MapD is excited to announce its hiring of industry veteran Brock Alston as VP of Worldwide Sales. Brock has deep experience in both databases and BI, having worked in sales leadership roles at PepperData, Edgespring, Vertica, Oracle and Brio. Alston will be leading MapD’s go-to-market strategy as it launches its lightning fast big data analytics and visualization platform to a worldwide audience this spring.
“The opportunity to bring MapD to market is very exciting,” said Alston. “MapD’s ability to visualize queries in milliseconds that previously took minutes presents a huge competitive advantage for any company who needs to make fast decisions on huge amounts of data, such as telecom, finance, retail, IoT, government, and many more. Visualizing data at these speeds has never been done before.”
Todd Mostak, co-founder and CEO of MapD, said, “Brock’s deep background in databases, analytics, and data visualization will be immensely valuable as we bring our product to market. We’re an engineering-driven culture committed to building the fastest analytics platform and Brock’s combination of sales talent and technology acumen fits our mission perfectly.”
For more please see the full press release here.