DataStax CEO, Billy Bosworth, Joins Tableau Software’s Board of Directors
SANTA CLARA, CA – June 1, 2015 – DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, today announced that DataStax CEO, Billy Bosworth, has been appointed to Tableau Software’s Board of Directors. Tableau Software is a global leader in rapid fire, easy-to-use business analytics software.
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“Tableau has established itself as one of the fastest growing, most innovative technology companies in the world,” said Billy Bosworth, CEO, DataStax. “I look forward to helping as the company continues to grow internationally and help more people see and understand their data.”
“Tableau is at the crossroads of some of the most exciting developments in computing, including big data, analytics, mobile and cloud computing,” said Christian Chabot, Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Tableau Software. “Billy’s extensive experience in the database industry will help us continue to define a new way of thinking about data and technology.”
Prior to joining DataStax, Bosworth held positions at Quest Software, a provider of systems management software, from June 2005 to May 2011, where his most recent role was Vice President and General Manager of the database business unit. Bosworth holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Louisville.
DataStax delivers Apache Cassandra™ in a database platform purpose-built for the performance and availability demands for IOT, web and mobile applications. This gives enterprises a secure, always-on database technology that remains operationally simple when scaling in a single datacenter or across multiple datacenters and clouds.
With more than 500 customers in over 50 countries, DataStax is the database technology of choice for the world’s most innovative companies, such as Netflix, Adobe, Intuit and eBay. Based in Santa Clara, Calif., DataStax is backed by industry-leading investors including Comcast Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital, Premji Invest and Scale Venture Partners. For more information, visit DataStax.com or follow us @DataStax.
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