DAT Picks New Chief Technology Officer To Drive Technological Innovation Through Accelerated Period of Growth

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 21, 2022 – DAT Freight & Analytics today named Chris Kucharski as its new Chief Technology Officer. Kucharski has joined DAT’s executive team to oversee the engineering organization, and he will play a critical role in propelling the company into its next phase of growth.

Chris brings deep technical experience to the industry’s largest marketplace for spot truckload freight, with a background in engineering, infrastructure, and software architecture. He will oversee the development and operations of DAT’s products, as well as the evaluation and implementation of strategic partnership opportunities, product integrations, and venture investments in freight technology.

Prior to joining DAT, Chris was the Vice President of Engineering at ID.me – a digital identity network with 64 million members and 145,000 new individuals joining daily. Chris also served as Senior Vice President of Technology at Angi, Inc (NASDAQ:ANGI) and held leadership roles at Nordstrom, Dimensional Fund Advisors, and Dell Corporation.

“Chris’ vision and leadership will be invaluable to our executive and engineering teams as we create services for our customers that are intuitive, integrated and intelligent,” Claude Pumilia said. “He will play a critical role in driving the evolution of the industry’s most robust end to end freight management system, and leading DAT to achieve our aggressive technology goals.”

“Technology is accelerating growth in supply chain management and the efficient movement of freight,” Kucharski said. “I’m excited to lead the engineering team at DAT as we deliver products that help customers keep up with the pace of change.”