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LinkedIn Profile and Work Experience

Peter Zajonc on LinkedIn

Summary.  Proven ability to create business value from strategies and tactics using marketing data, including product development and advanced analytics applications. Experienced analytic consultant at Epsilon, Equifax, and Time Inc., serving clients such as, Experian, Dataline, Hilton, Tauck World Discovery, Time Magazine, and Foreign Affairs. Passionate about leadership and about leading data integration efforts for businesses.

Specialties.  Framing vision, analytic consulting, analytic leadership, strategic analytics, business value, communications, self-motivated leader, team player, customer segmentation, profiling, prospecting analytics, retention analytics, loyalty analytics, contact strategies, offer optimization, multi-channel marketing, multi-product marketing, behavioral profiling, market research, multi-variate regression, multi-variate testing, exploratory data analysis, factor analysis, demographic and lifestyle data expert, creating marketing, data fusion, data mining, database marketing, online display marketing, machine learning, gradient boosting, random forest, SAS, Python, R, SQL, Oracle Data Miner, Teradata, FOCUS, Excel


Principal at Pinpoint Targeting, LLC
October 2015 – Present
Pinpoint Targeting is a consulting and analytical services company whose sole mission is to create business value and strategic insight from data, databases, and data analytics. Accomplishments in marketing services, publishing, and public health:

  • Digital data merchandising distribution and integration to grow revenue by 10%+ through geo-targeting
  • Created a digital data taxonomy to improve discoverability, search, and reach new advertisers
  • Machine learning process to grow digital automotive audience revenue by $1.5MM, or 10%
  • Created a recommendation engine to optimize pre-sales efforts through machine learning ensembles
  • Developed a 20-person contact tracing team responsible for issuing quarantine orders, maintaining contact data quality, and identifying new covid-19 cases in Westchester County, NY.
  • Transformed a subscriber file to create a customer re-activation model that reduced costs 40% and retaining 85% of their reactivated customers permitting client to redeploy funds more productively.
  • Mapping human and bot web users to illustrate ad fraud at an advertising measurement company

Pinpoint Targeting clients look to expand application and monetization of their marketing data through improved customer acquisition and retention.

Sr. Director, Data Assets at Epsilon
January 2014 – July 2016 (2 years 7 months)

Developed analytical and modeling data services to retain business and drive new revenue.  Led effort to develop ensemble modeling and launch three data dimensions of Epsilon’s flagship data product, TotalSource Plus™:

  • Financial – Estimates of Household Income, Net Worth, Home Value, and ability to pay (Value Score)
  • Market Trends – Over 250 data propensities predicting consumer lifestyles and behaviors
  • Market View – Integrated non-credit consumer transactional data across 62 categories and 900 merchants Hilton and United used Market View and grew their marketing data spend by 10%

Sr. Director, Analytical Consulting Services at Epsilon Targeting
July 2010 – December 2013 (3 years 6 months)

Defined the vision and led a merged analytic organization formed after the sale of Equifax’s Direct Marketing Solutions (July, 2010).

  • Led 12 analysts and consultants responsible for over $25MM in annual revenue generated from custom analytical solutions. Retained all staff through the company integration period
  • Led $100k+ projects for Travelers (segmentation), Verizon (prospect modeling), and Synchrony (profitability uplift)

Director Analytic Consulting at Equifax
October 2000 – June 2010 (9 years 9 months)

  • Led analytical marketing services team of 11 analysts to provide analytical consulting solutions to Equifax clients.
    • Grew $8MM in revenue and over 300 client solutions annually across various industries, and 10% annually
    • Co-led cross-functional team tasked with designing and implementing aggregated credit data product
    • Led efforts to create and deploy the Household Income Identifier and Niches, a segmentation of the US market
    • Delivered custom segmentation, predictive models, optimum contact analysis, and campaign analytic solutions to Equifax clients and grew results 10% year-over-year

Assoc Dir, Customer Acquisition Analysis at Time Inc.
1996 – 2000

Designed and developed analytical solutions.  Led team of four whose work produced $3MM in profitability gains from response and payment models, as well CHAID analyses, segmentation analyses, and profiling.

  • Managed the development, maintenance, and design of the company predictive modeling system
  • Grew TIME magazine database acquisition mailings over 300%, from 6 million to 20 million pieces, over three years through the use of corporate marketing database segmentation and predictive modeling
  • Improved outside list rental profitability by 10% through offer optimization modeling
  • Led cross-departmental team in the development and implementation of multivariate tests of a large number of carefully controlled creative executions, greatly improving testing efficiency and cycle time

Prior Experience (Information Systems, Consulting):

  • Grew Time Warner Corporate Database by 25% to 50 million households and reduced build costs by 15% through efficiencies
  • Developed and implemented database systems for inventory control, sales costs, and sales contacts
  • Designed and implemented systems for international subscription fulfillment, newsstand and agent accounts receivable, general ledger, executive information reporting
  • Designed and implemented property management system for Exxon/Mobil

Education and Training

MBA, Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University, NY

BA, Mathematics and Linguistics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

Multivariable Testing Techniques for Service Processes, QualPro

Master R Developer Workshop, RStudio, New York

Data Science Specialization, Coursera