HIVERY welcomes Kyle McKenzie as Vice President of Engineering and former senior engineering leader at Fabric, an e-commerce unicorn.
BENTONVILLE, Ark.—Feb 17, 2023 – As part of its ongoing commitment to build innovative, disruptive solutions, Retail, HIVERY is thrilled to announce the addition of Kyle McKenzie as the Vice President of Engineering. With a wealth of experience in established and startup companies, Kyle brings a unique blend of technical expertise and leadership skills to the team.
When asked why he chose to join HIVERY, Kyle stated, "HIVERY is incredibly well positioned to compete and win in both CPG and retail markets. Having been founded by data science and machine learning researchers, the core IP is years ahead. Ultimately, the collaborative, win-as-a-team, respectful culture was what convinced me. HIVERY has the key ingredients required for a startup to flourish in any economic environment. My confidence in the team, the vision, and the culture are why I joined HIVERY."
One thing that sets HIVERY apart in the retail landscape is its ability to innovate on the assortment strategy development using advanced machine learning models. This has never been done before. Kyle added, "Many CPG and retail companies are attempting to solve the same problems internally. The engineering challenges needing to be overcome to solve these use cases are complex and challenging. HIVERY has the technical depth in data science and machine learning to continue to innovate on the assortment strategy simulation that is assortment-space aware at store-level, which is currently setting it apart and will continue to keep it ahead of the industry."
This different approach will greatly benefit the retail and CPG industries by providing scalable solutions, advanced machine learning models capable of producing store-level optimized assortments, and an intuitive SaaS experience.
As the Vice President of Engineering, Kyle is excited to bring his experience scaling teams within Fabric, an e-commerce unicorn. He stated, "I'm excited to bring the experience of scaling teams within Fabric, an e-commerce unicorn, from pre-seed to Series C. Developing the people and helping them scale themselves as we navigate the coming challenges is thrilling. I look forward to developing the processes to bring accountability while increasing autonomy within Engineering. And, of course, working to drive strategic alignment across stakeholders ensures the technology flourishes and remains top-of-class."
"We are thrilled to have Kyle join our team and anticipate his significant contributions to the company's ongoing success as we revolutionize the way retailers make assortment and space decisions," said Jason Hosking, CEO of HIVERY.
Kyle’s appointment comes months after appointing HIVERY’s Chief Product Officer, Ian Goodwin, and the company being selected to showcase at Innovation Lab at NRF2023, one of the largest retail industry events in the world.
If you want more about HIVERY and its solutions, visit www.hivery.com.
HIVERY is a pioneer of next-generation hyper-local retail assortment strategy simulation & optimization solutions. These proprietary machine learning and applied mathematics algorithms were co-developed with Australia's national science agency - CSIRO's Data61. HIVERY was founded on the vision that Data Has A Better Idea™ - and we’re working with our clients to uncover its full potential.
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