Comviva, the global leader in mobility solutions, is pleased to announce that Nuria Oliver has joined its advisory board. Nuria is director of research in data science at Vodafone, chief data scientist at Data-Pop Alliance and chief scientific advisor for the Vodafone Institute.
Nuria will assist Comviva with achieving its current vision and capitalizing on future growth opportunities. She will work with the Comviva leadership team, providing strategic recommendations on the company’s existing portfolio and new initiatives. She will also provide her expertise on strategic alliances and investments.
She brings to the table over 20 years of research experience in the areas of human behavior modeling and prediction from data and human-computer interaction. She holds a PhD in perceptual intelligence from MIT and has worked at Microsoft Research and as the first female scientific director at Telefónica R&D. Her work is well known, with over 150 scientific publications that have received ~ 14000 citations. She is the co-inventor of 40 filed patents and a regular keynote speaker at international conferences.
Manoranjan Mohapatra, chief executive officer, Comviva said, “We are proud to be adding someone of Nuria Oliver’s caliber to our advisory board. We have had numerous discussions with regard to our lines of business, and felt she was the perfect fit for our organization. We look to leverage her vast experience as we continue our journey into an innovations led, data centered and customer centric organization.”
Nuria Oliver stated, “I am excited to be a part of Comviva’s advisory board. My decision was shaped upon reviewing the amount and consistency of projects undertaken in the past and exploring the future with the leadership team. The excellent level of communication built a frame of mutual appreciation and trust that secured my decision to join Comviva’s advisory board of Comviva.”
Comviva’s advisory board will include advisors with a range of experience and expertise from a range of industries. Among other matters, the board will provide counsel to the leadership team as Comviva looks to scale and expand its business globally.