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Erika Lunceford

Erika Lunceford

Erika Lunceford

Business Leader with Technology and Financial Services expertise | SVP Consensus Solutions, PeerNova | Co-Director WiBD Bay Area Chapter | Looking for Leadership Volunteers for Women in Big Data Bay Area Chapter


Erika Lunceford is a business leader with 30 years of technology and financial services expertise. She grew up with start-ups and then worked at BNY Mellon, a global financial institution, before heading back to the start-up world. She uses her communication & translation skills, technical acumen, client focus and natural sense of curiosity to create alignment across products and people. Alignment allows her to repeatedly deliver technology solutions that increase revenue, reduce risk and reduce costs for clients and build market value.

She is currently Senior Vice President of Consensus Solutions at PeerNova (www.peernova.com). She manages the Cuneiform Network SaaS product and its P&L. Cuneiform Network allows organizations to test the quality of their data within an anonymous consortium environment. Quality of data is metricized along the dimensions of correctness, completeness, and consistency. Correctness is when data needs to be statistically or exactly matched. Completeness is when data needs to be aggregated. Consistency is when data needs to be standardized across participants. It is crucial to have high quality data in order to gain the relevant business insights from data analysis/visualization, artificial intelligence, machine learning and distributed ledger applications.

Erika is currently serving as Co-Director of the Silicon Valley Chapter of WiBD (www.womeninbigdata.org). She enjoys mentoring and runs a peer mentoring program with Deborah Sgro for WiBD. Previously, at BNY Mellon, she was part of Women in Technology and co-chaired the Sponsorship program. Erika feels passionate about these initiatives because she has grown her career in technology and finance where there is a continuous challenge with diversity.

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