KAR announced the formation of its data science solutions group and leading it will be Dr. Huey Antley, he will serve as vice president and chief data scientist of this new group. 

Dr. Antley recently held the role of vice president of marketing analytics for KAR subsidiary Automotive Finance Corporation (AFC), he will report directly to KAR Chief Operating Officer Don Gottwald.

“KAR will commit the resources necessary to develop products specific to the auto remarketing industry that enable our customers to make better business decisions,” said Gottwald. “The KAR Data Science Solutions group is actively applying data science and predictive modeling to our business, leveraging the rich data assets collected over many years to optimize decisions in vehicle remarketing.”

Dr. Antley joined the KAR group in 2014 from Mitchell International, a leading provider of software solutions for the property and casualty insurance industry, where he served as director of analytics for Mitchell’s ClaimsLab.

Prior to Mitchell, he was chief data scientist for The Walt Disney Company’s Customer Data Environment. He has more than 30 years of experience in applying data science, including roles at GMAC Financial Services (now Ally), HSBC Auto Finance and ALLTEL Information Services.