CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hadapt, creator of the first big data platform that combines the benefits of Hadoop and relational DBMS into a single platform, today announced Kelly Stirman has joined as Vice President, Customer Solutions. In this position, the Big Data industry veteran will lead and manage pre-sales, support, and professional services for Hadapt's Adaptive Analytical Platform. Stirman joins Hadapt from MarkLogic, where he was VP and CTO, Financial Services. Stirman was an early employee at MarkLogic and was instrumental in growing the company to over $85M in revenue.
"Given his deep expertise implementing customer solutions for big data analytics, Kelly is a perfect fit to guide our customers to successful outcomes with our groundbreaking new product," said CEO Justin Borgman. "He is joining at an ideal time, as we near completion of our Early Access Program and begin putting Hadapt into production with our early customers."
"Hadapt's Adaptive Analytical Platform for Big Data enables enterprise users to rapidly query large volumes of both structured and unstructured data using their existing skills and investment in SQL," said Stirman. "This promises to unlock the value of data ranging from log files to email archives to Office documents to customer data. I look forward to partnering with our customers to deliver real insight and value from their Big Data."
Originating from research at the Yale computer science department, Hadapt delivers the only big data analytics platform that natively integrates Hadoop with advanced database technology, allowing for the integrated analysis of structured and unstructured data. For more information, visit www.hadapt.com.