Goodwin Gets Big Data Analytics

Digital Reasoning

Digital Reasoning Systems develops “technology that understands human communication… at scale.” As one of the most exciting companies in the big data analytics market today, Digital Reasoning’s machine-learning platform supports organizations’ mostcritical missions, including national security mandates and financial services fraud management and compliance. Their patented technology analyzes millions of files, communications and financial records in real time to reveal relationships that would otherwise remain hidden. Defining and growing new markets, at speed and scale, calls for special talent, fast.

Goodwin gets big data, helping Digital Reasoning with game-changing talent for a huge impact.

Client Challenge & Opportunity

  • Experiencing rapid growth from “inspired start-up” to “market leader”
  • Operating in a sector where talent is high-end… and hard to find and recruit
  • Espouses a culture of teamwork, inspiration and adventure… looking for special talent
  • Key goal is to get talent that helps the company get organized to go to market, faster

Goodwin Service & Value

  • Helped develop and source talent specifically aimed at taking client to the next level of growth
  • Convinced the right candidate outside the U.S. to re-locate to client’s HQ… in Nashville, TN
  • Sourced top talent from over 700 hundred candidates to find the ‘needles in the haystack’
  • Appointed project lead who was former Counsel and VP of Human Resources at SAS Institute


  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Chief Product Officer
  • SVP, Services
  • SVP,  Commercial Sales
  • SVP, Software Engineering
  • VP, People & Culture
  • Director, Talent Acquisition
  • Director, Sales Engineering
  • Sales Engineer, New York
  • Sales Engineer, London

“Goodwin is an outstanding provider of executive search services. They’ve done multiple searches for me, and in each case they’ve taken the time to understand my business, the specific role I was looking to fill, and then found a superlative set of candidates. Not only was I pleased with the results, but all of the candidates presented were impressed with Goodwin and their personal approach. I would recommend Goodwin without reservation.”

- President, Digital Reasoning Systems