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The Edge by Ascential leadership team

The Edge by Ascential TM  leadership team is comprised of some of the best and brightest innovators and strategists in the industry. These are the dedicated, innovative and determined people that lead our company.

Deren Baker headshot

Deren Baker

CEO, Edge by Ascential
Deren Baker headshot
Deren Baker
CEO, Edge by Ascential

Deren Baker has used data to make smarter decisions his entire career.  From product management and marketing jobs at Travelocity and Switchfly to his previous role as CEO of Jumpshot, Deren always follows what the data reveals. As the President of Edge by Ascential, Deren is focused on providing products and services that help Edge's customers win in digital retail.
Outside of the office, Deren spends his time obsessing over crossfit data, cheering for the Kansas City Chiefs or enjoying the beauty of California with his wife and two daughters.  

Alvin Jeng

Chief Technology Officer
Alvin Jeng
Chief Technology Officer

Alvin Jeng has a passion for data, engineering, and solving real-world problems with innovative technology. His career spans a variety of interests, from being the founder of websites in the automotive space, engineering a remote telescope imaging network, to his previous role as CTO of Jumpshot. At Edge by Ascential, Alvin focuses on innovative solutions that allow customers to win in digital commerce, both today and into the future. Outside of the office, Alvin loves exploring the outdoors through hiking trails and driving twisty roads on two or four wheels.

Thomas Schutz

Thomas Schutz

Sales
Thomas Schutz
Thomas Schutz
Sales

Tom is an experienced sales and marketing executive, blending industry knowledge, keen strategic vision and best practices in sales and marketing to deliver results. He is passionate about building a world-class client-facing organization that excels at defining solutions for brands and retailers that will help them win in the ecommerce-driven retail space.

Brad Stewart

Brad Stewart

Data Science
Brad Stewart
Brad Stewart
Data Science

Brad has been involved in technology since the mid 90’s when he was building fan websites for his favorite bands (The Cure, The Clash!).  He’s spent time in a range of organizations including GE, Apple and Sundance as well as personal ventures focused on “wisdom of the crowd” platforms prior to joining One Click Retail. Formally an early member of One Click Retail as a lead developer, Brad is now responsible for the newly formed Data Science organization within Edge where he’ll be guiding the team in maximizing customer value from our data.

Hong Tsui

SVP, Business Operations
Hong Tsui
SVP, Business Operations
Clare Conway

Clare Conway

VP, Digital Shelf
Clare Conway
Clare Conway
VP, Digital Shelf

Clare is all about solving problems. Her previous experience in technology across a range of organizations from blue chip to start-ups combined with her background in quality and analytics made her a valuable early addition to the Clavis team in 2012. During her time with Clavis, Clare held key roles in Product Management and Customer Success. Now leading Data Operations for Edge, Clare is focused on leveraging the cutting edge data management technologies and teams to deliver best in class data and customer support.

Peter Andrews

Pete Andrews

VP, Market Share
Peter Andrews
Pete Andrews
VP, Market Share

Focused on driving our client’s Amazon businesses forward through creating actionable data and insight. Pete works with clients in the US and Europe helping them understand how Amazon works and what they can do to improve by leveraging nearly 10 years experience in retail at both Amazon and Sears Holdings, in both vendor management and analytics roles.

Adrian Hands

Adrian Hands

GM & VP of Sales
Adrian Hands
Adrian Hands
GM & VP of Sales

Adrian has been in commercial leadership & growth roles since 2000 and now heads the Edge Price & Promotion business that serves Retailers and Brand with business critical information. Previous to that he spent 8 years leading hotel e-commerce for TripAdvisor in EMEA & US where revenues grew 6X + between 2011 & 2016.

Adrian spent the first part of his career in publishing & media before switching to the technology sector in 2006 with a number of early stage European businesses.

Xian Wang

VP, Retail Insight
Xian Wang
VP, Retail Insight

Xian Wang is Global Content Director for Retail Insight at Edge by Ascential. With nearly 15 years of experience in global research, data analytics and content strategy, Xian brings a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of digital retail business models and market trends to the organization. Prior to joining Edge by Ascential, Xian served as Director for the Intelligence division at investment research firm Third Bridge. Xian graduated from the University Cambridge with a BSC in Economics.


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