Modern data analytics company and 2017 HW Tech100 winner HouseCanary has brought on Alex Villacorta as executive vice president of analytics.
Villacorta, who holds a Ph.D in statistics and applied probability, comes to HouseCanary from Clear Capital, where he created and led the research and housing analytics team. At HouseCanary, he will be joining its predictive analytics team.
“Having gotten to know the HouseCanary team over the last three years, it’s been exciting to watch their growth and vision for redefining real estate data and analytics and transforming the industry,” said Villacorta.
During the last 15 years, Villacorta, who is a 2014 HW Rising Star, has developed and led teams in advanced statistics applied to housing, media, and educational data streams.
“Alex’s energy, vision, and knowledge are a perfect complement to HouseCanary’s dynamic group,” explained Jeremy Sicklick, CEO and co-founder of HouseCanary. “His addition rounds out a team ready to turn residential real estate on its head.”
“The residential market is critically important to everyday homeowners and to the national economy, and HouseCanary’s genuine passion to make valuation and risk assessment consistent and reliable for all market players has been inspiring — I’m beyond excited to be joining a group of true innovators,” Villacorta added.