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 the leading cloud-based data and analytics platform, bringing AI-fueled data-driven decision-making to organizations across the globe. With a platform that leverages the potential of automation and AI, GoodData empowers its customers to make data analytics available to every single end user via real-time, self-service data insights right at the point of work. Over 140,000 of the world’s top businesses and 3.2 million users rely on GoodData in order to drive meaningful change and achieve more through data.
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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