New York Life names chief data, analytics officer

New York Life names chief data, analytics officer

New York Life announced Don Vu as its chief data and analytics officer. He will lead a newly formed artificial intelligence and data team, which will be focused on AI, data and aligning data and business architecture to support the company’s strategies. 

Don Vu

Vu will report to Alex Cook, senior vice president and head of strategic capabilities.

“Considering Don’s impressive experience and track record of success, we are delighted to welcome him to the team at this exciting point in our innovation journey,” said Cook, in a statement. “We look forward to the role Don will play in furthering our digitization efforts and leveraging AI to provide industry-leading experiences for our customers, agents, advisors, and employees.”

Vu joins New York Life from Northwestern Mutual where he was chief data officer. He led data and analytics functions, including AI strategy. Vu also served as vice president of data and analytics at WeWork, where he led its central data and analytics organization. Previous to that, he spent 13 years at Major League Baseball, where he handled the consolidated analytics organization as vice president of data and analytics.

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