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Earnest Research Appoints Yonatan Feldman as Chief Technology Officer to Oversee Engineering & Product Teams

September 26, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 26, 2018--Earnest Research, the leading analytics company pioneering the use of data on consumer behavior and company performance, has hired veteran engineering executive Yonatan Feldman as its Chief Technology Officer to oversee the development of a new generation of products at the company.

Earnest provides restaurants, retailers, e-commerce companies and investment clients with critical knowledge on consumer spending habits to power data-driven business decisions. With accurate and real-time data on sales, orders and other purchasing trends, Earnest enables companies to deeply understand customer habits and gain valuable intelligence on competitors.

With over two decades of experience Feldman joins Earnest Research from Instagram, where he led Instagram’s Shopping teams, enabling businesses to sell products on the platform. Prior to that, he managed teams at Facebook responsible for developing the company’s news related products. Feldman also previously worked at Gilt Groupe as Vice President of Engineering, launching Gilt Japan, Gilt City, and building Gilt Mobile into a $300MM business.

In his role as Chief Technology Officer, Feldman will lead efforts to define and build the next generation of Earnest data products focused on machine learning. Feldman will also continue to grow Earnest’s engineering and product teams, leveraging technology to scale the organization.

“Yonatan’s passion for developing data-driven technology and his vast engineering experience uniquely positions him to help drive our core mission of providing businesses and investors with the tools they need to make the smartest decisions,” said Kevin Carson, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Earnest Research. “We’re honored to have him join our team and help provide our clients with the actionable insights they need to drive their business.”

“I’m excited to join a talented technology team that is pioneering the data industry,” said Feldman. “The company’s model is already highly successful, but there’s so much more we can do to help organizations make better decisions.”

About Earnest Research

Earnest Research is a leading data innovation company that is pioneering the use of consumer behavior data to help companies make smarter decisions. The company’s unique data -- derived from billions of anonymous credit and debit card purchases at hundreds of restaurants, retailers and e-commerce brands nationwide -- provides businesses with real-time visibility into customers’ spending trends and behaviors as well as merchant-level competitive performance data. That deeper level of perspective and actionable insights enables companies to make superior data-driven decisions. For additional information, visit www.earnestresearch.com.

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CONTACT: Earnest Research

Dina Lyon

Director of Marketing

dlyon@earnestresearch.com

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