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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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Carol Lee

Chief Financial Officer

Carol is passionate about driving growth by aligning financial decisions with the company's strategy. She serves as financial partner cross-functionally and leads to deliver operational excellence and financial results. Carol has 20 years of finance and accounting experience in high-growth technology companies. She was most recently Vice President of Finance at Konica Minolta where she reported directly to the President of the fast-growing Managed IT Services division. She is also experienced in M&A valuation and due diligence, with a track record of over 20 recurring revenue-based transactions. Carol holds a B.A. degree in Psychology and Business Economics from Pitzer College in Claremont, California.

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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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Radovan Janecek

Radovan Janecek

SVP, GoodData Platform

Prior to coming to GoodData, Radovan 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, at HP Software, Vice President of Engineering at CA Technologies, and co-founder and Vice President of Engineering at Systinet, an SOA Governance vendor. Radovan currently leads the R&D, DevOps, Datacenter Ops, Customer Support, and Product Management functions.

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Ryan Snyder

Ryan Snyder

Chief Customer Officer

Ryan is in charge of GoodData's Global Services, Customer Success, Account Management and ISV Sales Organization. Ryan is focused on providing a world-class end-to-end customer experience so that every client thrives on the GoodData Platform. Prior to GoodData, Ryan was Sr. Director of North America Consulting at Symantec, responsible for North America service delivery and consulting sales for all security and data products. Prior to GoodData, Ryan built service and support organizations at multiple technology startups including Clearwell, Financial Engines and Arbor Software (now Hyperion) as well as large public companies including Verint Systems. Ryan is a native of Silicon Valley and holds a B.S. from U.C. Davis.

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Grant Salisbury

Grant Salisbury

VP of Sales Engineering and Business Architecture

Grant Salisbury serves as VP of Sales Engineering and Business Architecture at GoodData where he is responsible for supporting the company’s direct and channel sales. His organization works cross-functionally with UX Designers and Data Scientists to design new products based on the GoodData platform. Grant has more than a decade of management experience working at the intersection of technology and operations. In a previous life as an executive at the world’s largest landmine clearance organization, Grant dealt with the recurring challenge of designing systems to drive operational excellence across large, distributed workforces. Grant graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in Middle Eastern languages and history.

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Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Vice President, Product Marketing

Kevin Smith is Vice President of Product Marketing for GoodData. Prior to GoodData, Kevin was responsible for delivering consulting services such as analytic product strategy, data monetization, and go-to-market services at NextWave Business Intelligence. He is the author of numerous ebooks, articles, and webinars on embedded analytics and building data products. In addition to NextWave, Kevin has held leadership positions heading analytics teams, designing SaaS products, and performance and managing product teams for both small start-ups and Fortune 500 companies such as SAP, ServiceSource, and Qwest Communications. Kevin holds a B.S. in Finance, as well as an M.B.A. in Quality/Process Management, both from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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