Anita Lynch

Anita Lynch, Chief Data Officer at New Relic, Inc.

(USA and Canada) New Relic, Inc., the observability company, announced the appointment of Anita Lynch to Chief Data Officer. Lynch joins New Relic from The Walt Disney Company where she served as Vice President, Data Governance for Media and Entertainment Distribution (DMED) and Disney Streaming.

Lynch is an experienced leader in data strategy, data architecture and engineering, analytics, data science and data governance. She has led enterprise teams for major tech innovators including Apple, Yahoo, Amazon and most recently Disney Streaming. As an expert in tech, data and strategy, Lynch has led and advised organizations to successfully achieve competitive advantage through data, and effectively scaled data platforms in businesses ranging from startups to global enterprises. Lynch was a management consultant at Bain & Company until 2011 after completing her master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School in 2008.

“Anita brings exceptional experience transforming how leading companies like Apple, Yahoo, Amazon and Disney leverage and extract more business value from their data, which is invaluable as New Relic continues to drive our long-term growth strategy of putting the power of data in the hands of the world’s software engineers and developers,” said New Relic CEO Bill Staples.

“The unified, strategic use of data is mission critical to helping organizations make smart business decisions and gain a competitive advantage, particularly with the accelerated rate of digital transformation driven by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Anita Lynch, chief data officer at New Relic. “Data is at the heart of everything New Relic does, and we as a company commit every day to leading the charge in serving developers and engineers, measuring software performance and making data-driven observability the key to gaining true visibility into the entire technology infrastructure. With our philosophical alignment around data combined with the massive opportunity to help New Relic’s impressive Fortune 500 customer base create more perfect software, I am honored to join the team.”

About New Relic

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