Former VMWare Executive Joins GoodData to Scale Company for Continued Growth
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - August 28, 2014 – GoodData today announced the appointment of Pete Godbole as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Pete will oversee GoodData’s finance, information technology and legal operations. He brings over two decades of experience optimizing all aspects of financial operations in support of high growth businesses.
Pete joins GoodData from VMWare, where he served as Chief Financial Officer for the End User Computing Business, overseeing financial operations for Desktop Virtualization and Enterprise Mobility units. He brings tremendous experience in operations, financial planning and analysis. While at Hyperion (acquired by Oracle), Pete led the creation of a shared services strategy, vision, and implementation plan and shaped the field financial plan, leading to strong improvements in key metrics. At both Autodesk and Hewlett Packard, Pete held key roles in financial planning and established a strong track record of building businesses that consistently exceed financial goals.
“As GoodData continues to grow rapidly, we need operational excellence and direction to help us scale efficiently,” said Roman Stanek, GoodData founder and CEO. “Pete has an impressive track record in scaling fast-paced enterprise software companies. I am excited to welcome Pete Godbole as we continue to expand our cloud BI platform to better serve our customers.”
“GoodData’s business intelligence platform is already the industry standard for cloud analytics and will continue to grow as our engagements expand and we work with new enterprise customers,” said Pete. “I am excited to help GoodData continue to scale its business model and help capitalize on the incredible opportunity in BI created by the movement to the cloud."
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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