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Lexi Benakis

Senior Director, Intelligence & Analytics

As the senior director of Intelligence & Analytics, Lexi Benakis leads all global data management initiatives and technology solutions development for Advito.  With her team of industry experts, she drives innovative and action-oriented analytics through multi-source data integration and progressive methodology.  Ultimately bringing advanced insights to our clients’ spend and program management efforts.

Lexi is also responsible for setting and executing the direction for the consultancy’s Intelligence & Analytics (I&A) practice. She draws upon her extensive analytics experience to develop and implement I&A services that guide clients through data landscape assessments/ workshops, set a data strategy, navigate global data compliance, manage RFPs, and implement third-party reporting and analytics solutions.

Prior to joining Advito, Lexi served as the head of Americas Corporate Services Analytics for UBS. In this position, she managed the operations and innovation for all data, reporting and analytics in her region. She used data trends and comprehensive analysis to provide strategic recommendations to UBS senior leadership and key stakeholders on policy/process enhancements and cost reduction opportunities.

For the past 20 years Lexi has held roles on both sides of the house, in regional and global capacities, for organizations such as BCD Travel, American Express, SAP and Maritz Inc. She is a current member of the GBTA Technology Committee and is regularly invited to speak at leading industry events.

Lexi lives with her two boys and their dog in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. When she isn’t busy with one of her boys’ activities, she likes to bake and read.


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