Convergence Data

Technical Data Experts

More Than 20 Years of Experience


Convergence Data is a one-stop data software and service company for all of your technical data needs. Our software eliminates the clutter in your data to optimize your engineering and marketing outreach with the help of over 200 technical experts. Our services help you realize top value and cost savings with newly organized data.


But that’s not where we started. 


Born as a company within Hearst Business Media, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with the information they need to drive rapid, high-value decision-making—more commonly known as data services


We came face-to-face with challenging data environments that could have been our setback, but instead, our company was able to develop specialized software to assist with each of our solutions: data services, competitive intelligence, and Design for Retrieval. 


For 20+ years, Convergence Data has:


  • Made it easier for engineers to find and reuse preferred parts in PLM
  • Enabled analytics and reporting on duplicate parts and SKUs
  • Accelerated time to market and increased conversions with exceptional product data
  • Exposed cost savings in parts spend
  • Powered data across the enterprise including Engineering, Marketing, Procurement, Supply Chain, Aftermarket and eCommerce
  • and more!


Today, Convergence Data is a one-stop shop for your companies’ technical data needs across the digital thread.

We invite you follow us on social media and connect with us at an upcoming conference.

Meet the Team

Our Leadership

Our experts have the solutions to humanize your data and use it to run your business successfully.

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Richard Turner


For the past 20 years, Richard has helped Convergence Data become recognized as a leading software and services company that can enable its clients to most effectively organize and leverage their product data. He has helped architect software solutions, outsourced data services, managed complex data conversion projects for both PLM and PIM deployments, developed classification guidelines and training materials while publishing numerous articles on the virtues of having good product data.

Prior to joining Convergence Data Services, Richard spent most of his career as a consultant implementing processes and solutions that helped companies in a variety of industries around the world improve product development. Through a good portion of his earlier career, Richard has been involved in value engineering including DFMA product cost benchmarking, value analysis, and DFM workshop facilitation.

Fun Fact — Richard holds his pilot's license and enjoys piloting small planes!

Chris Holt

Head of engineering 

With more than 20 years of experience as a software engineer professional, Chris Holt leads the Convergence Data engineering team. Chris has worked for Convergence Data for most of his career and is currently the Head Engineer and Chief Software Architect. He leads the development team as well, and works closely with Convergence Data's customers to ensure our software roadmap aligns with their business needs.


Chris has a superb understanding of Convergence Data's customers' needs and can seamlessly translate requirements into software capabilities. He is well versed in Agile Development and runs all development projects using this methodology. His capabilities include: OO Design and Architecting, Web Services, Angular Applications, Enterprise Systems, Web Applications, .NET Technologies, and Agile Development.


Fun Fact — Chris is originally from New Hampshire and is a big Patriots fan.

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Jeremy Grubman

Vice president of Strategy & Operations

Jeremy Grubman has over 15 years of experience helping customers make informed decisions based on sound information management practices and data strategy. With a background in knowledge management, data modeling, and program management, he oversaw interdisciplinary data collections and research at MIT, coached organizations as a private consultant, and later served as Director of Delivery Operations at Earley Information Science (EIS). Jeremy has helped many key industries apply data, information and knowledge management best practices to drive measurable business outcomes.


He served as a strategic consultant to Convergence Data prior to coming on board to lead the firm's Strategy and Operations in a full-time capacity.

Fun Fact — Jeremy is a musician, visual artist, and enjoys growing his own food.

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Vice president of customer success

Alison brings over 15 years of cross-industry experience and has worked with customers in industrial manufacturing, HVAC, retail apparel, furniture, electronics, aerospace & defense, and the federal sector. She started her career working for the Strategy & Operations division of Deloitte and has since worked with boutique consulting firms and systems integrators with the common goal of driving digital success across the enterprise through optimized teams, processes, and technologies.


In her current role, Alison leads sales, digital marketing, and strategic partnerships for Convergence, helping customers to drive deeper value out of their parts, supplier, aftermarket, and product data by taking a digital thread approach.


Fun Fact —  Alison is a recent transplant to central Florida and enjoys exploring the beaches and historical sites with her family.

Meet the Team

Our Staff

When you work with Convergence Data, you’re choosing to work with a team that’s driven, structured, intelligent, and human.

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Meet the Team

Data Engineers

Our team of over 200 technical experts can handle data projects of any size.

200+ Data Specialists

How Can Our Team Help You?