What: GoodData hires industry expert, Kevin Smith, as new VP, Product Marketing. Read his blog post about his journey to GoodData.
Who: Industry expert, Kevin Smith, founder of NextWave Business Intelligence, comes to GoodData with years of experience building data products.
Why: Kevin has deep expertise in helping clients understand the strategies required to build and launch successful analytical applications. As a former product owner who has built numerous data products, Kevin will fill the critical role of linking product and product marketing to ensure customer needs and product vision are fully aligned.
Professional Accomplishments: Prior to GoodData, Kevin led product and project teams at both large and small companies and has helped numerous enterprises develop strategies for monetizing their data and delivering analytics-based products. The author of several books and articles on data products, he has created go-to-market strategies to understand and reach various verticals, with a focus on ISVs. Kevin also has an expertise in defining key personas, pricing and product implementation from test to launch.
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.
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