SOURCE: Paxata


December 05, 2013 08:05 ET

Paxata Announces David Salinger as Vice President of Corporate Sales

New Executive to Build World-Class Sales Organization, Drive Success With Industry's First Adaptive Data Preparation™ Platform

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 5, 2013) - Paxata, the first Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform that lets business analysts rapidly connect, explore, transform, and combine data, today announced the addition of David Salinger, a proven expert in sales leadership and strategy, as vice president of corporate sales. Salinger, who draws on over 15 years of experience at leading technology companies including Tableau Software, will be responsible for implementing the corporate business plan with offerings and services that drive Pax Personal and Pax Share licenses. He will lead all levels of the corporate sales organization, including pre-sales, direct sales and operations.

"As Paxata embarks on the next phase of our journey, it is critical that we have the right leadership to scale our low friction, high velocity business," said Prakash Nanduri, co-founder and CEO of Paxata. "That requires a deep understanding of the space we play in, a strong leader who has experience building world class organizations and a person who shares our core values. David is that leader and we are delighted he has joined us in this exciting Paxata journey."

Salinger has built four inside and hybrid sales organizations, ranging in size from ten to over 150 people. He has deep expertise helping technology companies achieve record-breaking growth through high velocity sales and operations across SaaS and on-premise software models.

Prior to joining Paxata, Salinger served as vice president of commercial sales at Tableau Software, a global leader in easy-to-use business analytics software and current strategic Paxata partner. He has also led sales efforts for Parallels, Onvia and Verizon Wireless.

"Business analysts have been longing for innovation in the data preparation stage of their analytic workflow," said Salinger. "Having seen the way data visualization was reinvented to empower every business person, I am excited to be part of the team that drives that same type of transformation again, removing the bottlenecks that could stand in the way of agile business intelligence."

About Paxata
Paxata is the first Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform built for the business analyst. Now everyone has the ability to rapidly turn all raw data into ready data for analytics -- in minutes, not months -- accelerating the time to right insights and action.

Our customers, Pax Pros, now have the freedom to collect, explore, transform, and combine data on their own or work with peers in a shared, transparent environment as they shape data for analytics. Paxata's seamless connection with BI tools like Tableau Software, QlikTech and Excel gives business people total flexibility to use the visualization and discovery solutions they prefer to use. Paxata is a cloud-based, self-service solution powered by breakthrough technologies including semantic algorithms, distributed computing techniques and a highly interactive visual experience.

Paxata dramatically reduces the most painful and manual steps of any analytic exercise, empowering analysts at market-leading companies like Dannon, Box and UBS to drive greater value for the business. In partnership with Cloudera, Tableau Software and QlikTech, Paxata unlocks even greater potential from Big Data and Business Intelligence investments. Founded in May 2012, Paxata is headquartered in Redwood City, California., @paxata_news.

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