NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (September 15, 2021) – Wilson Allen today announced the addition of James Baldassarra as Director of Data Sciences.
In his new role at the company, Baldassarra will be responsible for rolling out Wilson’s Managed Analytics Services, as well as accelerating the development and scale of the services offerings resulting from the company’s innovation efforts, including concepts coming out of the Wilson Think Tank and its work as a Microsoft AI Inner Circle Partner.
Baldassarra joins Wilson Allen from Big Hand where he led the business intelligence consultancy and was responsible for a global team delivering best of breed solutions to law firms in the UK, North America, and APAC. His responsibilities included shaping the company’s business intelligence product, working with senior client stakeholders to define requirements, and managing service delivery to ensure that solutions addressed clients’ strategic objectives. These efforts ensured that the company met the needs of both clients and the market at large.
“Our data and analytics product and services portfolio has grown rapidly and we want to establish visionary leadership to accelerate our innovation efforts, including our vendor-as client analytics work, client engagement Think Tank, and various cognitive services and machine learning applications,” says Norm Mullock, Vice President of Strategy for Wilson Allen. “James is joining our team to help us connect even more effectively with the professional services firms we serve. He offers an understanding of what clients need as well as a unique knowledge of data and analytics that make him the ideal person for this role.”
Joining Wilson Allen allows Baldassarra to capitalize on what he sees as a tremendous opportunity, both personally and professionally. “Wilson Allen has a sterling reputation. I am looking forward to working with a team of industry experts to help firms become smarter about the opportunities that they pursue and how they can use data and analytics to give them insight to running their businesses more profitably and efficiently,” Baldassarra explains.
“Throughout James’ career, he has demonstrated an ability to connect with and engage people to understand their needs. We are very pleased that he is going to apply these values to our data and analytics practice,” says Shishir Shetty, COO, Wilson Allen. “We believe this approach will help Wilson Allen uphold its continued commitment to client success.”
About Wilson Allen
Wilson Allen offers software and services that enable law firms and professional services organizations to run their businesses better. The company leverages relationships with prominent industry partners and applies deep subject-matter expertise to help firms build stronger relationships, work more efficiently, and run more profitably.
Long recognized as a leader in time and billing applications, Wilson Allen has dramatically expanded its breadth of offerings in recent years. Its world-class CRM consultants help firms optimize data and processes to identify, win, and keep high-value clients. Proven professional and technical services teams develop and implement software solutions to help firms stay competitive, relevant, and profitable. Innovative business and analytics experts help firms access, analyze, and share data to drive smarter business decisions.