6sense Hires Former Airbnb / LinkedIn Data Scientist

San Francisco-based predictive intelligence firm 6sense has hired former Airbnb and LinkedIn exec Chris Gutierrez as Chief Data Officer, leading its Data Science team.6sense uses proprietary machine learning algorithms and behavioral data to help clients identify potential B2B customers and predict sales. The technology links clients’ internal data with external behavioral indicators of customer interest, with the results used to build custom models predicting where customers are in the buying cycle. In February, the company raised $20m in a Series B round of funding to expand its Development and Data Science team, for marketing and sales purposes, and to move into new vertical markets.Gutierrez (pictured) joins after running his own training firm Praxis Data Science, before which he was a Partner at digital agency Iterative; Chief Data Scientist at Payability;…


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