Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is to acquire Clarity Insights, a Chicago, IL-based data consultancy with deep data science, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) expertise.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including antitrust clearance.
The acquisition will add nearly 350 employees, along with a portfolio of accelerators, which can allow organizations to realize value from their data, to Accenture’s Applied Intelligence business*.
Founded in 2008 and led by Neil Huse, president and CEO, Clarity Insights is a provider of data science and AI/ML engineering capabilities for large enterprises, and a strategic partner to clients across a range of industries, particularly healthcare, financial services and insurance. The firm focuses on serving clients’ needs end to end – from building the right data and AI-enabled strategy, to implementing that technical strategy in meeting business goals.
* Accenture Applied Intelligence employs more than 20,000 professionals, working to help clients scale AI, including 6,000 data scientists, data engineers and AI professionals worldwide.