Huron Elects Joy Brown, Chief Technology Officer, to Board of Directors


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CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global professional services company Huron (NASDAQ: HURN) today announced that Joy Brown has been elected to the Huron Board of Directors. Ms. Brown is a technology leader with deep experience helping global organizations across all industries embrace data and change using innovative technologies and advanced analytics.

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Portrait of Joy T. Brown (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are pleased to welcome Joy to the Huron Board of Directors. His extensive experience in enterprise technology and proven track record leading global teams will allow him to have an immediate impact on Huron’s growth objectives,” said John McCartney, non-executive chairman of the board of directors of Huron. “Joy’s appointment is part of the multi-year evolution of our Board of Directors as we continue to focus on the best combination of skills and experience to achieve our strategic and financial objectives.

Ms. Brown previously served as Global Chief Data Officer at Verizon Media, where she transformed its legacy enterprise data and technology architecture into an integrated digital ecosystem. She has also led acquisitions and divestitures and established 360° edge consumer-focused capabilities. Prior to her role at Verizon Media, she led Capital One’s global credit card data, analytics and machine learning function, helping the company optimize operations and increase customer engagement. . Earlier in her career, she spent time at UnitedHealth Group, Vanguard and General Electric in its financial services and business units.

“I am delighted to join the Huron Board of Directors,” said Ms. Brown. “I look forward to working with the Board of Directors and the management team to support Huron as the organization continues to advance its growth strategy.”

Ms. Brown is certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, DMAIC, DFSS, Lean, and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), Women Corporate Directors, DC Chapter and Black Women on Boards (BWOB). She is an active member of the Greycroft Venture Capital Technology Council, and will receive her certification as a director from the NACD Board of Directors and her certification as a corporate director from Harvard in 2023. She holds a Bachelor of science in information systems and data engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University and a master’s degree in business administration from Saint Joseph’s University. Ms. Brown has experience on public and private boards and serves on the board of directors of Tractor Supply Company and the Peter Paul Development Center in Richmond, Virginia.

The addition of Ms. Brown brings the size of the board to eight members and continues Huron’s multi-year renewal process to ensure the board has a diverse mix of knowledge, skills and business acumen to assess and support. the company’s strategy going forward.

ABOUT HURON

Huron is a global professional services firm that works with clients to put things into practice by creating sound strategies, optimizing operations, accelerating digital transformation, and empowering businesses and their people to take ownership. their future. By embracing diverse perspectives, encouraging new ideas and challenging the status quo, we create lasting results for the organizations we serve. Learn more about www.huronconsultinggroup.com.

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