Senior Global Product Manager, Automotive
Andrew Ballard joined LexisNexis Risk Solutions in March 2019 as Senior Global Product Manager. He serves within the company’s Global Product team helping to evaluate, test and build next-generation data services for the automotive industry and the insurance continuum, from the point of outreach to the point of claims, responding to the evolving client and market needs for more insight on the vehicle.
In his role, Andrew helps LexisNexis Risk Solutions with speed of development and cost, ensuring we are aligned to customer and compliance needs in the markets in which we operate. In this context he is involved in some of our most important R&D projects, shaping innovations and use-cases for the motor insurance market, vehicle manufacturers and vehicle technology on the road to advanced driver assistance systems and automated driving. Prior to LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Andrew trained as an automotive engineer and held senior positions as head of automotive product & proposition, data strategy director and principal OEM Consultant for Experian. He was a pioneer in the launch of Car Data Check, former Editor of Eurotax/Glass’s Guides and spent nearly a decade in roles for Citroen including retail service manager - special projects and customer relations officer.
Director of Product Management, U.S. Connected Car
Marc Gordan is Director of Product Management, U.S. Connected Car, for LexisNexis Risk Solutions. In this role, he is responsible for the product strategy roadmap related to connected car, usage-based insurance and telematics offerings for LexisNexis and the team of professionals taking products from initial idea to execution.
Prior to joining the company, Marc spent more than 10 years with Verizon Telematics. He joined the organization as part of a start-up acquisition, earned two patents and provided direction for product roadmaps and feature development for hybrid navigation, location-based services and end-to-end in-vehicle products, including mobile apps and related digital customer interfaces. Marc started his career in corporate finance, capital markets and was part of a leadership program at Zurich. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master's in business administration specializing in strategy and finance from the University of Georgia.
Director, Global Telematics
Graham Gordon joined the LexisNexis Risk Solutions team in 2016. Formerly, he was part of the senior leadership team as director of marketing at commercial fleet specialist, Masternaut. Graham has led several key data and analytics initiatives, including forming much of the early analysis and commercial understanding of the value of driver-behavior in the commercial fleet and business car sector.
Graham holds a bachelor’s degree from Lancaster University, post-graduate qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and more recently completed his master’s degree from the University of Cambridge, graduating from the Judge Business School’s Executive MBA program.
Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Connected Car
Adam Hudson leads the U.S. Connected Car Team, the LexisNexis Risk Solutions organization dedicated to developing and driving adoption of insurance telematics and OEM data & analytics solutions for the U.S. and automotive OEM market. He joins from his prior role at LexisNexis Risk Solutions as the strategy and merger & acquisition lead for the insurance data services business overseeing European expansion, and expansion into the Chinese market.
Adam is a former management consulting and investment banking professional with over a decade of experience in corporate strategy, finance and performance improvement gained at Alvarez & Marsal, Macquarie, Capgemini and Siemens. Adam has a master's in business administration from Columbia Business School and a bachelor's degree in industrial & systems engineering from Georgia Tech.
Vice President, Business Development, Europe
Christian Kuhn has been Vice President, Business Development Europe of LexisNexis Risk Solutions since August 2018, responsible for developing the insurance data and analytics business across Europe. Christian has 18 years of international experience in the IT and technology sector, from semiconductors to cybersecurity to data management.
Prior to LexisNexis, Christian has developed his career at Thales/Gemalto, Paris, France. Christian graduated in 2000 in micro-engineering from one of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Switzerland and holds a a master's in business association from SDA Bocconi, Milan, Italy.
Senior Director, Business Development
David Nemtuda is a seasoned veteran of the automotive industry with a variety of experience in automotive sales, business development, marketing, product and risk management. David is predominantly client-facing and with his vast industry experience is uniquely qualified to work with our automotive OEM clients to commercialize the connected car at scale.
Prior to joining LexisNexis Risk Solutions, David served for many years in the automotive data and analytics space with Experian Automotive where he was instrumental in developing the business into a high growth vertical. He held multiple sales and marketing management roles ascending to Senior Vice President of Sales. David has also worked for both OEMs (Chrysler) and insurance providers (American General Insurance). David graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor's degree in business economics & finance before going on to complete an master's in management from Central Michigan University.
Director of Product Management, Automotive
Sherezad Rehmann joined LexisNexis in 2015 as part of the corporate Leadership Development Program. Prior to joining LexisNexis, he worked for a consulting firm in the U.S. and Brazil conducting market assessments and developing market entry and M&A strategies for U.S. corporations looking to expand their sales and operations to key markets throughout Latin America.
Sherezad has a bachelor of science from Georgia Tech and a master's in business administration from Emory’s Goizueta School of Business, where he was voted “Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2015.
Associate Vice President, Auto Insurance, U.S.
Tanner Sheehan is Associate Vice President of Auto Insurance at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. He is responsible for solutions at the point of quote and for leading activities in the vehicle-specific data space.
Tanner has more than a decade in the insurance industry with companies such as Marsh & McLennan, AIG, and Infinity. He has significant product management and product development experience in personal auto, and has also led pricing and actuarial teams. He earned a bachelor's in risk management and insurance and a master's in business administration from the University of Georgia. He also holds a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation.
R&D Director and Director of Automotive Development, EMEA
Paul Stacy is R&D Director and Director of Automotive Development, EMEA, at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Paul works closely with automakers across the EMEA region to help them leverage the data from connected cars. A key figure within the LexisNexis Risk Solutions Global Products team, Paul is focused on developing solutions that bridge the insurance and automotive manufacturing industries utilising connectivity as a means to engage consumers with driving behaviour information, collision detection and other services.
Paul has more than 10 years' experience in telematics across five continents and has four connected car and telematics patents in his name. Paul co-founded Wunelli, a leading telematics company acquired by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, responsible for the proof-of-concept UBI product, Coverbox, in the UK motor market. Prior to this, Paul worked for Accenture's insurance practice in Australasia and as a UK-based insurance broker. At University, he studied engineering, completing a master’s degree in mathematics.
Senior Vice President, Marketing
Donna Stokes is Senior Vice President, Marketing, for the Insurance business of LexisNexis Risk Solutions. She is responsible for all domestic and international marketing initiatives, including market research; brand advocacy; segment marketing; digital, social and experiential marketing; influencer and internal communications; content marketing and marketing analytics.
A former television producer, Donna turned to digital media and marketing in the late 1990’s, fueled by a passion to leverage interactive channels and technology to connect with customers. She led Global Consumer and Small Business Interactive Marketing for HP’s $30B Imaging and Printing division and launched the company’s inaugural social media marketing program.
Before joining LexisNexis Risk Solutions in 2012, Donna also held senior leadership positions with Invista, sister company to Georgia Pacific, and Moxie Interactive, digital agency of record for Verizon Wireless. Donna received her bachelor's degree from Emerson College.
Rutger van der Wall
Senior Vice President, Product Management
Rutger van der Wall is Senior Vice President, Product Management, Insurance for LexisNexis Risk Solutions. He leads the global product management organisation responsible for the company’s industry leading solutions that solve insurers' challenges, automate critical business processes, reduce expenses, combat fraud and gain insights to deliver higher levels of customer experience, from the point of marketing for acquisition and retention to contact and at the point of quote, underwriting, renewal, compliance and claims. In this role, he is responsible product development and continuous innovation of global market platforms to deliver industry standard insurance risk scores, motor vehicle records, public record data and credit information, and contributory databases such as LexisNexis® C.L.U.E., LexisNexis® Claims Compass and the Global Telematics Platform, a neutral server for telematics data. Rutger joined LexisNexis in 2002 and advanced to his current position in early 2014 after serving for three years as Vice President Global Legal Software Solutions based in the U.S. and four years as the company’s managing director of The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Emerging Markets like Russia, the Middle East and Latin America.