Management Team

Jeff Dandridge

President and Chief Executive Officer


Aush Thaker

Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder


David Klinetobe

Chief Financial Officer


Timothy Boudreau

Chief Technology Officer


Hugh Lloyd-Thomas

Senior Vice President, Business Development


Brian Bloechle

Vice President, Research and Development


Lamar Shahbazian

Vice President, Analytic Services


Nina Shikaloff

Vice President, Analytic Services


Scott Nelson Windels

Vice President, Technology Operations


Fellows

John Perlis

Fellow, Analytic Technology


Martin Sleath

Fellow, Applied Analytics


Board of Directors

John Woldrich

Chairman


Jeff Dandridge

Board Member


Aush Thaker

Board Member


Patrick Culhane

Board Member


Christopher Frothinger

Board Member

Our Team

Behind InfoCentricity® is a world-class team of accomplished analytics professionals. Along with decades of experience working with leading firms in financial services and other industries, our team is distinguished by a collaborative spirit that underscores our commitment to full transparency and complete transfer of analytic knowledge.


Management Team


Jeff Dandridge
President and Chief Executive Officer

Prior to assuming the CEO role in 2012, Jeff managed all of the sales and revenue-generating aspects of our business, including market development, direct sales, partnerships and consulting services. He brings over 25 years of executive consulting and management experience to his role, specializing in the use of analytic technology in financial services.

Previously, Jeff held various senior positions with Fair Isaac, including Senior Vice President of Emerging Markets, where he held P&L responsibility and made significant contributions to business launches and new business development. Prior to Fair Isaac, Jeff was Senior Vice President and Board Member at Risk Management Technologies, where he directed the sales, consulting/implementation and product management functions. He has also held senior-level sales, marketing, product management and consulting positions at Software Alliance Corporation and Arthur Andersen (now Accenture). Jeff holds a BS in Commerce-Finance from Santa Clara University, where he graduated Cum Laude.

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Aush Thaker
Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder

Since co-founding InfoCentricity in 2000, Aush has been a driving force behind the development of Xeno, our flexible, user-friendly, online platform. He is currently engaged in guiding our research and technological direction.

Aush brings a rich technology background to his role at InfoCentricity. He previously spent 17 years as a data analyst and developer at Fair Isaac, where he was instrumental in designing and building decision engines. As a key member of the technical team, he helped research, prototype, develop, and maintain end-user applications that embodied a family of algorithms used by data analysts and project managers to build predictive models. He also built, delivered, and helped deploy predictive models of consumer behavior, such as likelihood of payment default and probability of response to marketing messages. Aush holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in Economics/System Science from UCLA.

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David Klinetobe
Chief Financial Officer

Dave's vision and strategic direction provide the company's financial foundation. He brings over 25 years of experience in risk management and financial services to his role, where he also pilots our human resource, legal and administrative functions.

Dave's background includes 10 years with Fair Isaac, where he held various executive positions in corporate finance, line management, corporate strategic planning and risk management consulting, as well as risk management and consulting positions with Chase Manhattan Bank and KPMG Peat Marwick. He holds an MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, as well as an MS in Taxation from Golden Gate University, where he graduated with honors. He also holds a BA in Economics from the University of Washington. Dave is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (inactive) in the state of California.

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Timothy Boudreau
Chief Technology Officer

Tim guides the development of our software products and technology solutions. He brings to InfoCentricity nearly 20 years of experience as a multi-platform technologist, product strategist, software developer, and engineering manager. He helped design and launch Xeno, our flagship product.

Before joining InfoCentricity he held positions as a decision support technology manager and system architect at leading financial institutions including Citibank, Wells Fargo, Charles Schwab, PaineWebber, and Epoch Partners. Tim holds a J.D. degree from New York University School of Law and spent several years as an attorney specializing in intellectual property litigation. He also holds a B.A. degree from New York University where he was Phi Beta Kappa.

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Hugh Lloyd-Thomas
Senior Vice President, Business Development

Hugh manages and develops all of the sales and revenue-generating aspects at InfoCentricity. His responsibilities include market development, direct sales, partnerships, and consulting services. He brings over 25 years of experience in developing and delivering credit risk and marketing data, solutions and strategies that create competitive advantage and profitability for both clients and partners.

Prior to joining InfoCentricity, Hugh was Group VP, Consumer and Small Business Credit at IXI Services, (acquired by Equifax in 2009) and was responsible for the launch, development and management of the Credit Sector and solutions. Previously, Hugh held domestic and international strategic account management roles with eFunds, FICO, and Acxiom for major clients including Citibank, American Express, and JPMorgan Chase among others. Hugh also held senior manager / principal positions in the financial services consulting groups at Ernst & Young and Price Waterhouse. He has a Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne (Australia), Post Graduate studies in finance from the New South Wales Institute of Technology (Australia), and is a Senior Associate, with the Australian Institute of Bankers.

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Brian Bloechle
Vice President, Research and Development

Brian brings broad practical experience and extensive technical training to the InfoCentricity team. He is responsible for monitoring advances in analytic technology and applied analytics and for developing new analytic features, products, and services. Brian also provides technical sales support, analytic training, and consulting services.

Prior to joining InfoCentricity as an employee in 2003, Brian served on InfoCentricity's Analytic Technology Advisory Board and advised management on various technical issues. He was a National Science Foundation VIGRE Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where his teaching and research interests were in mathematical modeling and scientific computing with applications in science and engineering. Prior to his work in academia, Brian spent five years as a project manager and member of the Corporate Research, Development, and Engineering staff at Fair Isaac. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an MS in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University, and an MS and PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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Lamar Shahbazian
Vice President, Analytic Services

Lamar is our account management expert, ensuring that our clients' needs are always at the forefront as she directs our analytic services operations. Her focus includes custom project delivery, client training and sales support.

Previously, Lamar spent 18 years at Fair Isaac, holding various positions in the account management solutions delivery space. Her experience includes model development, account management strategy consulting, and the development of new business solutions working with third-party processors and credit reporting agencies. Lamar holds an MS and a BS in Applied Mathematics from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

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Nina Shikaloff
Vice President, Analytic Services

Our customers benefit from Nina's rich background in predictive technology and credit scoring, as she conducts high-level analytic consulting and directs the creation of our analyst training programs, production processes, documentation, software requirements and quality assurance.

Previously, Nina spent 18 years in a variety of mission-critical analytic and management roles at Fair Isaac, most recently as Analytics Director of the Prediction Technology group. As a leader of the analytic team, she developed and delivered predictive models of consumer behavior for lenders, credit bureaus and the IRS. As Director of Research & Development, she managed the creation and support of core analytic algorithms, internal analytic delivery processes, and training programs. Nina holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business and a BS in Industrial Engineering/Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Scott Nelson Windels
Vice President, Technology Operations

Scott designs and manages the technology infrastructure that delivers the company's online products to its customers. In his nine years at InfoCentricity, he has played a pivotal role in building and expanding technology operations to support the breadth of services that the company provides. His reputation for stability and reliability extends to information security, corporate IT, customer support, and data center operations.

Prior to joining InfoCentricity, Scott was Senior Systems Administrator and Director of Operations at Topica where he was instrumental in the 24/7 delivery of 1 billion emails per month. He has been engaged in Technology Operations for over 17 years, as an entrepreneur, administrator and team leader.

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John Perlis
Fellow, Analytic Technology

John's primary focus is analytic technology and software development. Previously, he spent 18 years with Fair Isaac where he made significant contributions to the analytic toolkit and to the company's product development. He also held numerous leadership and line positions including Senior Vice President and Division Manager.

Prior to Fair Isaac, John was a Member, Technical Staff at Analytic Services, Inc. He holds an MS in Industrial Engineering, an MA in Anthropology, and a BA in Liberal Arts from Pennsylvania State University.

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Martin Sleath
Fellow, Applied Analytics

Martin provides custom client services and internal consulting on product development and processes. He previously served as Chairman of our former Analytic and Technology Advisory Board.

Martin spent 23 years at Fair Isaac serving in numerous leadership positions, including Vice President of Analytic Production, Vice President of Analytic Engineering, and Vice President of Corporate Research & Development. Prior to Fair Isaac, he was Director of Operations Research for Great Universal Stores in the United Kingdom. Martin holds an MA in Operations Research from the University of Lancaster, UK, and a BA in Pure Math and Statistics from the University of Sheffield, UK.

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John Woldrich
Chairman, Board of Directors

John Woldrich lends us his seasoned business acumen in his role as a key advisor to our executive management team.

John held numerous leadership positions at Fair Isaac over the course of nearly 30 years. He served as Chief Operating Officer from 1995 to 1999, and as a member of the company's Board of Directors from 1983 to 2000. Prior to 1995, he led the company's Marketing and New Business Development. John holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University.

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Patrick Culhane
Member, Board of Directors

Patrick Culhane joined the Infocentricity Board of Directors in April 2012.

Pat brings deep experience as a developer, marketer, and evangelist of consumer credit analytics. He led the conception, development, distribution and marketing of the industry standard “FICO” scores. Over a 15-year career with FICO, he developed and managed successful relationships with clients, technology firms, and distribution partners in the U.S. and around the world.

His contracting services company, The Culhane Company LLC, was formed in 2002. Today Pat provides expert analysis and testimony on diverse cases involving credit scoring practices. He also assists leading U.S. financial institutions and payments processors with credit marketing and risk management practices, consumer score disclosure issues, and econometric analyses based on credit and spending behaviors.

Pat holds a Masters Degree in Statistics from Stanford University and a BS from the University of California, Riverside where he was Phi Beta Kappa.

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Christopher Frothinger
Member, Board of Directors and Co-Founder

Chris co-founded InfoCentricity in 2000, assembling a dynamic team of industry leaders dedicated to making powerful, predictive analytics easily accessible to businesses.

Chris brings over 15 years of experience to solving business intelligence challenges in the retail and financial services industries. He previously held positions in relationship marketing, advanced analytics, technical sales and project management at Topica, E.piphany, Charles Schwab, Nations Bank and Fair Isaac. Chris holds a BS in Statistics from the School of Mathematics at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

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