Josh Istas

Senior Director of Analytics

Josh Istas is the Senior Director of Analytics overseeing the management of the Acquiring Industry Metrics (AIM) platform, AIMvision user interface, and analytics-driven projects and partnerships.

The AIM platform is the most trusted, timely, and largest platform for payments and market data. The industry-leading platform provides merchant acquirers actionable intelligence and critical insights to drive high performing portfolios. AIM is populated with harmonized data from over 3.5 million merchants. As Senior Director of Analytics, Istas focuses on leading the data harmonization team, AIM operations, developer team, client relations, partnerships, and strategic product planning. Previously, Josh worked at Nebraska Medicine (Omaha, NE) as the Medication Safety Data Analyst.

Josh earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular Biology with a minor in Business from the University of Kansas. Josh is an avid golfer, fantasy sports enthusiast (aka office Commissioner), and a big fan of Kansas Jayhawk Basketball. Josh lives for the intersection of sports and analytics.