Alteryx Appoints Former Quest Software CEO Doug Garn to Board of Directors
Experienced Software Executive to Represent Toba Capital, Bring Expertise and Insights on Sales, Marketing and Business Operations
Irvine, Calif., June 19, 2013 - Alteryx, Inc., the leading provider of Strategic Analytics, today announced the appointment of Doug Garn to its corporate board as the appointed representative of Toba Capital. Garn’s more than 15 years of experience guiding senior management teams, including while CEO of Quest Software, focused on sales strategy, business operations and management will be valuable to Alteryx as the company accelerates its growth and continues to Humanize Big Data.
“We believe a big disruption in the analytics space is currently in motion, and it is an exciting time for our company as we are at the forefront of the next phase of Big Data Analytics,” said Dean Stoecker, CEO of Alteryx. “We are extremely fortunate to have Doug join the Board of Directors during this significant time of growth. He brings with him not only his extraordinary technology and business expertise, but also his deep understanding of building a company culture invested in its customers, people and products.”
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 driving fast growth within the early days of the $20 million company. He then continued to help Quest develop to over $850 million, with more than 3,800 employees, leading up to, and during his tenure as CEO.
“I am honored to join the Alteryx Board and work with this exceptional team who is pushing the boundaries of Strategic Analytics,” stated Garn. “Alteryx has made significant inroads in bringing more powerful analytics to the line of business, powering both producers and consumers of analytics to make more data-driven decisions. I look forward to working with Dean and the Alteryx team to grow their business to the next level of success.”
Prior to Quest Software, Garn held executive roles at Peregrine Systems, Inc., Syntax Inc., and at BMC. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from the University of Southern California.
Garn joins Dean Stoecker, chairman; Jai Das, managing director at SAP Ventures; and John Bellizzi, senior vice president of Thomson Reuters Professional Division on the Alteryx Board of Directors.
A 2013 Red Herring Top 100 North America Tech Startup honoree, Alteryx was also listed by Wikibon as one of the top 10 pure play Big Data vendors, and recently announced $12 million in financing from Toba Capital and SAP Ventures. The company also recently announced the release of Project Edition, a free version of its Analytic Designer that further supports the Humanization of Big Data by putting powerful analytics into the hands of any business analyst.
About Alteryx, Inc.
Alteryx provides an indispensable and easy-to-use analytics platform for enterprise companies making critical decisions that drive their business strategy and growth. Alteryx Strategic Analytics runs analytic applications that empower executives to identify and seize market opportunities, outsmart their competitors, increase customer loyalty and drive more revenue. It Humanizes Big Data by enabling business analysts and Data Artisans to combine Big Data with market knowledge, location insight, and business intelligence; easily perform predictive and spatial analytics; and produce analytic apps that can be shared via the private cloud or the Alteryx Analytics Gallery public cloud. Customers like Experian Marketing Services and McDonald's rely on Alteryx daily. Headquartered in Irvine, California, and with offices in Boulder and Silicon Valley, Alteryx empowers 250+ customers and 200,000+ users worldwide. Visit Alteryx, the leader in Strategic Analytics, today at www.alteryx.com or call 1-888-836-4274.
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Brandy S. Baxter