Dr. Gough is an economist with extensive experience in management, operations, and investment banking. He has been principally involved with Fortune 500 decision makers, both domestically and abroad, and national and international government policy makers focusing primarily on forecasting, growth strategies, and developing new investment opportunities and strategic initiatives.
As a senior vice president at Data Resources Inc. (DRI), Dr. Gough worked directly for DRI's founder and President, in leading the team that designed DRI's econometric forecasting models.
He subsequently led several organizations in the field of business information services including being President and CEO of Corporate Broadcasting Network, a multimedia business information company, and President and CEO of Organizational Dynamics, Inc. an international management consulting company.
Dr. Gough has held senior consulting assignments with various international and federal organizations including the Office of the Chancellor of the Exchequer in England, The Japanese External Trade Organization, The Bundesbank, the US Department of Defense, and the Grace Commission. He has testified before various US House and Senate committees on US fiscal, monetary and budgetary policies. He has frequently appeared on nationally televised business and news programs including Lehrer News Hour, CBS Evening News, and the Today Show, has been a regular commentator on WBZ-TV, and has done many radio shows including NPR and WBZ to analyze and comment on topical economic and business issues. He has lectured frequently at leading colleges and universities including Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Duke, UCLA, Berkeley and Wellesley where he taught Economics for ten years. He is also Professor of Economics and Management at the University of New Hampshire.
Dr. Gough is an alumnus of Bates College and received his Ph.D. from Duke University. He also has held or currently holds various community and board positions including the Council at the MFA Boston, the Business Leadership Committee at the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Board of Trustees at Bates College, and the Board of Advisors at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Vice President - Sales
Mr. Visocchi brings over thirty years of sales leadership and executive management. He has headed numerous sales-centric organizations in many industries and is recognized for his strong reputation for consistently growing top-line revenue in a variety of contexts and circumstances.
Mr. Visocchi began his career at Xerox Corporation where he held increasingly more responsible sales and sales management positions. He later joined an Eastman Kodak subsidiary where he
successfully turned-around four troubled divisions in seven years, earning a reputation for consistently growing revenue and improving gross margins in a wide variety of circumstances. As President of Holos Corporation, he raised private equity, built and then sold the company. At Xli Corporation, he served as Director of International Sales and developed a worldwide sales channel. He has also served as Vice President and General Manager of two public companies, Webhire Corporation in Lexington, MA and Keyware Corporation based in Brussels, Belgium. In both positions he integrated growth acquisitions, restructured operations, established strategic alliances and dramatically increased both direct and indirect sales worldwide.
Mr. Visocchi is currently the immediate past president and national liaison and of the New England Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMCNE). He also serves as a contributing advisor to the Private Sector Network for Inner City Entrepreneurs (ICE). Mr. Visocchi studied both engineering and business management at Northeastern University in Boston. He also attended Babson College, School of Executive Education, in Wellesley, MA and the Xerox School of Sales and Management Training in Leesburg, VA.
Vice President - Business Development
Mr. Hurley has extensive experience in sales, and management within the high tech industry. His expertise also encompasses strategic planning, digital and physical supply chain solutions, high-volume manufacturing, retail distribution, digital content management & delivery, as well as digital rights technologies.
Following very successful years with Nashua Corporation and Memorex Telex, Bob spent the last 19 years with Sony. He was responsible for the launch of the CD-ROM
business and subsequently gained revenue and business development/planning responsibility for all of Sony's software manufacturing, full supply chain solutions, and digital content services to the Music, Video Game, Home Video, and Information Publishing markets.
Mr. Hurley was deeply involved with the launches of PlayStation 1, 2, and 3, as well as the PlayStation Portable (PSP). He was additionally responsible for the launch of DVD to the home video market, as well as, high definition Blu Ray.
Bob is a graduate of Holy Cross where he was a four year letterman and captain in Football. He spent parts of two seasons in the NFL following graduation.
Predictive Analytics - for better decisions now™
The new company that isn't new.
We are experienced professionals whose careers span over 25 years working with:
We have been developing the world's most sophisticated predictive analytic systems for over 25 years while working with over half the Fortune 500 companies.
We are dedicated to the highest quality answers and most precise forecasts for our clients in the quickest time frame that information, technology, and analytics permit.
We never compromise on quality, integrity, or timeliness.
Our Management Team
Not many years ago, senior decision makers were perfectly content to put key issues/questions they faced through lengthy and rigorous due diligence processes (address, assess and research) as long as they were assured of the accuracy and integrity of the ultimate answers. No longer is this the case.
Life is now Type A. Almost all aspects of life from the little things to everything have accelerated. Decision makers now want accurate, rigorously backed and documented answers, quickly - with no compromises in quality. Speed, acceleration, immediacy - sensations that no longer represent the drama du jour - now describe the new normative, more-faster-now set of expectations and requirements that we all live by.
G-enovation was formed specifically and purposefully to address these new expectations and norms of 21st Century life - that answers not only be rigorous and precise, but quick…so that decisions can be better and timelier.
Mr. Sweeney is a seasoned executive with an exceptional record of success architecting, designing and delivering integrated business solutions. With over twenty years of selling and delivering complex systems, Mr. Sweeney has spent 15 years in public consulting with 13 years in the Big 5 consulting arena (PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM Business Consulting Services).
Mr. Sweeney has deep experience analyzing and building business processes from early stage to maturity model companies. As an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) specialist , Mr. Sweeney
has personally managed over 10 complex ERP solutions on a global basis. His total portfolio under management exceeded $700M. With hands-on knowledge and experience in over nine unique system development methodologies, Mr. Sweeney has been a significant contributor/author of system development methodologies. With this proven capability to fully understand business requirements balanced against new technology breakthroughs, Mr. Sweeney has been able to guarantee success delivering complex, critical business applications utilizing "state-of-the-art" technologies /architectures. As a case study example, Mr. Sweeney orchestrated and led the first PeopleSoft Enterprise Performance Management implementation. This successful global initiative jump started IBM's Business Intelligence practice.
Mr. Sweeney is broadly focused on investor value creation and business operations improvement based on participation on a company senior management team, managing a practice P & L and presenting to boards and CEOs. Jim is a graduate of Bentley College where he received at Bachelor of Science in Accountancy.