(PRESS RELEASE) – September 3, 2015 – GoodData, the leading provider of cloud business intelligence solutions for enterprise and SaaS companies, today announced the addition of software veteran Blaine Mathieu as Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. Mathieu will help lead GoodData to its next level of success through the company’s global marketing strategy and related initiatives.
In his new role, Mathieu will focus on optimizing GoodData’s go-to-market strategies, honing core company and product positioning, accelerating existing industry-leading sales and marketing processes, and investing in GoodData’s conception of and penetration into new market opportunities.
“As we enter this next phase of dramatic growth for GoodData, Blaine’s deep and varied experience will support GoodData’s ability to meet the expanding market demands of leveraging data at scale for customers and their ecosystems,” said GoodData founder and CEO Roman Stanek. “His track record showcases not only a clear understanding of how to build and lead global marketing organizations, but also that he has the vision, skill, and focus to help us execute on our mission of delivering analytics at scale.”
Mathieu brings to GoodData over 25 years of experience in B2B marketing and strategy, combined with significant expertise in product and business development. Most recently, Mathieu was President and CEO of Selectica, Inc., provider of cloud software that accelerates and streamlines contracting and procurement processes. Prior to Selectica he was chief products officer at Mindjet, the world leader in SaaS solutions for enterprise innovation management. Before that he served as chief marketing officer at Lyris, an innovative provider of SaaS, integrated marketing automation solutions.
“After an in-depth due-diligence process, it became clear to me that GoodData is perfectly positioned to leverage its achievements in the business intelligence and cloud analytics space to drive massive success in the even wider market opportunity for its Analytics Delivery Platform,” said Mathieu. “SaaS companies and ISVs have long worked with GoodData to monetize their data via the creation of new products and services. Now, virtually all enterprises are rapidly realizing that they are ‘data-based’ companies at their core, with huge value that can be unlocked by the GoodData platform – this is the opportunity that has me so energized!”
Mathieu has also held senior management positions at Corel Corporation, Adobe® Systems Incorporated and Gartner® Group, among other companies. Mathieu holds an M.B.A. degree in Strategy from Athabasca University in Canada and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing from the University of Alberta.
GoodData® provides groundbreaking BI for data monetization to enterprises, independent software vendors, and system integrators who seek to quickly create and distribute valuable information to large networks of customers and partners. Their real-time analytics distribution platform is highly scalable and secure – allowing companies like Target, Discovery International and Zendesk to deploy engaging data products that are guided by GoodData’s expertise in delivering widely-adopted analytics solutions.
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