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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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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James Smith
James Smith

Chief Marketing Officer

James Smith is responsible for GoodData’s global marketing strategy with main focus on lead generation, messaging and branding strategy as well as corporate communications. He is committed to combining the art and science of marketing to deliver the exceptional customer experiences that drive measurable results. He brings more than 25 years of global marketing and technology experience with a proven background in both B2B and B2C marketing. Most recently James was the CMO at OneLogin and prior roles include marketing leadership positions at Sitecore, Avaya, Electronic Arts and Intel.

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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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Cat Jubinski
Cat Jubinski

Sr. Director, Strategic Customer Growth

Cat is passionate about helping our customers succeed with their data and analytics initiatives. Cat started her 5-year career at GoodData in Professional Services where she developed complex customer implementations and led a delivery team. She subsequently transitioned to pre-sales leadership, using her implementation expertise and knowledge of best practices to demonstrate the value of the GoodData platform to prospective customers. Cat is now focused on partnering with our largest customers, inspiring them to build visionary analytics products powered by GoodData. Cat is originally from the East Coast and graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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Emily Rugaber
Emily Rugaber

Sr. Director, Product Marketing

A dedicated and passionate member of the GoodData family, Emily has a broad track record of leadership within GoodData. Emily started her GoodData career five years ago as an integral member of the consulting team working to ensure the success of some of GoodData's largest and most complex customer implementations. After contributing to and subsequently leading that team, Emily transitioned to leading the sales enablement and most recently product marketing efforts at GoodData. Emily holds an MBA in marketing from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a BA in Politics from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Amy Durea
Amy Duryea

Director of Corporate Communications & Customer Marketing

Amy Duryea is the Director of Corporate Communications & Customer Marketing at GoodData, where she focuses on creating a unified corporate communication strategy and evangelizing GoodData's strategic vision. She is responsible for managing public and analyst relations, as well as building GoodData's customer advocacy program. Prior to GoodData, Amy built successful advocacy programs with a variety of companies for more than fifteen years. Originally a native of Silicon Valley, Amy has lived in Portland, OR for the past 20 years.

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Albert Chin
Albert Chin

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Albert Chin oversees the legal function at GoodData. Albert's responsibilities include managing GoodData’s legal team and advising the company on legal, HR operations, commercial and corporate governance matters. Before joining GoodData, Albert led the legal organization at Calypso Technology, a global FinTech software company, and has held senior legal roles at several leading technology companies, including Capcom (videogame software), VMware (cloud infrastructure), and Intuit (business/financial software). Albert holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from Columbia University and a JD from Boston College Law School. He is a member of the state bars of California, D.C., and New York.

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