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DataRobot Continues Aggressive Investment in Global Partner Ecosystem, Hires Seann Gardiner as EVP of Business Development

Sep 20, 2017 by Gareth Goh

DataRobot Continues Aggressive Investment in Global Partner Ecosystem, Hires Seann Gardiner as EVP of Business Development

Boston, MA – Sept. 20, 2017 – DataRobot, the leader in automated machine learning and AI, today appointed Seann Gardiner as EVP of Business Development to oversee the aggressive expansion of the company’s channel and technology partner ecosystem. Gardiner joins DataRobot from Alteryx (NYSE: AYX), where he served as Senior Vice President, Business Development.

DataRobot empowers organizations to quickly deploy machine learning models to uncover hidden opportunities and predict future outcomes from vast amounts of data. The company’s automated machine learning platform easily integrates with leading technology products from partners like Alteryx, AWS, Cloudera, Trifacta, and Qlik to accelerate the value of automated machine learning in customer environments. In addition, DataRobot is partnering with Analytic Consulting and System Integrators, including Affecto, Appex, CSC Brasil and Keyrus US.

“DataRobot is poised to dominate a huge market opportunity by accelerating the adoption of automated machine learning in the enterprise and enabling organizations to become AI-driven,” said Gardiner. “The company has demonstrated its commitment to building a world class partner ecosystem. I look forward to working with the team to continue to drive the innovation that will deliver more value to its customers.”

Prior to joining DataRobot, Seann was Senior Vice President of Business Development at Alteryx, where he was responsible for the global network of channel, systems integrator, technology and OEM partners. Under his guidance, the company expanded channel operations into emerging markets, including EMEA, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Prior to Alteryx, Seann served as Senior Director of Business Development at KACE, where he led the company’s channel efforts and strategic partnerships, driving new revenue streams and rapid growth prior to its acquisition by Dell. Gardiner went on to lead all aspects of the post-acquisition integration in EMEA and drove rapid expansion of KACE in the region.

“AI and machine learning are having a profound impact on global organizations, driving tremendous market growth and opportunity. Working closely with our partners will allow us to scale and address this opportunity by providing coverage across geographies and industries,” said Jeremy Achin, CEO of DataRobot. “Seann’s experience in building and scaling global partner ecosystems speaks for itself. He has a tremendous track record of building programs that deliver value to customers. We’re excited to have him on board.”

For more information on the new features and enhancements to the DataRobot automated machine learning platform, please visit datarobot.com.

About DataRobot

DataRobot offers an enterprise machine learning platform that empowers users of all skill levels to make better predictions faster. Incorporating a library of hundreds of the most powerful open source machine learning algorithms, the DataRobot platform automates, trains and evaluates predictive models in parallel, delivering more accurate predictions at scale. DataRobot provides the fastest path to data science success for organizations of all sizes. For more information, visit datarobot.com.


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