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.
At GoodData, we believe that traditional data tools are no longer enough. Our Data as a Service (DaaS) infrastructure is the future of analytics: real-time, open, secure, and scalable. GoodData’s leading cloud-native platform gives our customers the flexibility to build and scale any of their data use cases; from self-service and embeddable analytics, to machine learning and IoT.
GoodData’s robust dashboards, custom insights, and unmatched governance options have helped over 140,000 of the world’s top businesses deliver on their analytics goals. GoodData is headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst Partners, Intel Capital, TOTVS, and others. For more information visit our website and follow GoodData on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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