Meet Alteryx


The Leader in Data Blending and Advanced Analytics

It started with the vision of three founders - Dean Stoecker, Olivia Duane Adams and Ned Harding - to build software products that help organizations get deeper insights about their business. They founded Alteryx, Inc in 2010, and through their leadership and passion, the company quickly became the visionary leader in data blending and advanced analytics. Today the company continues its mission to empower analysts to get business insight in hours, not the weeks typical of traditional approaches.

Dean Stoecker

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Dean Stoecker is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and a founding partner of Alteryx. Dean's leadership and motivational skills, along with his ability to create, communicate and realize a vision, are a driving force behind Alteryx’s focus on empowering analysts. He is an accomplished and respected industry professional with a strong knowledge of industry dynamics, technology trends, and application requirements related to market analysis and spatial technologies.

Prior to co-founding Alteryx, Dean led business development efforts for Integration Technologies, a systems integrator, where he helped develop technology that automated the selection of cellular tower locations for several of the company's telecommunications customers, including AT&T Wireless Services. He also helped to develop the first geocoding engine tied to Experian's real estate mainframe system, and built a sophisticated flood certificate engine for a leading insurer. Dean also served as Vice President of Sales at Strategic Mapping, and held various sales and strategic roles at Donnelly Marketing Information Services.

Dean is a frequent presenter at industry events, such as the Direct Marketing Association conference and various ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) regional events. He was also a contributing author for a book on geographic information systems, “Profiting from a Geographic Information System”, which was collected by Gilbert H. Castle and published by John Wiley and Sons.

Dean earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado, plus a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.

George Mathew

President and Chief Operating Officer

George Mathew is President and Chief Operating Officer of Alteryx, where he oversees marketing, products, and strategy for the company. His broad experience in product management and market strategy is helping to further accelerate exponential growth at Alteryx, while the business enjoys the highest customer success rate in the industry. His insights into the rapidly changing customer requirements within the analytics software market are also helping Alteryx and its growing community of users to achieve unprecedented improvements in operational efficiencies and returns on investment.

Prior to joining Alteryx in 2011, George was the Group Vice President and General Manager for Business Intelligence (BI) at SAP BusinessObjects, the fastest growing business in SAP's diverse portfolio. During his leadership tenure at SAP, George led the BusinessObjects Explorer team, introducing pervasive, in-memory analytics to the market. Prior to this achievement and through SAP's acquisition of Business Objects, he managed SAP's portfolio strategy in the Office of the CEO.

Prior to SAP, George was an early member of where he focused on technical account management, M&A, and field services. Early in his career, he was a founding member of Fort Point Partners, a management consultancy that delivered large-scale e-commerce systems to leading consumer retail & financial services institutions. This intellectual capital eventually became the A/B testing & optimization product for Omniture (an Adobe company).

George holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology from Cornell University, plus a Master of Business Administration from Duke University, where he was a Fuqua Scholar.

Gary Acord

Chief Financial Officer

Gary Acord is the Chief Financial Officer at Alteryx, where he is responsible for managing corporate finances and overall change, plus venture debt & equity, commercial bank financings, mergers & acquisitions, and contracts.

Prior to joining Alteryx in 2011, Gary was the CFO of KACE, a provider of enterprise systems management software, based in Mountain View, California. Gary was instrumental in negotiating and closing the 2010 sale of KACE to Dell Computer. At other high-tech and Internet companies – including SalesLogix, Patchlink, MusicMatch and Artisoft – Gary also led several successful IPOs, multiple rounds of venture funding, various acquisitions, and directed corporate change management.

Gary's financial career began at KPMG in 1979, where he was a managing partner of the company's Las Vegas operations. In 1996, he moved into the software industry, leveraging his considerable hands-on experience in systems implementation and integration, financial analysis, sales forecasting, and marketing.

Gary is a longtime CPA and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from James Madison University, plus a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Arizona.

Ned Harding

Chief Technology Officer

Ned Harding is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, and a founding partner of Alteryx. In this role, he is responsible for developing technologies that improve the speed and capacity of Alteryx products for data blending and advanced analytics.

Ned has developed proprietary compression algorithms that are estimated to have reduced the number of data CDs required for the 2000 U.S. Census audit from approximately 900 discs to 70. He has also led the development teams of core technologies for desktop and web-based count and fulfillment engines for large, record-level databases, including Experian's 650-million record National Vehicle database.

Prior to co-founding Alteryx, Ned was a senior software engineer at Qualitative Marketing Software, Inc. (QMSoft), a developer and manufacturer of database and turnkey direct marketing solutions, where he was the lead developer of several industry-leading products, including GeoStan and InfoStan. QMS was acquired by Group 1 Software, which was later acquired by Sagent Technology, then Pitney Bowes in 1999.

Ned attended Simon's Rock of Bard College in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, a landmark in the early college movement, and the nation's only college of liberal arts and sciences specifically designed for students of high school age.

Olivia Duane Adams

Chief Customer Officer

Olivia Duane Adams is the Chief Customer Officer and a founding partner of Alteryx. In this role, Libby is responsible for overseeing and maximizing the complete Alteryx customer experience, from engagement to on-boarding, communications, performance, and retention. She has interacted with nearly every Alteryx customer, giving her a holistic perspective of the overall experience from implementation to adoption success.

Prior to co-founding Alteryx, Libby was a leading sales representative for the media, advertising, communications, and automotive industries at Strategic Mapping, a provider of spatial analytics and desktop-based geographic business intelligence solutions. Libby also served as an account manager at Donnelley Marketing Information Services, where she was responsible for sales growth and vertical-specific product development in the advertising, media, and communications industries.

Prior to Donnelley, Libby was a client service associate within the IMS division of VNU, which was the second-largest information resources holding company in the U.S. media and publishing industries. At VNU, she was responsible for supporting the company's user base with the key media information resources needed for the effective planning of marketing and media strategies.

Libby earned a bachelor's degree from Castleton State College in Vermont, and is an active member of the college's alumni association.

Paul Evans

Senior Vice President, Sales

Paul Evans is Senior Vice President of Sales at Alteryx, where he is responsible for driving revenue through direct sales, strategic alliances, and worldwide business development.

Prior to joining Alteryx, Paul was Chief Operating Officer at Generation5, a geographic consumer intelligence provider, where he formulated and executed a three-year strategic plan that drove new focus, processes, and goals for the organization and helped to increase revenue by 47 percent.

Earlier, Paul was General Manager of Pitney Bowes Business Insights’ Canadian operations, and was Director of Sales for the company's Information Business Unit. During his time at PBBI, he oversaw the acquisition of CompuSearch and helped establish a new data division, which increased the company's revenue by more than 50 percent. Paul was also Vice President of Sales & Marketing at BLR Data, a leader of digital street and boundary information, where he helped the company attain a 30 percent market share.

Paul earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester and a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University.

Amy Holland

Vice President of Content & Applications

Amy Holland is Vice President of Content & Applications at Alteryx, where she is responsible for overseeing the development of analytic apps that showcase the unique capabilities of Alteryx to deliver insight throughout an organization.

Amy joined Alteryx as the company's first inside sales representative, then soon took on the role of product manager, and later Vice President of Product Management. Her motivation and willingness to take on new challenges has made her a key contributor to the success and growth of Alteryx.

Prior to Alteryx, Amy was a reseller manager for MapInfo, where she was a top sales manager for the U.S. Western region, and provided sales strategy and support to resellers servicing the company's Fortune 500 accounts.

Amy holds a bachelor's degree in business management from Fairfield University.

Mike Regan

Senior Vice President, Customer Success

Mike Regan is Senior Vice President of Customer Success at Alteryx, where he is responsible for all customer service touch points that directly impact renewal rates, sell through rates, and overall customer satisfaction. These include technical support, account management, training and education, and professional services.

Mike has held various senior management roles at global software organizations, along with a number of startups and growth stage companies. His roles include Senior Vice President of Worldwide Services for Portal Software, Vice President of the Vertical Product Group at Siebel, Senior Vice President of Professional Services at Sybase, Senior Vice President of Operations at Datasweep, and Senior Vice President of Services for MarketLive.

Most recently, Mike was Vice President of Operations at KACE (now Dell), where his entrepreneurial spirit and "take-the-hill" attitude helped transform KACE into a leader in systems management appliances.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bloomsburg University, plus a Master of Business Administration from Lehigh University.

Rick Schultz

Senior Vice President, Marketing

Rick Schultz is Senior Vice President of Marketing at Alteryx, where he is responsible for all inbound and outbound marketing programs and events.

Prior to joining Alteryx in 2012, Rick spent more than 10 years at Oracle building new brands and businesses such as Oracle Fusion Middleware, and more recently, Oracle's line of Engineered Systems, such as Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalytics. He was the Vice President of Product Marketing for Oracle's Technology Software business, a growing business with over $6.5 billion in annual license revenue spanning Database, Analytics, Big Data and Applications. While at Oracle, he ran a 60-person technology product marketing team and also led their cloud computing initiative.

Prior to Oracle, Rick led Java Platform and Application Server marketing at Sun Microsystems.

Rick holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of California at Berkeley, where he graduated from the Walter A. Haas School of Business.

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