systems. As we take our technology to the next level, we are excited to have Rob and the plethora of technical expertise he brings to ensure that our data—and the means by which they are stored, processed, and delivered—are the best they can be,” said Darren Person, NPD’s Global Chief Information Officer.
“NPD has a reputation for continuously innovating and reinventing itself to ensure that we are delivering best-in-class data and services to the industries we serve. I am thrilled to be part of this organization and applying my skillset to keep the momentum going strong,” said Taylor.