IronPlanet Names Calhoon VP of Data Analytics | Construction News

IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, has announced that it has named Ken Calhoon as vice president, Data Analytics and Machine Learning.

Calhoon comes to IronPlanet with more than 30 years of experience helping technology companies grow through strategy and implementation based on data analytics and machine learning. With its ever-increasing focus on data analytics, Calhoon offers IronPlanet a wealth of business experience and advanced degrees, including an M.B.A. from Harvard and a Graduate Certificate in Data Mining and Applications from Stanford University.

At IronPlanet, Calhoon is responsible for increasing the company’s analytics and artificial intelligence efforts, further expanding its advanced, data-driven technology platform. In this role, Calhoon is applying business and data analytic expertise to improve online and onsite event performance identifying key data-based performance drivers across IronPlanet’s marketplaces and delivering ever-improving equipment recommendations to both buyers and sellers.