Guildford: Cloud solutions specialist recruits analytics head

MyPeople Group, a leading provider of cloud-based relationship and performance analytics solutions, has announced the appointment of Danilo Orlando as head of analytics. In this new role he will be responsible for the ongoing design and development of new and advanced functionality for MyPeople’s analytics platform and building the company’s software engineering team to meet increasing customer demand.

Orlando has an MSc in Artificial Intelligence and MRes in Computational Neuroscience from the University of Edinburgh. He is an experienced data scientist and software engineer and joins direct from Tech City Ventures, a collective of firms dedicated to enabling cities to sit at the heart of technology ecosystems. As chief technical officer, he was responsible for the design, development and management of scalable solutions for smart offices and integrating IOT devices from multiple vendors. Prior to this, Orlando was data scientist for Philadelphia 76ers, a leading American basketball team, where he designed, developed and managed custom tools used in the management of advanced team and player statistics.

According to Christian Hughes, CEO of MyPeople Group:  “Danilo’s experience as a data scientist is unrivalled in the sector in which we operate. He will be instrumental in the ongoing development of our market-leading analytics platform to meet the rapid growth in demand from organisations wanting to create winning, high performance cultures.”

MyPeople, based in Guildford, is the UK’s leading culture analytics specialist. The company’s cloud-based relationship and performance analytics platform helps organisations create winning, high performance cultures in the business environment using approaches which have already proved successful in elite sport.

It was created by the same analytics team that helped GB Cycling, GB Rowing and England Rugby to achieve outstanding success through the aggregation of marginal gains. The platform generates unique levels of people insight to positively impact workplace relationships, performance management and business culture.