Dr. Charles W. Stryker

Board Member


Dr Stryker is the Founder and CEO of the Venture Development Center, Inc. He is the nation’s leading expert on the uses of data to support decision making. He was recently recognized by the marketing industry as the Data Innovator of the Year. Through his firm, he advises many of the major information services providers. His clients include Acxiom, LexisNexis, TransUnion and many others. In addition, many of the world’s largest brands look to his firm to insure they are familiar with and using the best elements of Big Data. These clients include, IBM, Cisco, Disney, JP Morgan Chase, Time Inc. and many other world class brands. He also is retained by more than 50 of the leading new data companies including Bluekai, Live Ramp, PeekYou, and Optimal.

Previously, Dr Stryker was a President of InfoGroup, was on the faculty of the Wharton School, and has served on many boards of information companies of both public and private.

Dr. Stryker received the BS and MS in Electrical Engineering and the PhD. In Computer Science from New York University.