DALLAS – February 17, 2015 – River Logic Inc., a leading provider of prescriptive analytics software, proudly announced that Dr. Bill Louv has joined its board of directors. The company is excited about leveraging the wealth of knowledge and insights that Dr. Louv has accumulated in the application of advanced analytics to solve complex problems on a global enterprise scale.
“I’m delighted to have Bill join our board,” said River Logic Chairman and CEO Kevin Howe. “Bill’s extensive real world experience across multiple functions will serve us well as we continue to expand our product and go-to-market capabilities in order to deliver ever increasing value to our customers.” Howe went on to say, “On a more personal note, I look forward to benefiting from Bill’s counsel.”
Dr. Louv currently leads Core Business Services (CBS) for GSK (NYSE: GSK). This integrated shared services function within GSK includes Information Technology, Accounting Services, Employee Services, Real Estate & Facilities, and Procurement. Dr. Louv is also a member of the GSK executive management committee. Prior to his current position, Dr. Louv held numerous leadership positions in GSK’s Medical Data Sciences function, R&D and IT, where he served as Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining GSK, Dr. Louv was Vice President of Global Statistics and Clinical Data Management at Marion Merrell Dow. He was also an associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Alabama Medical Center. Dr. Louv holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Master of Science and a doctorate in Statistics. He has published articles in over 25 professional journals.
“Prescriptive Analytics, though a recognized category within the broader advanced analytics market place, is still in its infancy,” said Dr. Louv. “As industry and government leaders get exposed to the ROI achieved by the early adopters of prescriptive analytics, I believe that River Logic and its global partner network are well positioned to exponentially replicate these early successes – as such, I am thrilled to be joining the River Logic Board of Directors at this point in the company’s history.”