(US and Canada) Leading tech investment firm Vista Equity Partners has elevated Leland Lockhart to the role of Executive Director, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Lockhart brings over 15 years of experience in enterprise software, focusing on leveraging data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to drive revenue and innovation.
In his prior role as Director, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Lockhart played a pivotal role in shaping the intersection of AI and private equity. His efforts were directed towards leading initiatives to drive AI adoption across private equity-backed organizations, unlocking additional customer and enterprise value.
Prior to his role at Vista Equity Partners, Lockhart served as a data science leader in fintech and alternative data organizations. His responsibilities spanned product and engineering efforts, encompassing requirements gathering, data engineering, data governance, custom machine learning model development, model deployment, and MLOps infrastructure build-out.