Armughan Rafat joined Clarivate in August 2018 as Chief Data Officer. In this role, he has responsibility for the global Content Operations and Content Technology functions.

He brings with him a wealth of knowledge in running technology and content operations for mission critical, billion dollar businesses. Mr. Rafat has a proven track record of developing products and services for enterprise-wide, real-time, high-performance systems that deliver content to global users of every size and sophistication. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the ASI family of companies, where he oversaw all technology initiatives and product strategy to advance the development and delivery of products and platforms serving all ASI businesses.

In the past, Mr. Rafat was Vice President of technology for the markets division at Thomson Reuters, where he held a number of senior leadership positions, including Global Head of Product Strategy for news collections and editorial technology, and VP of product development for investment banking.

Under his leadership, Thomson Reuters become ranked number one in the world in real-time, low-latency market data delivery. Throughout his distinguished career, Mr. Rafat has delivered enterprise solutions to companies such as Liberty Travel, AT&T, Cendant, and RCI, among others.

Mr. Rafat holds a Master’s degree in Software Engineering and an Executive Master’s in Technology Management. He is also the inventor of two patents in the fields of low-latency financial data and key entity extraction using machine-learning technologies.