Global professional services firm Huron appoints Joy Brown to its Huron’s board of directors. Ms. Brown is a technology executive with deep experience helping global organizations across industries embrace data and change using innovative technology and advanced analytics.
“We are pleased to welcome Joy to Huron’s board of directors. Her extensive enterprise technology background and proven record in leading global teams will enable her to have an immediate impact on Huron’s growth objectives,” said John McCartney, non-executive chairman of the Huron board. “Joy’s appointment is part of our multiyear board evolution as we continue our focus on having the best mix 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 data and enterprise technology architecture into an integrated digital ecosystem. She also led acquisitions and divestitures and established consumer focused 360 leading edge capabilities. Prior to her role at Verizon Media, she led Capital One’s credit card global 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 corporate business units.
“I’m thrilled to join Huron’s board of directors,” said Ms. Brown. “I look forward to working with the board and the management team to support Huron as the organization continues to advance its growth strategy.”
Ms. Brown is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, DMAIC, DFSS, Lean, and serves as 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 she will be receiving her NACD board director certification and Harvard Corporate Director certification in 2023. She holds a Bachelor of Science in information systems and data engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Business Administration from Saint Joseph’s University. Ms. Brown has public and private board of director experience and sits on the board of Tractor Supply Company and the Peter Paul Development Center in Richmond, VA.
Ms. Brown’s addition brings the size of the board to eight members and continues Huron’s multi-year refresh process to ensure the board has a diverse mix of knowledge, skills and business acumen to evaluate and support the Company’s strategy going forward.