Guy is the VP Data Strategy & Enablement for Walmart, leading enterprise-wide data standards, policy compliance, data transformation, and self-service data access for one of the world’s largest data footprints. Charged with managing the Digital Data Services, Technical Data Services, and Data Program Development teams at Walmart, he oversees many global strategic initiatives like CCPA, as well as multiple omnichannel and data asset sharing business functions. A leader in the field of data asset strategy and value creation, Guy has deep experience in unlocking and developing new value from data through products, services, and analytics capabilities.
His background spans leadership roles requiring expertise in data strategy, enablement, analytic solutions, data management, product development, IoT, governance, third party data acquisition, technology/platforms, partnerships, and M&A. These roles traverse several distinct verticals including Retail, Industrial IoT, Aerospace, Healthcare, Financial & Risk Management Services, and Travel Automation. Additionally, Guy has developed and executed data strategies in both startups and Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to joining Walmart, Guy was responsible for Global Data Strategy and Big Data Development at Honeywell. Guy has also held leadership roles focused on delivering value from data and analytics at Dun and Bradstreet, and at startup companies MDX/Vitals and Cortera.
Guy is a graduate of Rutgers University where he earned a BS in Finance/Computer Science, as well as an MBA. He continues his commitment to Rutgers as a board member on their Big Data and Analytics Advisory board. He is a resident of Northern NJ.
Contributions by Guy Lehman
Chief Data Officer—What Does This Emerging Role Mean for Privacy Professionals?
Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019