The Data City, a global data company specializing in AI-driven data platform, has appointed Emma Dickinson as chief financial officer to aid in its international development. Dickinson, a qualified Management Accountant (CIMA) with more than 20 years of post-qualified experience, specializes in board-level finance and operations management, and commercial finance. She will spearhead management information provision, enable rapid decision-making and play a role in strategic planning at The Data City. The company recently announced a new six-figure funding round to back the global roll-out of its product offering access to 94 million companies, including those in the USA and Europe. The AI technology platform provides real-time company data on emerging economic sectors, and data available is underpinned by CreditSafe’s global financial company data.
Dickinson expressed enthusiasm at joining The Data City at such a crucial point in its expansion and overseeing the business’ financial control as it scales at pace. The company experienced 100% year-on-year growth and realized its best results last year. As the CFO, Dickinson will be instrumental in future success. The platform boasts a world-class interface where users can make discoveries easily and quickly. The Data City aims to take its data platform to a worldwide audience, and Dickinson’s tremendous experience in developing strategy and commercial awareness will drive performance and efficiency.
Paul Connell, founder and executive chair of The Data City, praised Dickinson’s skills as she joins the company at such a crucial time in its life cycle. Connell states that the company has come up with a more accurate and timely way of interpreting global economies and the firms within them. The appointment of Dickinson, coupled with the latest funding round, enables the company to realize its long-term vision of reaching global audiences and allowing decision-makers to leverage the information we generate.