GoodData Leadership

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Roman Stanek
Roman Stanek

CEO and Founder

Roman Stanek is a passionate entrepreneur and industry thought leader with over 20 years of high-tech experience. His latest venture, GoodData, was founded in 2007 with the mission to disrupt the business intelligence space and monetize big data. Prior to GoodData, Roman was Founder and CEO of NetBeans, the leading Java development environment (acquired by Sun Microsystems in 1999) and Systinet, a leading SOA governance platform (acquired by Mercury Interactive, later Hewlett Packard, in 2006).

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Management Team: Roman Stanek
Radovan Janecek

Sr. Vice President, R&D & Operations

Radovan most recently served as Vice President of Engineering for Cloud Automation at Hewlett-Packard. He also served as Chief Architect of Business Technology Optimization, an enterprise software product portfolio of HP Software, Vice President of Engineering at CA Technologies, and co-founder and Vice President of Engineering at Systinet, a SOA Governance vendor. Radovan's priorities at GoodData include continued alignment of business and technology goals, innovating the platform along customer needs, and leading the growing engineering team.

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Philip Carty
Philip Carty

Chief Revenue Officer

Philip drives GoodData's strategic growth, leading worldwide sales, account management and business development. With over 30 years of experience building, directing and motivating sales organizations at leading companies such as SuccessFactors, MongoDB and Veritas. Philip's passion is achieving dramatic business results for and with customers.

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Pete Godbole

Chief Financial Officer

Pete Godbole serves as Chief Financial Officer responsible for finance, information technology and legal operations. Mr. Godbole brings over two decades of experience in broad financial roles optimizing all aspects of financial operations in support of high growth businesses. Prior to GoodData, he held various roles at VMware between 2007 and 2014 including his last role as chief financial officer for the End User Computing global business unit. Before joining VMware, he held senior operating and financial roles at a variety of technology companies including Hyperion (Acquired by Oracle), Autodesk and Hewlett Packard. Mr. Godbole received a B.S. in Business/Accounting from the University of Delhi and an MBA in Finance from the Broad School of business at Michigan State University.

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Management Team: Pete Godbole
Divya Ghatak
Divya Ghatak

Chief People Officer

Divya oversees global people operations for GoodData. She has extensive leadership experience developing strategic people operations for diverse global businesses, with a special focus on employee engagement, talent and leadership development, corporate culture and organizational collaboration. Previously, Divya led talent and implementation of people strategy for SaaS and Collaboration at Cisco Systems, assuming HR responsibility for a $4.5 billion, 4,500 employees global business. Prior to Cisco, she served as Director of Human Resources for North American Operations at Tavant Technologies, where she led multiple organization design changes as the company moved to a global delivery model. Divya has also founded and served as CEO for Venturis India, an executive search firm that placed candidates with multinational firms in India. Her passion is building amazing experiences where talented people can perform at their best. Through her data-driven approach, Divya will focus on measurable impact and align people processes with company brand, culture and goals.

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Management Team: Divya Ghatak
Ran Van Riper

Sr. Vice President, Global Services

Ran comes to GoodData from IBM, where he led global professional services and support for the Tealeaf brand. In his career he has built services and support methodologies and offerings that drove significant license, renewal, and services revenue. He was part of the founding teams at both Ask.com and Tealeaf, and thrives in collaborative, creative, entrepreneurial environments. Ran’s priorities at GoodData include a focus on service experience and implementation to continue to improve quality and ensure customer satisfaction and success.

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Ran Van Riper
Management Team: Ran Van Riper
Zdenek Svoboda
Zdenek Svoboda

Vice President, Platform

Zdenek turns ideas into products, co-founding GoodData and leading the effort to build the world's first true multi-tenant cloud BI platform. Zdenek has been building world-class products for more than 15 years in engineering and product management roles at Hewlett-Packard, Systinet and NetBeans.

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Jeff Morris

Vice President, Product Marketing

Jeff is a veteran in the BI and Analytics space with over 11 years of technical product marketing and product management experience at Actuate, one of the leading open source BI vendors. His career began in 1989 at a software engineering vendor, IDE where he was first introduced to analytics, and he ran marketing communications at Forte Software during its IPO (later purchased by Sun). He’s held product management roles Borealis Technology, an early sales automation vendor, and for five years with open source pioneer, Sendmail.

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Jeff Morris
Management Team: Jeff Morris

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