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Contexti Appoints Grant Priestley as Chief Architect

Contexti, a premier Big Data Analytics Consulting, Training and Managed Services company has today announced the appointed Grant Priestley as Chief Architect.

Grant joins Contexti’s leadership team bringing depth in Big Data Platform architectures, experience in enterprise information management, service oriented architectures and domain expertise in Financial Services and Technology industries domestically and internationally.

“Contexti is an exciting company who have quickly risen to be the category leader in big data platform services in the region by offering business value across all dimensions of the balanced scorecard,” said Grant Priestley, Chief Architect at Contexti. “I’m excited to be joining the team and to be helping shape the journey ahead, both for Contexti and our customers.”

Prior to Contexti, Grant worked at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), where he was a Senior Architect in the Information Strategy Services team. At CBA, Grant was responsible for the end-to-end architecture and productionisation of CBA’s big data analytics and enterprise data platforms.

Previously, Grant held architecture, technology and integration leadership roles with Westpac Banking Corporation, Allianz, ING Australia, ING Life Japan, LookSmart International and LookSmart Japan.

“Grant has an outstanding track record and is an important addition to our leadership team,” said Sidney Minassian, Founder & CEO of Contexti. “Our team and clients will benefit from his hands-on experience, deep technical expertise and his strengths in people and project leadership.”

As Chief Architect, Grant assumes the leadership responsibility for Contexti’s Architecture competency across all services lines including Training, Consulting, Integration and Managed Services.

More on Contexti’ Services

Contexti’s Big Data Platform services include:

  • Big Data Maturity Assessments and Workshops;
  • Big Data Platform Architecture Reviews and Recommendations;
  • Big Data Platform Implementations (Pilot, Scale and Optimise);
  • Data Science Services
  • Big Data Managed Services; and
  • Hadoop, NoSQL & Data Science Training & Certifications

About Contexti

Contexti is a premier Big Data Analytics Services company.

We implement big data platforms and analytics solutions that leverage structured and unstructured data assets, enabling our customers to drive growth, innovate and compete.

With expertise in Hadoop, NoSQL and Data Science we provide consulting, training and managed services.

Partner with Contexti, and together, let’s Create Value from Data™.

Learn more at Contexti.com.

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