Antuit Group, a global analytics provider backed by Goldman Sachs and Zodius Capital, has announced that Craig Silverman has joined as Group Chief Executive Officer.
The Oak Park, Illinois-based company offers software that combines domain expertise and proprietary information with technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence to deliver cutting edge analytics solutions. Its products are intended to boost revenue and margin expansion, improve supply chain efficiency, enhance customer experience and manage cyber risks for its customers.
Prior to Antuit Group, Silverman served as senior vice president of global services for Qlik. At the Radnor, PA-based company, he led a team of 450 sales and delivery employees with the goal of accelerating digital and data-driven journeys through data visualization, guided analytics and embedded analytics. Before Qlik, Silverman led Accenture’s largest digital analytics practice. The CEO also has experience in management roles at companies such as IBM, where he held the position as managing director of the tech giant’s Retail Analytics and Retail eCommerce practices. Silverman received his B.S. in Management Information Systems & Marketing from the State University of New York, Albany.
“Craig is the right CEO to lead Antuit through its next stage of growth and profitability. He has a strong track record of delivering outstanding results for business growth and expansion, and his vast analytics experience will deliver greater value for our customers. We are delighted to attract a leader with the vision and ability to build on our accomplishments and drive future success,” stated Neeraj Bhargava, Antuit’s Chairman, in a statement.
The new leadership announcement comes as Antuit has raised $15 million from investors Goldman Sachs and Zodius Capital. The latest round brings Goldman’s total investment in the company to date to $57 million, making the Wall Street bank Antuit’s largest shareholder and investor. According to Antuit, the company has generated a more than 40% revenue growth rate over the past two years, and lists over 60 of the Fortune 1000 multi-national and high-growth companies globally as customers.