Finch Computing appoints Scott Lightner as president

HERNDON, Virginia., September 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Finch Computing, developer of powerful natural language processing software products used across the federal government and among enterprise information aggregators and financial services firms, today announced that its co-founder and former chief technology officer, Scott lighterwill assume the role of President, with immediate effect.

“We look forward to Scott taking on this new role,” the general manager said. Joe Readyhough said. “Finch Computing is our most important investment, and we know Scott will do a phenomenal job of continuing to grow this business for us.”

In this new role, Lightner will focus on growing the Finch Computing business and its partnerships as it further penetrates its core markets, which include the Department of Defense and Intelligence community, data integrators and financial services companies.

Lightner, who was one of the company’s original founders, has served as its chief technology officer since 2017. In this role, he led a team of data scientists and engineers who have been awarded more than 30 patents on natural language processing (NLP), data modeling, in-memory computing and more. The team created three products around the company’s core NLP capabilities. Finch for Text® is a real-time NLP software as a service offering; Finch Data as a Service (DaaS) provides curated real-time data stream products; and Finch Analyst leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver entity-driven insights and alerts.

“Scott and his team have developed some amazing and in-demand products over the past few years.” Readyhough continued. “With this new role and with additional support, we know he and the team will continue to develop differentiated products and drive our next level of growth. We are excited about what’s next.”

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