Randy Bean

CEO | Founder

Randy Bean is Founder and CEO of NewVantage Partners. He is a recognized industry authority and thought-leader in the areas of Big Data, AI, and business innovation. Randy writes and speaks extensively on the topics of data-driven organizations and data-driven business cultures. He is a contributor to Forbes, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, and wrote a monthly column on Big Data for the Wall Street Journal for two years. Prior to founding NewVantage in 2001, Randy was a founding executive at Wheelhouse, a Kleiner Perkins backed CRM firm, Chief Marketing Officer at Veridiem, a Northbridge backed CRM firm, and senior vice president at Harte-Hanks, a pioneer in database marketing and CRM, where he was a member of the operating committee during a 10 year tenure. He began his career in IT and Strategic Planning at Bank of Boston. Randy holds a BA from Washington University in St. Louis.

Partners and Fellows

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John Ahrendt

Senior Partner | Financial Services | Data Management | San Francisco

Elizabeth Black

Chief Administrative Officer | Boston  

Tom Davenport

Senior Fellow | Advisor


Bill Bain

Senior Partner | Financial Services | AI | San Francisco

Greg Holcombe

Senior Partner | Chief Innovation Officer | Modern Data Architecture | Raleigh

Paul Bergamo

Senior Partner | Insurance | Healthcare | Data Governance | Digital | Boston

Lisa Wentworth

Senior Partner | Financial Services | Change Management | Boston

Advisory Board

John Bottega

Richard Mucci

Blaise Heltai

George Overholser

Pete Johnson

Mel Taub


Eric Aranow

Senior Principal | Big Data & Analytics Architecture

Kevin Kramer

Senior Advisor

Principal Consultant

Alex Sheyner

Senior Advisor

Principal Consultant

Kip Wolin

Senior Advisor

Principal Consultant

Upendra Belhe

Senior Advisor

Principal Consultant

John Maffeo

Senior Principal

Big Data & Analytics Architecture

Andrew Sohn

Senior Advisor

Principal Consultant

Larry Isely

Senior Advisor

Principal Consultant

Leah Pollack


Enterprise Program Consultant

Sharma Sonti

Senior Advisor

Principal Consultant