Citi Hires eBay's Karu as APAC Analytics Leader

Zoher Karu

Zoher Karu

December 7, 2017 - Posted at MrWeb News Online: Global bank Citi has appointed former eBay exec Zoher Karu [pictured] as Head of Asia Pacific Data and Analytics, within its Consumer Banking business in the region.

Karu joins after four years at eBay, where he served in the enterprise-wide role of VP, Chief Data Officer, with a remit to accelerate the use of analytics and machine learning, and integrate data through predictive models, customer DNA, behavioral insights for applications such as personalization, merchandising, and business strategy. Prior to this, he was VP, Targeted Interactions / Marketing Analytics at Sears Holdings Corporation, VP, Behavioral Analytics at eLoyalty (now Mattersight). He began his career at McKinsey & Company. More...