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Heidi Lanford

Heidi Lanford

Chief Data Officer, Fitch Group
Heidi is responsible for transforming the way Fitch leverages data across the enterprise to enhance current products and internal applications, and to exploit the value of data for new product development.

About the Author

Heidi Lanford is the Chief Data Officer for Fitch Group and is responsible for transforming the way Fitch leverages data across the enterprise to enhance current products and internal applications, and exploit the value of data for new product development. She joined Fitch from Red Hat (IBM), where she was Vice President of Enterprise Data & Analytics, and has held executive-level positions with Avaya and WPP. Heidi is a board member of the University of Virginia’s School of Data Science, and serves as a Scout for HearstLab, where she advises teams of early stage, women-led startups.