By Mark Gaughan
The Bills have named former Xerox information technologist Michael Lyons as new director of analytics.
Lyons, 50, will be responsible for analyzing and developing strategic performance initiatives for all functions of the Bills organization, including football operations, business development and marketing.
An East Aurora native, Lyons served Xerox for 26 years as a data analytics expert responsible for analyzing raw data and creating business solutions for the Rochester-based, multi-national document management company. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester.