GoodData Accelerates Customer Adoption and Growth in Q3 2013; Company Rebrands, Hires CFO, Doubles Monthly Active Companies
SAN FRANCISCO – October 22, 2013 –GoodData®, the leader in cloud business intelligence, today announced a significant increase in customer adoption in Q3 2013, doubling its Monthly Active Companies (MAC) to 40,000 and adding 10,000 new users, a 20 percent spike from last quarter. Notable new customers include: Bader Rutter, Collective Bias, Cornerstone OnDemand, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Deutsche Telekom, InsideView and Nuance.
"We are ushering in an era of SaaS transparency. It's time for companies to publish their monthly active users and prove adoption and engagement with their products. The number of monthly active companies on the GoodData platform clearly demonstrates our growth and success, which I'm incredibly proud of," said Roman Stanek, CEO and founder of GoodData.
35% Employee Growth + New CFO
To meet the unprecedented demand from customers, GoodData invested in the growth of its team of passionate employees to 273, a 35 percent year-over-year increase. In addition, the company hired technology and finance veteran Keith Adams as the company's new CFO. With over 30 years of diverse industry experience in raising equity and debt, driving profitability and scaling companies, Keith will define GoodData's operational excellence and expand the company globally.
GoodData Rebrands With Customer-Centric Focus
GoodData turned a vision for a seamless experience between its brand, products and company culture into reality in under 90 days. A new website and brand identity reflect the passion for data that employees, customers and the entire GoodData ecosystem all share. GoodData now stands out as the company that unites people with data in the business intelligence market.
With the new brand rollout, GoodData put the faces of its customers front and central, including the rollout of a new documentary-style video. The video features Hong Tsui, VP of Finance and Analytics for Switchfly, a global technology company that powers travel commerce and loyalty redemption solutions for some of the world's most recognizable brands across travel, loyalty, financial services and ecommerce. As Hong explains, "Data used to divide people, but now I believe data has the power to bring people together -- and that's exciting."
GoodData made several enhancements to its platform as part of its agile development methodology, including its XAE (eXtensible Analytics Engine), Data Loading Console and a host of data discovery features such as chart sorting, geomap pins, Net Promoter scores and dashboard filters.
The company also announced the GoodData Sales Analytics App is now available in the newly launched Oracle Cloud Marketplace.
GoodData is on a mission to break data silos. Flexible, open, secure, and scalable, GoodData’s leading data and analytics platform provides standardized metrics and real-time analytics across organizations and to their customers. To this day, GoodData has helped more than 140,000 of the world’s top businesses deliver on their analytics goals and scale their use cases — from self-service and embeddable analytics to machine learning and IoT.
GoodData is headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst Partners, Intel Capital, TOTVS, and others. For more information, visit GoodData's website, and follow GoodData on LinkedIn, YouTube, Medium and Twitter.
Senior Director, Demand Generation