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Talend, a data integration and management company, announced today two new members of its executive team. Talend named Sam Pierson its chief technology officer (CTO) and Jason Penkethman its chief product officer (CPO), a newly created role. The addition of a CPO reflects the company's strategic focus on the development and execution of innovative solutions that help businesses use healthy data to achieve valuable business outcomes. "Our...
A new model for digital leadership that binds together data, analytics, digital technology and transformation capabilities onto business exists, according to the Gartner Research Board. Data and analytics (D&A) leaders are uniquely positioned to drive this change that will make their companies behave like digital natives. “The most advanced and successful D&A leaders are driving new opportunities to use digital capabilities...
Today at Salesforce TrailblazerDX '22, Tableau announced new capabilities that empower developers to embed, extend, and customize analytics on any project. Many organizations are now leveraging data as a strategic differentiator to better serve their customers and transform their business. However, using data effectively can present challenges for developers, including pulling data into all the right places or developing an...
Deep Labs Inc., an artificial intelligence company and the creator of patented persona-based, context-aware decisioning and risk systems, announced that it has hired Tina Figueroa as chief people officer. Figueroa will oversee the People Function for the company, including strategy, operations, talent acquisition, learning and development, and diversity. Figueroa has more than 15 years of experience in providing executive leadership in...
Eon, a provider of incidental findings and screening patient management software based in Glendale, Colo., announced recently that it received a significant minority equity investment led by Los Angeles-based Integrity Growth Partners (IGP). The investment marks the first time Eon has raised an institutional round of outside capital; Eon will remain independent and founder-led. The partnership with IGP, which includes participation from...
Over the past 12 months, in confidential face-to-face, zoom, and phone conversations with the CEOs of approximately a dozen large, medium, and small luxury goods and services brands, Luxury Institute CEO Milton Pedraza heard one recurring theme: most are dissatisfied with the state of their group's or brand's data and analytics resources and capabilities. When Pedraza mentioned to a top luxury retail CEO that his brand could now access the...
Apple's Head of Siri Data Science and Insights Sameer Chopra comes aboard Infinite Analytics. He will be guiding them as Infinite Analytics scales its SAAS AI platform, Sherlock, to small and medium enterprises in the U.S. and in India. At Apple, he led the group of Siri data scientists and has been instrumental in leveraging data as the 'voice of the user' to drive product insights and features for the voice assistant. He brings...
The technology shift towards cloud, software-defined, and everything-as-a-service has profoundly impacted security practitioners worldwide. The result is a massive growth in the size of the enterprise attack surface and in the volume of attacks against that exposed surface. Research shows that 97 percent of security findings are tied to cloud assets, expanding attack surface threats and putting organizations at risk. This is according...
More than one quarter (26%) of business decision makers are now putting increasing investment in environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) ahead of developing new products and services (24%) or accelerating financial growth (21%), according to new research from enterprise data cloud company Cloudera. Additionally, knowledge workers believe that as much as 49% of the data their business uses on a day-to-day basis should be...
Cardata recently announced that Amy Molyneux has been hired as senior director, engineering operations and product management. In this position, Molyneux will be responsible for defining and executing the company's product vision by partnering with the Product and Engineering teams to set strategy and direction. Molyneux is an entrepreneur, inventor, and the technical co-founder of Meta, an artificial intelligence company that is...
With continued high demand for data science talent, analytics leader SAS has launched a new program for higher education students to learn analytics skills and earn valuable certifications sought by employers. SAS Skill Builder for Students  is a free, global, 24/7 virtual learning portal that offers access to SAS software, e-learning, and certifications, as well as career advice and ways to connect with employers. "It's never been...
Marpai, Inc., an AI-technology company transforming the $22B third-party administrator (TPA) market supporting self-funded employer health plans, announced Google group product manager of healthcare analytics Lutz Finger is joining the company as president, product and development. Lutz is an esteemed technologist with a diverse background in building innovative technology platforms for companies including Google, LinkedIn, and SNAP. In...