DAT Freight & Analytics announced Brian Gill as its Chief Technology Officer to lead the global technology organization.
Gill joins DAT from Nordstrom, where he served as Senior Vice President of Technology and Chief Product Officer. He drove technology product development at the company, including website and native apps, omni technology, services for search, order management, payments and credit, product catalog, inventory management and supply chain. He was pivotal in transitioning Nordstrom from a brick-and-mortar retailer to a digital-first leader.
Before Nordstrom, Gill was CTO and Chief Scientist at Hotwire and Vice President of Technology at Expedia, where he was responsible for core platforms and innovative user capabilities for a global travel marketplace.
“I am thrilled to be part of the dynamic and innovative team at DAT,” said Gill. “DAT is uniquely positioned at the crossroads of technology, supply chain analytics and commerce. Its reputation as a leader in the industry and my interactions with the team at DAT have been inspiring. I’m excited to join DAT and help propel the company into its next chapter of innovating and setting the standard in the marketplace.”
“Brian’s experience building enterprise platforms and marketplaces at scale while redesigning legacy systems, innovating with data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence aligns extremely well with DAT’s innovation priorities,” said DAT CEO & President Satish Maripuri.
“Technology and data innovation are key components of DAT’s commitment to reinvent the value chain and maintain its leadership position. Brian will assume leadership of all core engineering functions at DAT with immediate effect,” Maripuri said. “This move aims to create an integrated technology organization that fosters effective decision-making, cultural cohesion and rapid development. His expertise in building thriving cultures and transitioning technology organizations will play a key role in meeting the evolving demands of the industry at a critical time.”
About DAT Freight & Analytics
DAT Freight & Analytics operates the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America. Shippers, transportation brokers, carriers, news organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights based on more than 400 million freight matches and a database of $150 billion in annual market transactions.
Founded in 1978, DAT is a business unit of Roper Technologies (Nasdaq: ROP), a constituent of the S&P 500 and Fortune 1000 indices.