Jeffrey Austin White has joined Holmes Murphy as chief analytics officer, the Waukee-based insurance brokerage announced. He has nearly three decades of experience focused on strategic investments in talent and technology. In this new role for Holmes Murphy, White will be responsible for defining and driving analytics and business intelligence initiatives, including assessing the current state of data and analytics capabilities, developing an analytics strategy and leveraging innovations in artificial intelligence. He will also provide insight on potential opportunities for BrokerTech Ventures, the broker-led convening platform and accelerator program developed by Holmes Murphy. White most recently was senior vice president and product manager of workers' compensation at Gallagher Bassett. His background involves work as an aerospace engineer, and he also worked various roles with several federal agencies, among them the Food and Drug Administration and National Science Foundation. “The knowledge, expertise and passion Jeffrey brings with him is invaluable and is an important step for us in our advancement of data technology and innovation,“ said Dan Keough, chairman and CEO of Holmes Murphy.