Organizations everywhere are looking to do more with their data assets, as well as better leverage open data and third party data sources for additional consumer insight.

The good news is that there is no shortage of information available. The bad news is that wrangling and making sense of all that information can be very challenging. That is why we see 61 percent of U.S. companies stating inaccurate data is undermining their ability to provide an excellent customer experience.

However, there is a new breed of data professionals trying to change all that. New talent is coming into organizations looking to unlock the power of data to transform business operations and better serve clients. Businesses everywhere are eager to bring on these data professionals; to the point it is creating a frenzy around data staffing.

If you are looking to hire new data professionals, you are certainly not alone. According to a new Experian Data Quality report, Investing in Digital Transformation: This Year’s Most Sought-After Data Roles, businesses are hiring a mix of business- and regulation-focused data positions.

Below is a chart showing the top roles being hired according to U.S. respondents and also c-level executives specifically: Top Data-related Roles US Organizations Plan to Hire in 2017

Source: Experian Data Quality