Sept. 5, 2017 – Today Lumina Analytics announced the addition of Bob Hyde to its executive staff in Tampa, Florida. Prior to joining Lumina, Mr. Hyde was Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management with Grow Financial Federal Credit Union. Prior to joining Grow, Mr. Hyde was a career naval officer who achieved the rank of Commander before retiring his commission in 2015. While serving as a naval officer, Mr. Hyde completed multiple deployments to the Eastern and Western Pacific oceans, Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf. He last served at both U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command, leading planning efforts greatly affecting national security. Mr. Hyde is twice a graduate of Villanova University. He received his bachelor of arts degree as well as his MBA from the prestigious Augustinian University in 1993 and 2001, respectively. Additionally, Mr. Hyde earned a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. As Executive Vice President for Lumina, Mr. Hyde will have a wide range of responsibilities over the many operating units in Lumina’s corporate and government services groups.
“We are very excited Bob has joined our executive staff,” said Lumina CEO, Allan Martin. “Bob’s experiences in military service and executive leadership in financial services are a perfect fit for the role he is filling at Lumina. It is never easy to find the combination of character, experience, and leadership capacity that we have found in Bob. We are extraordinarily fortunate that Bob has joined our team.” Mr. Hyde was intrigued with the prospects he sees for Lumina. “Lumina is filling an important gap in the market surrounding data mining, machine learning, intelligence development and risk management.” said Hyde. “The combination of Lumina’s mission and its culture are what ultimately caused me to join the team. In the short time I have been here, I have learned a lot about our capabilities and enjoyed tremendous camaraderie. We have an exciting future and I look forward to sharing our capabilities with my colleagues from past experiences in financial services and defense.”
About Lumina Analytics. Lumina is a data analytics and machine learning technology company based in Tampa, Florida. The company provides data aggregation and analytics services to corporate and government clients throughout the United States. Its focus is on the aggregation of external, publicly available data for risk management and threat analysis. Lumina uses proprietary machine learning algorithms to address certain risks within the healthcare space, financial services, defense and corporate and national security. The company was founded by serial entrepreneurs Dr. Morten Middelfart (Lumina’s Chief Data Scientist) and Allan Martin.