GLG Names Andrew Somosi Head of GLG Americas
July 01, 2019
New York, New York; July 1, 2019 — GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.), the world’s leading B2B knowledge marketplace, today announced that Andrew Somosi will join the company as Head of GLG Americas. He joins GLG’s global leadership team and will report directly to CEO Paul Todd. As General Manager of GLG’s largest business unit, Somosi will oversee all of GLG’s teams serving financial services, professional services firms, and corporate clients in North and South America.
GLG links thousands of the world’s best businesses and nonprofits to its global network of 700,000+ experts to give clients the advantage of powerful insight.
Somosi joins the company with extensive experience driving growth and leading strategic and technological transformation at B2B software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies. He was most recently EVP, Product Leadership at Nielsen, where he led key business verticals and oversaw a product portfolio responsible for more than $2 billion in revenue. He previously held senior leadership roles at software companies Lattice Engines and LexisNexis, as well as at McKinsey & Company. Somosi holds an MBA from the Wharton School and a BA in Economics from Columbia University.
“Andrew is an extraordinary leader who brings to GLG exceptional experience combining strategic vision with technological innovation to drive transformation in the B2B data and service space,” said Todd. “He is thoughtful and forward-looking, and all of GLG will benefit from his insights and leadership as we scale our knowledge marketplace and continue to deliver exceptional service to clients in the Americas and around the world.”
“I’m thrilled to join GLG, a pioneering company accelerating into its next phase of growth behind visionary leadership, a strong global culture, and a cutting-edge tech platform,” said Somosi. “I’m looking forward to collaborating closely with Paul, my counterpart Evan Auyang, Head of GLG International, the rest of the global leadership team, and the entire GLG Americas team as we work together to deliver GLG’s bold ambitions.”
Somosi will be based at GLG’s global headquarters in New York. He begins work on July 8.
GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group) is the world’s leading B2B knowledge marketplace connecting professionals with insight. Our platform pairs businesses and nonprofits in every sector with the largest network of experts from around the globe to drive smarter, faster decisions. Our clients rely on GLG’s 700,000+ member-experts and more than 2,000 employees to provide 24/7 insight and exceptional service within our rigorous compliance framework. We bring the power of insight to every great professional decision. Visit www.glg.it.