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This list showcases the top United States based CTO’ operating in the Analytics space. If you think a CTO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Head of Data Science / CTO Office of Bloomberg
Gideon Mann is the head of Data Science at Bloomberg, guiding the strategic direction for machine learning, natural language processing, and search on the core terminal. At Bloomberg, his team has worked on the company-wide data science platform, natural language question answering, and deep learning text processing, among other products.
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About Bloomberg: Bloomberg provides news, data, analytics, and communication services for the global business and financial world.
Head of Quant Technology Strategy, Office of the CTO of Bloomberg
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About Bloomberg: Bloomberg provides news, data, analytics, and communication services for the global business and financial world.
CTO & Co-Founder of HeadSpin
Brien previously founded YC-backed Nextop. He worked on mobile architecture at Quora and started and led the Android team through many international launches. He was also an early engineer at Palantir and a lead engineer at a number of data and mobile startups.
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About HeadSpin: HeadSpin is a developer of a digital experience intelligence platform used to provide flawless digital experiences.
CTO and Founder of Gainsight PX of Gainsight
Mickey Alon is the founder and CTO of Gainsight PX (previously Aptrinsic), the Product Experience Platform. He is a serial entrepreneur focused on designing, building and launching innovative products that help drive business outcomes. Before joining Gainsight through the acquisition of Aptrinsic, Mickey was Global VP of Engineering where he led the global engineering and product management for their web personalization and predictive content solutions. He is also the CEO and Co-Founder of Insightera, a personalization and predictive analytics software, which was acquired by Marketo in 2013. He also co-authored Mastering Product Experience in SaaS – a book on delivering personalized product experiences with a product-led go-to-market strategy.
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About Aptrinsic, Gainsight: Gainsight is a technology company that offers a range of software for optimizing the customer experience and improving product analytics.
CTO of Salesforce
CTO, salesforce.com, directing technical product strategy across all clouds and divisions. Previously CTO for CRM Appilcations and Technical Architect for Force.com Checkout at salesforce. Prior to salesforce, he worked at Open Text, SAP Markets, and Calico Commerce.
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About Salesforce: Salesforce is a global cloud computing company that develops CRM solutions and provides business software on a subscription basis.
CTO for Customer Connection of Salesforce
Charlie Isaacs has a track record of R&D leadership, starting with GTE (Verizon) where he served as VP of Engineering/Operations and headed a group of over 200 engineers working on Government and commercial applications. Following GTE, Mr. Isaacs held R&D leadership positions at Answer Systems (acquired by Computer Associates), Broad Daylight (sold to Primus Knowledge, then ATG and then Oracle), and CTO and CCO at Kana Software, Inc. and then Alcatel-Lucent/Genesys Global Innovations Group where he filed several Mobile patents and guided several Customer Service applications. Charlie joined Salesforce in 2012 and is VP and CTO for Customer Connection. Charlie’s primary role is to incubate IoT projects for Salesforce Customers; he evangelizes and speaks worldwide about IoT and Customer Service. Mr. Isaacs holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA from California Lutheran University.
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About Salesforce, Salesforce: Salesforce is a global cloud computing company that develops CRM solutions and provides business software on a subscription basis.
Co-Founder & CTO of Anaconda
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About Anaconda, Anaconda: Anaconda is a data science platform and the foundation of modern machine learning.
Co-Founder & CTO of Lookout
Kevin Mahaffey began building (and breaking) software at eight years old and it has been a love affair ever since. Currently, he is CTO and Founder of Lookout. Recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer, Lookout is a cybersecurity company that protects mobile devices for tens of millions of individuals and more than 150 enterprises globally. Kevin was featured as one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30 and is a frequent presenter at technology and industry events, including: Blackhat, DEFCON, RSA, Web Summit, CeBIT, and the World Economic Forum. An active investor, Kevin has invested in more than 60 startups, focusing on enterprise software and technology-driven transformation of large markets. When he’s not helping build startups, he’s an avid kitesurfer, photographer, and snowboarder.
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About Lookout: Lookout is a cybersecurity company that integrates endpoint security with SASE technologies to secure data while respecting user privacy.
Co-Founder and CTO of Drishti
Technology leader (deep learning, computer vision), inventor and author. Currently the CTO-cofounder of Drishti Technologies Palo Alto, which applies AI to manufacturing. Author of the book “Mathematics and Architectures of Deep Learning”, Manning Publications, New York. Several dozens of patents and publications in leading journals and conferences of the world.
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About Drishti: Drishti is a provider of AI-powered video analytics technology that gives visibility and insights for manual assembly line improvement.
CTO/Co-Founder of Intello
Shlomo is CTO/Co-founder of PlatformWatch. He previously was a Senior Full Stack Engineer at The Muse.
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About Intello: Intello’s SaaS operations platform enables companies to discover, manage, secure & optimize their SaaS applications
Co-Founder, CTO of Cascade
Jon Brelig is the Co-Founder and CTO at Cascade.
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About Cascade: Cascade helps operations teams automate their data workflows.
Chief Technology Officer of Meltwater
Aditya Jami is the Chief Technology Officer of Meltwater, responsible for overall technical strategy and overseeing the company’s AI & Data science initiatives across all product lines. He works very closely with the CEO on acquisitions, and leads their architectural integration. During Aditya’s tenure, he has been responsible for leading the transformation of underlying media intelligence technology into an expanded, data science platform – Fairhair.ai – which powers Meltwater’s products across multiple business lines. Prior to joining Meltwater in 2016 as Senior Director of Engineering, Aditya has created and led several efforts to translate his expertise in the fields of artificial intelligence and Big Data for end-to-end products and platform offerings, including: Yahoo, Netflix, Stanford, Cornell and a startup he co-founded, Predict Effect.
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About Meltwater: Meltwater is a media Intelligence & social listening tools for measuring, managing and magnifying corporate reputation.
Co-Founder, CTO of Strikedeck
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About Strikedeck: Strikedeck is building a revolutionary Customer Success automation solution to deliver an outstanding customer experience.
Co-founder and CTO of Ikigai Labs
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About Ikigai Labs: Ikigai helps analysts and operations teams automate data-intensive business, finance, analytics and supplychain operations within clicks.
Chief Technology Officer of DoubleVerify
Nisim is responsible for DoubleVerify’s global technology, software engineering, information security, infrastructure and corporate IT. Prior to joining DV, Nisim led global R&D teams for the Nielsen Company and built data mining, machine learning, content classification, reporting and analytics products to measure social presence for brands. Previously, he held key leadership positions at Buzzmetrics (acquired by Nielsen), as well as SAP, Cadence and Bullunz. Nisim brings over 15 years of online media, marketing and advertising experience, through a variety of technology leadership roles. Nisim obtained his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Academic College of Tel Aviv, where he graduated cum laude.
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About DoubleVerify: DoubleVerify is a software platform for digital media measurement, data, and analytics.
CTO and Co-Founder of Polly
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About Polly: Polly is a survey platform that makes it simple for anyone to engage with colleagues, capture feedback, and make more data-driven decisions.
Chief Technology Officer of Boulder Equity Analytics
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About Boulder Equity Analytics: Boulder Equity Analytics was founded with a mission to bring better tools and services to the stakeholders in financial reporting.
Chief Technology Officer of Boulder Equity Analytics
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About Boulder Equity Analytics: Boulder Equity Analytics was founded with a mission to bring better tools and services to the stakeholders in financial reporting.
Co-Founder & CTO of Xockets
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About Xockets: Xockets builds hardware and software acceleration into appliances for Big Data processing.
Co-Founder, CEO & CTO of Equity Data Science
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About Equity Data Science: EDS is an analytics platform that leverages the capabilities of data science to improve decision making and increase productivity.
Co-founder & CTO of Bluecore
He is the co-founder and CTO of TriggerMail; an ecommerce marketing automation company. He had once built the multi-channel user notifications infrastructure -including email- for Sponty, Gameday Tycoon, LoopIt, Canv.as and Moda Operandi. Previously, He led the engineering team at Moda Operandi, the premiere luxury fashion ecommerce retailer. He was responsible for building the email infrastructure, revenue and reporting systems, multi-currency order calculators and on-site merchandising tools. Prior to M`O, He was a software architect at Allurent designing merchandisable shopping experiences for online retailers. He was on the team that lead the transition to a SAAS business and implemented Allurent’s radically simple integration strategy. While on leave from Allurent, He co-founded Gameday Tycoon, a fantasy sports game that runs on Facebook, as well as Sponty which helped people discover indy music events. In a previous life, He worked on a heart monitoring device at Guidant. At 22 He was the youngest person to receive the highest technical award among 3000 engineers. He graduated in 2004 with dual degrees in computer engineering and electrical engineering from Iowa State University on a full merit scholarship. He also tried to teach computers how to read cursive Arabic handwriting at MIT.
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About Bluecore: Bluecore uses predictive intelligence to automatically connect shoppers to products, content, and offers, wherever they are.
CTO of hiQ Labs
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About hiQ Labs: hiQ Labs is a data science company, informed by public data sources, applied to human capital.
Co-Founder & CTO of Evisort
Amine Anoun is the co-founder and CTO of Evisort. Prior to that, he served as a data scientist at Uber.
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About Evisort: Evisort is an AI-powered contract management platform that provides visibility into any document.
CTO of Overtime
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About Overtime: Overtime is a sports network that produces several sports-focused series and short-form content for the next generation of sports fans.
Founder & CTO of Pendo
Erik Troan is the Founder of Pendo.io, Inc and serves as its Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Troan co-founded rPath, Inc. in 2005 and served as its Chief Technology Officer. At rPath, Mr. Troan was responsible for all aspects of product design and implementation and for rPath’s IT infrastructure. Mr. Troan was involved in Linux development and was a maintainer of the Sunsite Linux Archives. Prior to founding rPath, Mr. Troan served in multiple roles at Red Hat, Inc. including the Vice President of Product Engineering for several years as well as the Senior Director of Marketing and Chief Developer for Red Hat Software. Mr. Troan was responsible for leading development for Red Hat Linux, RPM and Anaconda. He managed a multimillion-dollar budget, participated in two public stock offerings and assisted in acquiring and integrating nine other companies. He serves as Member of Advisory Board of Cloudsoft Corporation Limited Mr. Troan is Member of the Technology Advisory Committee at Southern Capitol Ventures. Since May 2007, he also serves on the Board of Directors for Digium, Inc. He served as a Director of rPath, Inc. Mr. Troan has co-authored two editions of Linux Application Development.
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About Pendo: Pendo is a product-analytics app that helps software companies develop products that resonate with customers.
Co-Founder & CTO of AppsFlyer
Reshef Mann is Co-Founder & CTO at AppsFlyer.
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About AppsFlyer: The world’s top brands use AppsFlyer to build great products, create exceptional experiences, and preserve customer privacy.
Co-Founder, CTO of Amplitude
Curtis is an MIT grad with degrees in EECS and Mathematics. After happy days working at Google, he decided to start Sonalight, an effort to improve how people use voice to interact with their mobile devices. He likes to balance work with a dose of movies and television, and strongly believes in video games as art.
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About Amplitude: Amplitude is a product intelligence platform that provides digital product tools that help teams run and grow their businesses.
Chief Technology Officer of Afiniti
Prior to joining the Afiniti team, Hassan held senior management positions with Deloitte Consulting, Commerce One and American Management Systems. At Deloitte Consulting, Hassan advised the CIOs of Fortune 500 companies on technology strategy, merger integration, and enterprise system implementations. As Senior Principal at American Management Systems (AMS), Hassan was responsible for the systems deployment function of AMS’s Healthcare product offering. As Senior Director at Commerce One, Hassan was responsible for professional services engagements in the Oil and Gas sector. Hassan holds a MA in Information Systems from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Electrical Engineering and Economics from the University of Virginia.
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About Afiniti: Afiniti uses AI to identify and predict patterns of behavior to improve the quality of interpersonal interactions for businesses
CTO of Skopenow
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About Skopenow: Skopenow is an analytical search engine for discovering fraud, threat, and risk.
CTO of YipitData
Previously worked at CUNA Mutual Group. Graduated from University of Wisconsin – Madison with a degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics.
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About YipitData: YipitData is the market research firm that analyzes data points to provide accurate insights for the disruptive economy.
Founder & CTO of BioCatch
Avi is a founder of BioCatch, and comes with over six years of experience in the Israeli military intelligence (unit 8200) as a researcher and R&D team leader.During his military service Avi became well versed in white-hat hacking, system vulnerability management, network surveillance, data mining and electronic signatures. Avi is also the Co-Founder of VocalZoom, and was the Co-Founder & CEO of Tapingo.
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About BioCatch, Forbes Technology Council, IronVest: BioCatch unlocks the power of behavior and deliver actionable insights to create a digital world where identity, trust, and ease co-exist.
Founding Partner and CTO of Feedzai
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About Carnegie Mellon University, Feedzai, Forbes Technology Council: Feedzai develops risk management tools to prevent fraud and money laundering in transactions.
CTO of Tubular Labs
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About Claireware Software, Tubular Labs: Tubular Labs is the global leader in video intelligence for the cross-platform world.
Co-founder & CTO of Collibra
Stan leads Collibra’s Data Office and is responsible for overall data strategy, data infrastructure and translating internal learnings into value for our customers and partners. He is also Collibra’s product evangelist and drives future innovation. Previously, Stan launched various departments within Collibra including Product, Presales, Postsales, Partnerships, Marketplace, and Research and Education. Prior to cofounding Collibra, he was a senior researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, where he focused on application-oriented research in semantics. Stan holds a Master of Science degree in Information Technology, a Master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and a Postgraduate in Industrial Corporate Governance from Europese Hogeschool Brussel. He is a sought-after expert resource, industry speaker and author on the topic of Data Intelligence.
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About Collibra: Collibra delivers an end-to-end Data Intelligence platform to accelerate digital business transformation.
Chief Technology Officer of AlphaSense
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About AlphaSense: AlphaSense is a market intelligence platform that uses artificial intelligence allowing professionals to make critical decisions.
Co-Founder and CTO of Smarking
Maokai Lin, MIT PhD, specializes in mathematics and programming. He has extensive experience in data analytics when working for Facebook and Morgan Stanley. Maokai would like to use technology and data science to solve parking problems for the future of urban mobility!
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About Smarking: Smarking turns parking data into instant actionable insights.
CTO of FactGem
Clark has over 20 years of software development experience with much of that time spent designing and implementing applications for use in the defense and intelligence sectors. Prior to co-founding FactGem, he spent five years at MarkLogic managing Public Sector Pre-Sales Engineering. Clark is a Java Champion and frequent conference speaker on topics ranging from big data to Java development and graph database technology. Clark has also taught numerous undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science.
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About FactGem: FactGem is a next-generation data analytics company.
Co-Founder & CTO of Dataminr
Jeff Kinsey is Chief Technology Ofﬁcer at Dataminr. Prior to co-founding Dataminr in 2009,]eff worked as a Software Engineer at The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he developed research software for the study and modeling of the micro-behaviors of language comprehension. Additionally, he was a Consulting Engineer at Market & Research Systems, where he built custom CRM and database tools for enterprise clients. Before UMASS,Jeff developed computational emulators of the human language acquisition process, leveraging large behavioral data sets.Jeff holds a BS in Computer Science from Yale University, with a focus on computational linguistics. He currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.
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About Dataminr: Dataminr develops an artificial intelligence platform designed for real-time event and risk detection.
Co-Founder & CTO of WHOOP
John Capodilupo is a Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at WHOOP.
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About WHOOP: WHOOP is a performance optimization system that tracks athlete recovery, training, and sleeping hours to help boost performance.
CTO of TRUINJECT
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About TRUINJECT: TRUINJECT™ is a software company focused on the innovation, development & commercialization of medical products for the injectable market.
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Chief Technology Officer, Founder of AtScale
Dave Mariani is one of the co-founders of AtScale and is the VP of Technology. Prior to AtScale,he was VP of Engineering at Klout & at Yahoo! where he built the world’s largest multi-dimensional cube for BI on Hadoop. Mariani is a Big Data visionary & serial entrepreneur.
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About AtScale: AtScale is an intelligent data virtualization company that provides a single, secured, and governed workspace for distributed data.
CTO & Founding Team of NextRoll
He is the President and Founder of the Italian Python Association that runs PyCon Italy. Chief Technology Officer at NextRoll, Inc.
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About Italian Python Association, NextRoll: NextRoll is a marketing technology company delivering products ambitious companies rely on to grow their businesses.
Chief Technology Officer of Axoni
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About Axoni: Axoni offers blockchain infrastructure, distributed application development, and workflow automation tools.
Co-Founder & CTO of Rockset
Dhruba Borthakur is CTO and co-founder of Rockset, responsible for the company’s technical direction. He was an engineer on the database team at Facebook, where he was the founding engineer of the RocksDB data store. Earlier at Yahoo, he was one of the founding engineers of the Hadoop Distributed File System. He was also a contributor to the open source Apache HBase project. Dhruba previously held various roles at Veritas Software, founded an e-commerce startup, Oreceipt.com, and contributed to Andrew File System (AFS) at IBM-Transarc Labs.
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About Rockset: Rockset is a computer software company that offers a cloud data infrastructure.
CTO & Co-Founder of Plotly
Alex is Plotly’s CTO and the instigator of Plotly.js. He also consults for Microsoft Research and the Center for Quantum Devices at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, focusing on data acquisition for quantum computing experiments. Alex holds a BS in Physics from Harvey Mudd College and a PhD in Physics from Harvard University. He has 20 peer reviewed publications, including 2006 paper of the year in Science, and other top journals including Nature, Physical Review Letters, and Journal of Power Sources. He has previously worked in the fields of semiconductor optics, quantum information, magnetic resonance imaging, hydrogen fuel cells, and photovoltaic power.
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About Plotly: Plotly is a data science and AI company that makes it easy to create and deploy interactive web apps in any programming language.
CTO and Co-founder of Catalyze
Steve Atherton is our Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Software Development, and is responsible for managing all of Sungevity’s development of internal and public facing applications. Steve previously was Vice President of Engineering for SunRun and has led technology teams in Europe and in the US at companies that include Honeywell, Motorola, and Sybase. Steve has a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Computer Systems from Guildford University, UK.
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About Catalyze: Catalyze is a renewable energy data analytics, development, and asset management platform.
CTO & Cofounder of Breinify
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About Breinify, Philipp Meisen (LinkedIn): Predictive Personalization at Scale
Co-founder & CTO of Dremio
Jacques is currently co-founder and CTO of YapMap.com, a Visual Search & Discovery Engine for the social web. Jacques is an industry veteran with over 15 years of Internet technology experience. Prior to leading the technology efforts at YapMap, he was Director of Product with Quigo (acquired by AOL in 2007). Previously he led product development efforts at Offermatica (now part of Omniture/Adobe) and built the Avenue A | Razorfish analytics technology and services practice. Jacques has a B.A. from Pomona College.
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About Dremio: Dremio is a data lake engine that offers tools to help streamline and curate data.
Co-Founder and CTO of Imply
Gian Merlino is CTO and cofounder of Imply and is one of the original committers of the Druid project.Previously, he worked at Metamarkets and Yahoo. Gian holds a BS in computer science from the California Institute of Technology.
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About Imply: Imply is a multi-cloud data platform designed to deliver real-time ingestion and visualizations for event-driven and streaming data flows.
CTO & Co-Founder of Windfall
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About Windfall: Windfall Data is on a mission to help organizations make better informed data-driven decisions.
Chief Technology Officer of Merkle
Matthew Mobley is a marketing technology professional with deep knowledge in marketing technologies and business processes. He has experience working in multiple industries: Financial Services, Telecommunications, Travel & Entertainment, Healthcare, and Retail. He has also worked with a wide variety of marketing technology solutions: Enterprise Data Warehousing, Database Marketing, Omni-Channel Experience Management, Analytics / Business Intelligence, MDM, Loyalty, Digital Media & Channel Technologies, Big Data (Hadoop), Decision Management
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About Merkle: Merkle is a customer relationship management agency that designs, executes and evaluates integrated marketing programs.
Co-founder & CTO of Databricks
Matei Zaharia is an assistant professor of computer science at MIT and CTO of Databricks. He started the Spark project at UC Berkeley and continues to serve as its vice president at Apache. Matei also co-started the Apache Mesos project and is a committer on Apache Hadoop. Matei’s research work on datacenter systems was recognized through two Best Paper awards and the 2014 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award.
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About Databricks, Stanford University, The Apache Software Foundation: Databricks is a data and AI company that interacts with corporate information stored in the public cloud.
CTO of Infinite Uptime
JD is a systems thinker who blends software engineering, hard science and business management skills. He co-founded VDS after more than a dozen years implementing and marketing IT, with primary applications to traffic management, airport operations, and web analytics.
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About Infinite Uptime: Infinite Uptime is an industrial IoT solution provider for improved quality and productivity in the engineering and processing industries.
CTO, Cloud of FireEye
Martin Holste is the CTO for Cloud at FireEye where he is responsible for shaping cloud security offerings, developing the corporate cloud security strategy and passionately working with customers to help secure their cloud workloads. Prior to serving as CTO for Cloud, Holste founded the cloud-native Threat Analytics Platform at FireEye based on his popular open-source Enterprise Log Search and Archive project. Before FireEye, Holste spent most of a decade in penetration testing, incident response and threat hunting while serving as the Incident Response Team Lead for the State of Wisconsin. He has previously presented on serverless Big Data solutions at AWS re:Invent and security investigation cognitive strategies and security analytics frameworks at other conferences.
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About FireEye: FireEye is an intelligence-led security company that protects customers using innovative technology and expertise from the front lines.
Co-founder & CTO of Descartes Labs
Mike leads the technical team at Descartes Labs as the Co-founder & CTO. His past work spans a wide range of disciplines, with the recurring theme of developing and applying advanced software and computing technology to understand the physical and virtual world. He was a scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory for 25 years, and also worked as a Senior Software Engineer at Sandpiper Networks/Digital Island. His work has been recognized on multiple occasions, including the Gordon Bell prize for outstanding achievement in high-performance computing. He has degrees in Physics and Engineering & Applied Science from Caltech, and he received a PhD in Physics from University of California, Santa Barbara.
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About Descartes Labs: Optimizing sustainable sourcing, commodity price forecasting, & mineral exploration through the automated analysis of geospatial data
Co-Founder and CTO of Chronosphere
Rob Skillington is the Co-Founder and CTO at Chronosphere.
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About Chronosphere: Chronosphere develops a scalable, reliable, and customizable monitoring solution built for cloud-native applications.
Founder & CTO of Gigster
Debo Olaosebikan talks with Dave Rael about shooting for the stars, lessons from physics, learning from mistakes, thinking positively, and delivering solutions Debo Olaosebikan is the CTO and co-founder of Gigster. He worked formerly at IBM where he worked on theoretical/computational frameworks for analyzing experimentally observed transitions in spin transfer devices in collaboration with Yaroslaw Bazaliy and Barbara Jones He has a Ph.D. and Masters from Cornell where he worked on building world’s first electrically activated silicon laser.Hme went from Nigerian rapper to co-founder of high flying Silicon Valley startup in just three short years and was a part of the Y-combinator class of 2015.
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About Gigster: Gigster is the first team intelligence engine, enabling software development teams to achieve 30% higher efficiency.
Chief Technology Officer of Saama
Saama Technologies‘ Chief Technology Officer, Rajeev Dadia drives the technology roadmap to enhance Saama’s technical edge and improve overall quality through leadership in delivery process and resource management. Previously at Saama, he lead the development of strategies, methodologies, and partnerships that enhance Saama’s solution sets offered during each client engagement. Rajeev focuses on cloud, syndicated data sources, social data, and mobile technologies as it impacts the data and analytics needs of the organization. He has 20 years of successive experience in leadership roles at Saama and at Silicon Graphics (SGI) in Corporate Information Systems. Rajeev has created BI and Analytic strategies for large organizations and managed large-scale deployments of data warehousing, analytics and applied data mining/predictive analytics systems in diverse business environments. He has also been involved in analysis, design and deployment of both B2C and B2B solutions in different vertical industries. In addition, he led the development of a Business Intelligence Center of Excellence operation to provide offshore development capabilities. He earned an M.S. in Computer Science at California State University, Chico.
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About Saama: Saama is the number one AI-powered clinical analytics cloud platform company delivering actionable business insights for life sciences.
Co-Founder & CTO of PicnicHealth
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About PicnicHealth: PicnicHealth helps patients easily access their medical records and gives them the opportunity to contribute data to medical research.
CTO & Co-Founder of Spire Global
Mechanical/Electrical/Aerospace engineer, passionate about space and astronautics. Currently Lead satellite payload and avionics engineer and co-founder at Spire Global Inc. in San Francisco. Previous work and research includes high-enthalpy flow simulation, computational mechanics and fluid dynamics, spacecraft avionics and payload design, geo-engineering, and low-thrust astrodynamics at institutions such as NASA Ames, Von Karman Institute, International Space University.
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About NASA Ames Research Center, Spire Global: Spire Global is a space to cloud data analytics company utilizing satellites to provide maritime, aviation, and weather tracking.
Chief Technology Officer of Mode Analytics
Heather Rivers is the chief executive officer of Mode Analytics. Most recently, she was a senior software development lead at Microsoft. Prior to MS, Heather served as Yammer, Airtime, and Ooga Labs. Healther holds a degree in Linguistics from the University of Chicago.
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About Mode Analytics: Mode Analytics is a developer of a collaborative analytics platform used to make data-informed decisions.
CTO, Co-Founder of Supergrain
Thomas Chen is the co-founder and CTO of Supergrain.
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About Supergrain: Data, Enterprise, SaaS – Data infrastructure to power modern business intelligence tools and data applications.
Co-Founder & CTO of Retina AI
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About Retina AI: Retina uses artificial intelligence to turn enterprise data into insights.
Co-Founder & CTO of VEDA Data Solutions
Dr. Robert Lindner leads innovation and data science at VEDA. Bob is a published astrophysicist with experience modeling data from a wide variety of sources, like radio telescopes, X-ray satellites, and Twitter. As a postdoctoral researcher at UW-Madison, he led the development of a new computer vision algorithm to help researchers interpret large data sets from next generation telescopes. He earned his Ph.D. in physics from Rutgers University, and studied mathematics and astrophysics at UW-Madison.
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About VEDA Data Solutions: VEDA is an AI and machine learning platform to save healthcare and administrative costs.
Founder & Chief Technology Officer of Alphonso
Lampros Kalampoukas is the Co-Founder of Alphonso.
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About Alphonso, Lucent: Alphonso is a software company that offers TV data and measurement services for brands and agencies.
Chief Technology Officer of Opera Solutions
Farhan Baaqri is the chief technology officer of [Opera Solutions](https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/opera-solutions#/entity), a provider of advanced analytics software solutions that help organizations extract actionable insights from big data. Baaqri holds a master’s degree in computer science from Preston University. He lives in New York, United States.
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About Opera Solutions: Opera Solutions provides advanced analytics software solutions that help organizations extract actionable insights from Big Data at scale.
Co-Founder & CTO of Nightfall AI
Rohan Sathe is the Co-Founder & CTO of Nightfall.
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About Nightfall AI: Nightfall identifies business-critical data across SaaS, APIs, and data infrastructure so it can be managed and protected.
CTO , SVP Engineering of FarmX
Work with FarmX, an established startup in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are a multi-disciplinary engineering team with experience in plant physiology, soil chemistry, machine learning, Cloud SaaS software, low-power embedded systems, and wireless technology. We are a young company, most of the team in their twenties, from Berkeley, Stanford, Georgia Tech, UC Davis, and USC. By measuring weather, plant health, and soil, then running our machine learning algorithms, we make irrigation recommendations to Nut Tree growers saving 20% of their water costs. As almonds use 10% of our water, you will help save over 2% of California’s fresh water as we scale production. Our solution doubles grower’s profits, thus doubling their land’s value. We are seed funded by top tier Venture Capitalists. We will grow to a $200 Million annual revenue company within five years, more than doubling our revenue annually.
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About FarmX: FarmX offers a precision agriculture platform for optimizing costs and increasing yields for farmers.
Founder & CTO of NetraDyne
David Julian, co-founder and chief technology officer, leads Netradyne’s long-term technology vision. A 20-year technology R&D veteran, he sees near infinite potential for Computer Vision and Deep Learning to solve things from everyday problems to highly specialized use-cases from automotive, healthcare and energy exploration, to recreation and entertainment. Prior to co-founding Netradyne in 2015, David served as Principal Engineer at Qualcomm, where he was awarded over 100 US patents covering a wide range of technologies during his 12 year tenure at the company. While at Qualcomm, he was also the Project and Systems Engineering Lead of a multidisciplinary team for the company’s ultra low-power and ranging ultra-wideband R&D efforts, taking it from concept to system-on-chip (SOC) prototypes. David was also instrumental in Qualcomm’s Zeroth team achieving best performance on the 2015 NIST TREVID semantic indexing task for video. Before Qualcomm, David co-founded Mountain View Analytics and supported Voyager and Cassini Deep Space programs at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Julian holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from New Mexico State University and a master’s of science and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University.
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About NetraDyne: NetraDyne engages in improving fleet safety through computer vision and in-depth data analysis.
CTO of Signal Automotive
Kestas Barzdaitis is the CTO at Signal Automotive, the Founder of Adroiti Technologies, and the Co-Founder of CodeFactor.io.
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About Signal Automotive: Signal is a technology-enabled automotive wholesale platform that employs data to optimize wholesale dealer trades.
CTO, Americas and CISO of Moogsoft
He is a CTO | CISO at Moogsoft.
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About Moogsoft, Open Alliance for Cloud Adoption: Moogsoft is a provider of AIOps solutions that help IT teams work faster and smarter.
Evangelist In Chief & CTO of Moogsoft
Richard Whitehead is chief evangelist at Moogsoft, a pioneer and leading provider of AIOps solutions that help IT teams work faster and smarter and is responsible for the successful introduction of products and technologies to the market. Previously, Richard was a consultant at JRW Strategies, where he provided product strategy, new market introduction, and competitive analysis advice to the software industry. Richard is the cochair of the monitoring and analytics working group at ONUG.
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About Moogsoft: Moogsoft is a provider of AIOps solutions that help IT teams work faster and smarter.
CTO, Founder of LeanData
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About LeanData: LeanData is a platform that enables revenue teams (marketing, sales, customer, and partner ops) to manage all go-to-market motions.
Chief Technology Officer of Celect
Vivek is Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Celect. He is the Robert N. Noyce Professor of Management at MIT’s Sloan School. His research has led to numerous innovations in operations, supply-chain and yield management. Prior to academia he worked in algorithmic finance and received his PhD in EE at Stanford.
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About Celect: Celect is a cloud-based, predictive analytics SaaS platform that helps retailers optimize their overall inventory portfolios.
Executive Vice President, Products & Technology and CTO of TIBCO
Executive Vice President, Products & Technology and CTO at Tibco software.
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About TIBCO: TIBCO unlocks the potential of real-time data for business to make faster, smarter decisions.
Co-founder & CTO of Obviously AI
Originally from Bangladesh, Tapojit has a background in Artificial Intelligence and Linguistics. Previously, he researched at MIT on Convolutional Neural Nets. And actively organized the first interdisciplinary Hackathon in the US for two years. After his job as a Machine Learning Engineer at B8ta, Tapojit is now the CTO at Obviously AI.
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About Obviously AI: Obviously AI is a tool for business analysts and product teams to rapidly run predictions on historical data.
Founder, CTO of Productiv
Ashish Aggarwal is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Productiv.Prior to founding Productiv, he was the Vice President of Engineering at Postmates where he built and led a team of over 130 engineers to develop technology for the food delivery marketplace. He also served as the Director of Software Development at Amazon where he helped build and launch Amazon’s Line Haul Freight Transportation Network.
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About Productiv: Productiv is a real-time engagement data and insights platform used to manage SaaS applications.
CTO of Syndio
Rob Platzer is a Chief Technology Officer at Bitly.
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About Syndio: Syndio is a technology company that helps companies measure, achieve, and sustain workplace equity.
Co-Founder & CTO of Vitally
Patrick Vatterott serves as Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer at Vitally.
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About Vitally: Vitally is a customer engagement platform for B2B SaaS companies to drive a world-class customer experience and eliminate churn.
Chief Technology Officer of Numerator
Joshua Greenough is the Chief Technology Officer at Numerator.
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About Numerator: Numerator brings together omnichannel marketing, merchandising and sales data to make pursuing new possibilities simple.
CTO, President & Co-Founder of Babel Street
Shon Myatt Co-Founder and CTO of Babel Street, Shon Myatt shares the first steps that he took to found Babel Street, a technology company that provides intelligence from online and private sources that accurately detected the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks before it happened.
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About Babel Street: Babel Street provides real-time situational awareness and intelligence on global topics of interest.
CTO of Predata
Collin Stedman is the CTO at Predata.
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About Predata: Predata uncovers predictive behavior by applying machine learning techniques to online activity.
Luis F Voloch
Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of Immunai
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About Immunai: Immunai is a biotech company that combines single cell genomics with ML algorithms to enable high resolution profiling of the immune system.
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Co-Founder & CTO of Accern
Anshul Vikram Pandey is the Co-Founder and CTO of Accern.
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About Accern, Forbes Technology Council: Accern accelerates AI workflows for enterprises with a no-code AI development platform.
Chief Technology Officer of Icaro Media Group
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About Icaro Media Group: Icaro Media Group offers AI technology, real-time analytics, advertising and e-commerce integrations products & services to media companies.
CTO of Pilotly
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About Pilotly: Enabling content creators to get feedback from audiences at scale
Co-Founder and CTO of Unravel Data
Shivnath Babu is an associate professor of computer science at Duke University, where his research focuses on ease of use and manageability of data-intensive systems, automated problem diagnosis, and cluster sizing for applications running on cloud platforms. He is also the chief scientist at Unravel Data Systems, the company he cofounded to solve the application management challenges that companies face when they adopt systems like Hadoop and Spark. Unravel originated from the Starfish platform built at Duke, which has been downloaded by over 100 companies. Shivnath has received a US National Science Foundation CAREER Award, three IBM Faculty Awards, and an HP Labs Innovation Research Award. He has given talks and distinguished lectures at many research conferences and universities worldwide. Shivnath has also spoken at industry conferences, such as the Hadoop Summit.
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About Unravel Data: Unravel is radically simplifying the management and of big data applications and systems.
Founder, CEO and CTO of ChartHop
Ian White is the Founder, CEO, and CTO at ChartHop.
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About ChartHop: ChartHop brings disparate sources of people data together in a dynamic, visual, & actionable People Analytics platform.
Co-founder & CTO of Starburst Data
Kamil is Co-founder and CTO of Starburst, the enterprise Presto company. Prior to co-founding Starburst, Kamil was the Chief Architect at the Teradata Center for Hadoop in Boston, focusing on the open source SQL engine Presto. Previously, he was the co-founder and chief software architect of Hadapt, the first SQL-on-Hadoop company, acquired by Teradata in 2014. Kamil began his journey with Hadoop and modern MPP SQL architectures about 10 years ago during a doctoral program at Yale University where he co-invented HadoopDB, the original foundation of Hadapt’s technology. Kamil holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Wroclaw University of Technology and as well as M.S. and an M.Phil. in Computer Science from Yale University.
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About Starburst Data: The analytics engine for all your data. The fastest, most efficient query engine for your data warehouse, data lake, or data mesh.
Chief Technology Officer of MOJIO
Alan Messer has been a worldwide leader in advanced software and intelligent services for connected consumers for more than 20 years. Alan is the CTO of Mojio and leads InnovationShift, where he works with autonomous, automotive, consumer and IoT companies, helping define or revise their technology strategies. Formerly, he was Vice President of Software and Innovation and CTO of Global Connected Consumer Experience at General Motors. Alan was also Vice President of Advanced Software Technology at Samsung Electronics. Currently, he also serves several industry organizations in advisory or board roles, including the Microsoft AI Advisory Council and the DAV Alliance.
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About MOJIO: Scalable, secure and hardware-agnostic, Mojio is the platform and SaaS provider of choice to build and scale connected mobility services.
Anna X. Wang
Co-Founder & CTO of Searchlight
Anna X. Wang is the Co-Founder and CTO of Searchlight. She is a former course assistant at Stanford University. Anna holds a master’s degree in computer science.
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About Searchlight: Searchlight is a people-centered Talent Intelligence Platform that helps companies build and retain winning teams.
Co-Founder & CTO of Curalate
Nick Shiftan is Co-Founder and serves as Chief Technology Officer and Director at Curalate.
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About Curalate: Curalate optimizes digital commerce for discovery.
Chief Technology Officer, Global Field of Cohesity
Rawlinson Rivera is the CTO for Global Field of Cohesity.
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About Cohesity: Cohesity offers hyperconverged secondary storage for backups, test/dev, file services and analytics use cases.
CTO and Co-Founder of mParticle
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About mParticle, Something New: MParticle is a customer data platform for multi channel consumer brands.
CTO of VergeSense
Kelby Green is the CTO at VergeSense.
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About VergeSense: VergeSense is the leading workplace analytics platform and provides spatial intelligence to enterprise companies.
CTO of Outlier
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About Outlier: Outlier offers analytic solutions that enable businesses to make better decisions.
Co-Founder & CTO of Bidgely
Vivek is leading the technology team which is building the biggest and best energy analytics system yet. Prior to Bidgely, Vivek contributed to building voice recognition technology at Microsoft. He has a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from IIT Bombay. Once done solving the worlds energy problems, he fantasizes of becoming a full time musician and doing big things in Bollywood.
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About Bidgely: Bidgely leverages the power of AI to optimize utility customer engagement and is the choice of leading utilities
Founder and CTO of unitQ
Niklas Lindstrom is the Founder and CTO at unitQ.
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About unitQ: unitQ is a product quality platform that helps companies drive growth and retention by fixing the right quality issues faster.
Co-Founder, CTO and COO of Buzz Solutions
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About Buzz Solutions: Buzz Solutions provides AI-based actionable insights and predictive analytics for asset fault detection and inspection of power lines.
CTO of Crisp
Gareth is the Founder & CEO of Adbrain, an award winning enterprise identity resolution company, acquired by Trade Desk Inc (NASDAQ:TTD). A recognized leader at the intersection of data, AI and marketing technology, Gareth brings over a decade’s experience in senior operational roles at companies including Google, DoubleClick and Somo. Gareth is a member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Mobile Council, San Francisco tech entrepreneur group GBX, and Tech London Advocates, championing entrepreneurship and growth in the UK capital – in addition to being an active advisor across a number of high growth data and AI businesses. In 2017, The American Marketing Associated named Davies ‘4 under 40’ in recognition of his contribution to innovation within marketing technology.
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About Crisp: Crisp leverages the cloud to connect and analyze retail data sources in real-time, providing actionable insights to businesses.
Chief Technology Officer of Seismic
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About Seismic: Seismic is a sales enablement and marketing orchestration platform that improves close rates & delivers larger deals for sales teams.