President and CEO, Alteryx, Inc.
Dean's leadership and motivational skills, along with his ability to create, communicate and realize a vision, are a driving force behind the steady, 20-plus percent annual growth rates of Alteryx over the last decade. He is an accomplished and respected industry professional with more than 20 years of experience, bringing to Alteryx a strong knowledge of industry dynamics, technology trends, and application requirements related to market analysis and spatial technologies.
Managing Director, SAP Ventures
Jai Das led Alteryx's Series A funding round and as such holds valuable insight into the company and its competitors. Das is a managing director of SAP Ventures, focusing on investments in cloud computing, open source, Internet/digital media and SaaS in the United States, while also leading SAP Ventures' investment activities in India. Prior to SAP Ventures, Das worked at corporate ventures such as Intel Capital and Agilent Ventures (formerly part of Hewlett-Packard). He was also a Principal at MVC Capital, a Draper Fisher Jurvetson affiliated late-stage venture fund. Some of the investments he has led and managed include Coghead (SAP), Infinera (INFN), MySQL (Oracle), Photobit (Micron), Primavera (Oracle) and Sygate (Symantec).
Senior Vice President, Thomson Reuters Professional Division
As one of Alteryx's early investors, John Bellizzi saw the vision for the convergence of market data and customer insight. Today, Bellizzi is senior vice president of Thomson Reuters Professional Division, a global provider of integrated information-based solutions. Before assuming the position in 2006, he served as senior vice president, Business Operations for Thomson Learning and executive vice president and CFO of Manning, Selvage & Lee, a worldwide public relations firm. Bellizzi's career also includes senior-level positions at Thomson Financial, Thomson Learning International, Eli Lilly & Co., Paramount Publishing, Inc. and Pepsi-Cola International.
Doug Garn is a member of the Alteryx board of directors as the appointed representative of Toba Capital. Garn previously served as the CEO and President of Quest Software, acquired by Dell in 2012, for nearly a decade. Garn held numerous management positions in sales, marketing and across the business at Quest where he was instrumental in contributing to the company’s double-digit growth. He became president of Quest in 2005. In that role, he directed the strategies and operations of the worldwide sales, product management, and marketing teams. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Garn joined Quest in 1998 from Peregrine Systems, where he was Vice President of North American Sales. Prior to joining Peregrine in 1996, Garn was Vice President of Sales at Syntax, a networking software company. Garn also served as a Regional Sales Manager for BMC from 1993 to 1995. He holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Southern California.