SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Datameer, Inc. (www.datameer.com), a provider of end user analytics solutions built on Apache Hadoop, today announced that Joe Nicholson and Jeff Diller have joined the company as Vice President of Marketing and Director of Sales respectively. These executives bring over 40 years of success from companies including Informatica, Pentaho, Greenplum/EMC and Informix.
"With its ease of use and extreme cost effectiveness, Datameer is key to any big data analytic need," said Joe Nicholson. "With the dramatic growth of big data continuing, it's an exciting time to join Datameer."
"Datameer is poised to become the big growth company in Hadoop analytics," stated Diller. "I'm very excited about Datameer's ability to leverage and simplify the Hadoop infrastructure and bring that power to business users."
Nicholson is a veteran software marketing executive with experience at startups and publicly traded companies. Prior to Datameer, Mr. Nicholson served as the vice president of product marketing at Pentaho as well as vice president of marketing at Trintech. Nicholson also served as vice president of marketing and business development at DecisionPoint Software and as vice president of platform marketing at Informatica during their high growth years.
Diller is a veteran technology sales executive with deep experience at building successful sales teams and revenue engines in emerging markets. Most recently, Diller was Director of Sales for the Western Region and #1 sales producer for Greenplum (acquired by EMC) and also served as Director of Western Region Sales for Active Reasoning and OPSWARE. He also was a top producer at KIVA leading to their acquisition by Netscape in 1997 and spent 10 years at Informix Software in a variety of sales and support roles.
"We are excited to have such seasoned and successful executives join Datameer and help us drive our leadership in big data analytics," commented Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer. "We will benefit from their broad marketing and sales experience as well as proven track records in driving high growth businesses. The addition of Joe and Jeff significantly broadens our management bench and will help us drive continued success in the big data analytics market."
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Datameer offers the first data analytics solution built on Hadoop that helps business users access, analyze and use massive amounts of data. Founded by Hadoop veterans in 2009, the company's breakthrough product, Datameer Analytics Solution (DAS), provides unparalleled access to data with minimal IT resources. DAS scales to 4,000 servers and petabytes of data and is available for all major Hadoop distributions including Apache, Cloudera, Yahoo!, IBM, and Amazon. Datameer is based in San Mateo, Calif.
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