DataRobot Taps Tableau’s Damon Fletcher as Chief Financial Officer
Fletcher brings decades of leadership experience to accelerate next phase of company’s growth
May 25, 2021 — BOSTON — DataRobot, the leader in Augmented Intelligence, today welcomed Damon Fletcher to its executive leadership team as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In his new role, Fletcher will oversee all global aspects of DataRobot’s financial operations and prepare DataRobot for its next stage of rapid growth at scale.
Fletcher joins DataRobot with twenty years of leadership experience at the intersection of technology and finance, most recently as Chief Financial Officer for Tableau. During his tenure as CFO, Fletcher helped navigate Tableau’s shift to a subscription-based model, leading the company to over $1 billion in revenue. In June 2019, Fletcher was instrumental in Tableau’s acquisition by Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) for $15.7 billion in stock.
“At DataRobot, we are obsessed with helping organizations unlock the power of their data to realize critical business insights,” said Dan Wright, CEO of DataRobot. “Damon shares this passion, and his impeccable track record of scaling leading organizations and wealth of experience in the public markets makes him the ideal addition to our team at this pivotal point in our journey. We’re thrilled to welcome Damon to DataRobot as we continue our rapid innovation and growth across all industries, geographies, and market segments.”
Prior to joining Tableau in January 2014, Fletcher worked with some of the fastest growing public companies in the world as a certified public accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Fletcher holds a Masters of Accounting degree from the University of Florida and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Florida. He resides in Seattle, WA.
“I’ve been following DataRobot for years, and have long-admired the breadth of their platform, their focus on data-driven insights and decisions, and the game-changing results they consistently deliver to customers,” said Fletcher. “To join the DataRobot team as CFO, particularly at this moment of explosive growth for the company, is a tremendous opportunity.”
After six years serving as DataRobot’s first CFO, Matt Cain will continue with the company in an executive leadership role.
DataRobot is the leader in Augmented Intelligence, delivering trusted AI technology and enablement services to global enterprises competing in today’s Intelligence Revolution. DataRobot’s enterprise AI platform democratizes data science with end-to-end automation for building, deploying, and managing machine learning models. This platform maximizes business value by delivering AI at scale and continuously optimizing performance over time. The company’s proven combination of cutting-edge software and world-class AI implementation, training, and support services, empowers any organization – regardless of size, industry, or resources – to drive better business outcomes with AI.
DataRobot has offices across the globe and funding from some of the world’s best investing firms including Alliance Bernstein, Altimeter, B Capital Group, Cisco, Citi Ventures, ClearBridge, DFJ Growth, Geodesic Capital, Glynn Capital, Intel Capital, Meritech, NEA, Salesforce Ventures, Sands Capital, Sapphire Ventures, Silver Lake Waterman, Snowflake Ventures, Tiger Global, T. Rowe Price, and World Innovation Lab. DataRobot was named to the Forbes 2020 Cloud 100 list and the Forbes 2019, 2020, and 2021 Most Promising AI Companies lists, and was named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Advanced Machine Learning Software Platforms Vendor Assessment. For more information visit https://www.datarobot.com/, and join the conversation on the DataRobot Community, More Intelligent Tomorrow podcast, Twitter, and LinkedIn.