U.S. Venture, Inc. Hires Gary Cao as Vice President of Insight and Analytics
Appleton, Wis. – June 22, 2018 – U.S. Venture, Inc., is pleased to announce Gary Cao will join the company as the vice president of Insight and Analytics.
In his new position, Cao will lead the charge in predicting potential economic disruptors and emerging macroeconomic trends, and prescribing decisions that will enable U.S. Venture to develop and maintain competitive advantages in the company’s evolving industries.
Cao brings more than 15 years of data science and analytics experience to the company. He has built data and analytics teams at five companies, and has drafted data and decision roadmaps that resulted in revenue growth and decreases in operational inefficiencies in resources and risk management for companies across various industries including retail, financial services and health care.
“We are incredibly excited to welcome Gary to U.S. Venture,” says Mark Duening, chief information officer. “His leadership and experience will help our company continue to excel towards becoming the very best value-adding distributor of products that vehicles consume in North America. He will have an important role in driving future business decisions.”
Prior to joining U.S. Venture, Cao was the founding leader of data science and decision analytics at Express since late 2016, and vice president of health information services and strategy at Cardinal Health from 2012-2016. Previously, he led decision analytics teams at IXI Corporation (an Equifax company), Anthem Inc., Chase, and Bank of America between 1997 and 2012.
Cao was named a “Top 100 under 50” executive leader by Diversity MBA Magazine in 2015. He has served on boards for many non-profits including the naisA Global, a national organization that promotes professional mentoring for Asian Americans. Cao also serves as an analytics strategy advisor and mentor for Rev1 Ventures, a start-up incubator in the Columbus, Ohio area.
He holds a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Business Administration from Tulane University and a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Arkansas.
U.S. Venture, Inc.
For more than 65 years, U.S. Venture, Inc. has been recognized as an innovative leader in the distribution of petroleum and renewable energy products, lubricants, and tires and parts for the automotive aftermarket. Guided by its company vision, “To be the very best value-adding distributor of products that vehicles consume in North America,” they deliver unconventional, creative solutions that give their customers a competitive edge. Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, the company’s business divisions are U.S. Oil, U.S. AutoForce®, U.S. Lubricants and U.S. Gain.