Executive Vice President and Chief Data & Analytics Officer at TransUnion

Organization: TransUnion

Profession: Executive Vice President



Venkat Achanta has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Data & Analytics Officer for TransUnion since February 2022. Mr. Achanta was appointed to this position following completion of TransUnion’s acquisition of Neustar, Inc. in December 2021.


He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Data & Technology Officer of Neustar, where he led data science, data strategy and technology teams across Neustar. While at Neustar, he helped lead the creation of the OneID platform and technology transformation across all products.

Prior to joining Neustar in 2016, Mr. Achanta was Chief Data Officer and Head of Data and Analytics at Walmart, beginning in 2014, leading all data and analytics delivery platforms across the company globally. While at Walmart, he spearheaded the data fabric, advanced analytics platforms and decision services groups. Prior to Walmart, Mr. Achanta was Global Head of Analytics and Big Data at AIG. Mr. Achanta has also held senior leadership positions in data and analytics at Capital One and Experian.


Mr. Achanta earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Andhra University in India and his M.B.A. from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.


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