Colin Shearer

Colin Shearer, vice president, customer analytics at SPSS Inc., a global provider of predictive analytics, is responsible for the product management and marketing of products and solutions related to the analysis of customer data. He was a pioneer of data mining in the early 1990s � as a founder of Integral Solutions Ltd.(ISL) and the architect of ISL's award-winning Clementine system, the first data mining tool aimed at non-technologist end users. In December 1998, ISL was acquired by SPSS Inc. Shearer can be reached at