CONTRIBUTORS

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Alan Jacobson

Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Alan Jacobson is the chief data and analytics officer (CDAO) of Alteryx, driving key data initiatives and accelerating digital business transformation for the Alteryx global customer base.

Alteryx

Leader in Analytics Automation

Alteryx is a leader in Analytic Process Automation (APA). The Alteryx APA Platform™ unifies analytics, data science and business process automation in one, end-to-end platform to accelerate digital transformation.

Andy Dé

Senior Director for Healthcare Solutions Strategy and Marketing

Andy Dé leads the innovation, thought leadership, evangelism, go-to-market, and commercialization strategy, planning, and execution for solutions targeted at healthcare providers and payers.

 

Andy MacIsaac

Solutions Marketing Director

Andy MacIsaac, Solutions Marketing Director at Alteryx, leads go-to market messaging and strategy for the public sector and higher education industries.

Anne-Queline Keller

Director, Retail Solutions Strategy and Marketing

Anne-Queline Keller leads the innovation, thought leadership, evangelism, go-to-market, and commercialization strategy, planning and execution for Alteryx’s solutions targeted at retailers. Most recently, she won the Eureka Innovation award and was nominated for a Women in Technology award. 

Annie Mais

Senior Manager, Global Education Programs

Annie Mais manages global relationships with educators and students to ensure they have the access and resources they need to develop skills in data science and analytics. A passionate champion of diversity, equity, and inclusion, she is dedicated to building education programs to ensure that underserved and underrepresented students receive the support they need to develop skills that will pave the way to a meaningful career.

April Morley

Director of Value Engineering

Since founding the Value Engineering program in 2019, April is responsible for the creation and execution of the Alteryx value strategy. She leads a global team of talented Value Engineers that partner with customers to: identify opportunities for high-impact innovation, document return on investment, and drive analytic maturity across their organizations.

Dan Hare

Founder

Dan is a global authority, evangelist and speaker helping business people to use code free platforms to automate the routine part of their jobs. Continuum is a consultancy with over 25 years of experience working with organizations across multiple disciplines on how to use technology to solve real world problems.   

David Sweenor

Sr. Director of Product Marketing

David is an analytics thought leader, international speaker, author, and has co-developed several patents. David has over 20 years of hands-on business analytics experience spanning product marketing, strategy, product development, and data warehousing. He specializes in artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, business intelligence, the internet of things (IoT), and manufacturing analytics. 

In his current role as the Sr. Director of Product Marketing at Alteryx, David is responsible for GTM strategy for the data science and machine learning portfolio. 

Dennis James

Director, Global User End Services

Dennis James is the director of Global User End Services, responsible for the technology needs of our employees around the world. He has over 15 years of leading diverse, multi-cultural service and support teams and is passionate about process improvement and customer service excellence. During his free time, he loves traveling, gardening, and hiking or spending time at the beach with his dogs. 

Emily Singer

Manager, Public Relations

Emily Singer manages public relations for Alteryx and is responsible for corporate public relations strategy and programs designed to create awareness and amplify how customers leverage the platform to drive remarkable business and social outcomes. 

Fabio Italiano

Sr. Director of Strategic Business Value

Fabio brings 18+ years of experience in growth strategies, innovation, design thinking, behavioral science, and applied AI, with a focus on media and entertainment. He creates high-value solutions and thought leadership by assembling multiple partners, internal resources, analytics, and technologies. Fabio spent 9+ years in management consulting, successfully serving clients ranging from market leaders to startups, helping to launch new digital product strategies, and applied data science. He spent the second half of his career in the media and technology industry, leading digital transformations, and designing new profit and operations models. Fabio brings a creative, hands-on, human-centric approach to business problems, leading change for customers, partner ecosystems, and internal resources. Fabio now leads the C-Suite & Applied Innovation Program at Alteryx.

Gary Simon

Chief Executive FSN and leader of the Modern Finance Forum on LinkedIn

Gary Simon, BSc, FCA, FBCS, CITP, is Group Publisher of FSN Publishing, he is a graduate of London University, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a Fellow of the British Computer Society with more than 30 years’ experience of implementing management and financial reporting systems. He is the author of four books on accounting software and a popular independent speaker on market developments. He was formerly a partner in Deloitte for more than 16 years.

Gretchen Roberts

Director, Global Content Marketing

Gretchen Roberts tells stories about data with the power of words. At Alteryx, she leads a talented team charged with creating content that educates and inspires data analysts, data scientists, and business leaders through their analytics journeys.

Jenn Ho

Graphic Designer

Jennifer Ho is a passionate graphic designer by day and cut paper artist by night. She uses visual problem solving to inform, direct, promote, entertain, engage, and educate. Jennifer shares her designs to create more smiles with a ho bunch o' stuff.

Jennifer Miller

Education Marketing Manager

Jennifer Miller, Education Marketing Manager, leads marketing strategy, messaging and content development for the SparkED education program, where academic programs and independent learners access free data analytics education and Alteryx certifications.

Jennifer Yuen

Manager of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)

As part of the Corporate Social Responsibility team, her focus is on providing transparency around our ESG strategy, including our environmental sustainability initiatives, diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, and social impact programs. She is passionate about helping to drive positive environmental change, both individually and collectively, in order to create a more sustainable future for all.

Jordan Myres

Customer Marketing Manager

Jordan Myres is a Customer Marketing Manager at Alteryx in Denver, CO. Previously he worked for a Microsoft consulting firm, and in his free time he enjoys hiking, spending time with his friends and eating breakfast burritos. 

Karen Hays

Senior Marketing Manager, Financial Services

Karen is a Senior Marketing Manager who develops go-to market strategies for the financial services industry vertical at Alteryx. Karen joined Alteryx in April 2020, and brings extensive financial services industry marketing background across both technology and financial services organizations.

Kendall Carroll

Product Marketing Manager

Kendall works with product, sales, and marketing teams to spread the good news that scaling with Alteryx makes true analytic collaboration happen. Want to learn more about how your company's Alteryx use can expand from a few Designer wizards to enterprise-wide analytics? Kendall's your gal.   

Kendrick Heath

Americas Vice President of Solution Engineering

Kendrick Heath, Americas Vice President of Solution Engineering at ThoughtSpot, has 20+ years experience in enterprise analytics software. Kendrick's passion is to drive business outcomes for his clients by developing world-class analytic solutions.  

Kim Allen

Director, Customer Advocacy

As the Customer Advocacy leader, Kim is passionate about all things customer.  Throughout her career,  she has had the privilege to work with customers from initial sale through implementation and customer success. At Alteryx, she works with customers to share their voice, story and experiences while helping to build their personal brand and reputation within the data and analytics community.  

L. David Kingsley

Chief Human Resources Officer

L. David Kingsley is the chief human resources officer (CHRO) of Alteryx and is responsible for leading the company’s global human resources (HR) teams across talent acquisition, onboarding, total rewards, learning and development, HR business partners and corporate social responsibility (CSR), including the Alteryx for Good program. David’s passion for data-driven insights and leadership supporting Alteryx associates in their roles and career paths is key as the company scales for continued global growth.

Lori Misenhimer

Senior CSR Operations Manager

Lori Misenhimer, a member of our Alteryx For Good team, facilitates relationships with our non-profits partners while fostering a culture of volunteerism. Creating AFG events globally, she believes the focus should be “think global, act local” to ensure that Alteryx continues to prioritize and integrate social good into every aspect of the business.

Luis Gonzalez

Manager, Customer Advocacy

Luis Gonzalez is manager of customer advocacy at Alteryx. His focus is on the Alteryx customer and harnessing the power of their experiences to influence the world of data and analytics. His passion is to identify our sharpest customers who in turn add the human element to the most complex workflows.

Maddie Johannsen

Manager of Alter Everything Podcast

As manager of the Alter Everything Podcast, Maddie delivers audio stories that highlight data science and analytics culture, and celebrates the rich and thriving Alteryx Community. Skilled at making connections, Maddie is passionate about lifting people up, and amplifying stories of analytics excellence.

Mark Anderson

CEO

Mark Anderson is the chief executive officer (CEO) of Alteryx. Prior to Alteryx, Mark was president of Palo Alto Networks where he and the team grew the company from pre-IPO in 2012 to become one of the largest security companies in the world. Prior to Palo Alto Networks, Mark led sales and go-to-market initiatives at F5 Networks where he was instrumental in driving the company’s long-term, sustained hyper-growth.

For the past two years, Mark also served on the Alteryx Board of Directors. During his tenure on the Alteryx board, Mark played an active role in the company’s operations and strategy. Mark also served as the executive chairman at Avi Networks, a private, multi-cloud ADC innovator in Silicon Valley (acquired by VMWare in 2019), and has served on the board of directors for Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET) since Aug. 2019. Earlier in his career, Mark held leadership positions at Cisco Systems and Lucent Technologies. He holds a B.A. in business and economics from York University in Toronto.

Mel Erbes

INPUT Editor

I use the power of words to inspire, educate, and challenge humans to break data barriers, deliver insights, and experience the thrill of solving their toughest business problems. 

Melissa Burroughs

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Melissa is an advanced-analytics advocate who dreams of democratizing data science. A former research physicist and business analyst, she’s seen the business and technical sides of data work and believes all analytics practitioners have more in common than they realize.

Neeta Kamat

Solutions Marketing Manager

Neeta is a Solutions Marketing Manager who helps organizations realize the power and benefits that analytics can have on their business. She has held roles in public accounting, tax, program management, and finance. 

Nick Jewell

Director of Product Evangelism & Enablement

Nick works within the company’s Product Management, Sales, and Customer Success teams to build and present its end-to-end platform vision with customers; acting as a product evangelist with analysts, data science communities, and the wider public.

Nick Sinai

Senior Advisor

As Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Nick Sinai led Obama’s Open Data Initiatives to liberate data to fuel innovation and economic growth.

Nicole Johnson

Sr. Consultant

In her current role at T-Mobile, Nicole is known as "The Fixer". A serious problem-solver with a cheerful personality, Nicole is happy to help create or improve tools for any department, from finance to the field. She holds a BA in Accounting & Finance from the University of Washington. 

Olivia Duane Adams

Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and Co-founder

Olivia Duane Adams (Libby) is the chief customer officer (CCO) and co-founder of Alteryx, and one of only a handful of female founders to take a technology company public, along with her founding counterparts, Dean Stoecker and Ned Harding.

Razzia Gafur

Sales Engineer

Razzia Gafur developed her passion for data and analytics during her master’s degree in Astrophysics when she worked with The UK Space Agency and AIRBUS Military Space and Defence on projects surrounding the use of satellite data to solve and improve real life problems. Being a technology evangelist from a minority background, she has a strong desire to actively drive social change in the STEM field.

Robyn Winner

Director, Global Marketing Technology and Web

As the Director of Global MarTech + Web, Robyn brings over ten years' experience in the marketing industry mastering SEO, website design and development, marketing technology and analytics.

Russ Duncan

Sr. Manager, Product Marketing

Russ is a product marketer who is passionate about enabling individuals and organizations to realize the power and benefit of technology, data, and analytics through a human-centered approach. He is a self-described serial observationalist who is intrigued by connecting the lived experience with subtext, abstract thought, and the spaces between binary analytic outcomes. 

Shaan Mistry

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Shaan works within the company’s Product Management, Sales, and Customer Success teams. He is passionate about enabling individuals and organizations to realize the power and benefit of technology, data, and analytics through a human-centered approach. 
He helps present its end-to-end platform vision with customers; acting as a product evangelist with analysts, data science communities, and the wider public.

Shane Remer

Content Marketing Manager

Shane transforms complex topics into (hopefully) enjoyable stories. When he’s not at Alteryx, he’s usually destroying a fictional character’s life, regretting not packing more water for a hike, or tempting fate in an organized sport.

Suresh Vittal

Chief Product Officer

Suresh Vittal is the chief product officer (CPO) of Alteryx and is responsible for the strategic vision of Alteryx’s leading analytics and data science innovation. Suresh leads the Product Management, Engineering and Development organizations, playing a critical role in the company’s cloud, data science and analytics automation product strategy. His experience driving cloud transformation for leading software companies is helping Alteryx make machine learning and artificial intelligence easily accessible to citizen users.

Susan Currie Sivek

Senior Data Science Journalist for the Alteryx Community

Susan Currie Sivek, Ph.D., is the Senior Data Science Journalist for the Alteryx Community. She’s a writer and data geek who loves figuring out the best ways to share complex ideas. She spends her free time outdoors with her dog or indoors with a good book.

Tara McCoy

Creative Director

Tara McCoy is the Creative Director at Alteryx. Since joining Alteryx in 2004, Tara has held roles in Product Management, Content Engineering, and Community where her focus has always been on delivering an amazing product experience with Alteryx.

Tatiana Servin

Content Marketing Manager

As a content marketing manager, Tatiana owns strategy, development, and distribution of content about modern analytics in finance, tax, and audit. She also writes about the broader data science and analytics journey. 

Taylor Porter

Content Marketing Manager

Breaking the barrier between word and number people, Taylor has a passion for analytics and communication. When he’s not researching predictive or inciting data champions, he’s tinkering with chatbots and writing content to fuel the analytics space.