Mr. Justin Langseth founded Zoomdata in 2012, and is its Chairman of the Board. Previously, he co-founded Clarabridge, Inc. in 2005 and served as its President Chief Technology Officer, and co-founded Claraview Inc. and served as its Chief Technology Officer. Prior to Claraview, he was founder and Chief Technology Officer of Strategy.com, a real-time data analysis and alerting subsidiary of MicroStrategy. He holds 12 patents related to big and real-time data. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he received a SB in Management of Information Technology from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Nick Halsey is the Chief Executive Officer of Zoomdata. He joined Zoomdata as CMO and was subsequently promoted to COO before becoming our CEO. Before joining Zoomdata, Nick was CMO for Keynote Systems. Previously Nick was the CMO and EVP of corporate development at SugarCRM, where he managed the company’s overall go-to-market strategy. Prior to SugarCRM, Nick served as the vice president of marketing and product management at Jaspersoft Corporation, the leading open source business intelligence company. He was a co-founder of Biz360, an innovator in social media monitoring and market intelligence solutions that was acquired by Attensity Group, and also served as the founding vice president of sales and marketing for Brio Software, where he helped lead the company to $150 million in sales and to a successful IPO. Nick also served as the CMO and executive vice president of corporate development at Alphablox, guiding it to an acquisition by IBM. He holds a BA from Stanford University.
Bob joins us with an extensive leadership background at technology companies. Prior to joining Zoomdata, Bob was the CFO at Parature, where he was integral in the acquisition by Microsoft. He loves helping to grow technology companies; managing the business model and all aspects of the business operations. Bob is a Penn State graduate, is an avid sports fan and loves watching his kids participate in their activities.
Ruhollah Farchtchi is CTO at Zoomdata. He has over 15 years experience in enterprise data management, architecture and systems integration. Prior to Zoomdata, Ruhollah held management positions at BearingPoint, Booz-Allen and Unisys. He holds an M.S. in Information Technology from George Mason University.
Throughout his career, Russ has been focused on developing solutions that leverage technology to solve business problems. While working at companies such as EDS, Brainbench, and Clarabridge, he has utilized his sales, marketing and technical skills in the development of mission critical systems for the DoD, automated recruitment & selection programs for the intelligence community and the application of text analytics for commercial VOC programs. Russ in an avid hockey player and a big fan of his children's synchronized skating and travel hockey programs.
Mike joined Zoomdata most recently from HAProxy Technologies as VP of Worldwide Sales. He has also held sales leadership roles with VMWare and Hortonworks, where he recruited and led a regional sales team from initial hire to a $60M+annual business in 4 years; helping Hortonworks become the fastest company to reach $100M in revenue (according to Barclays Research) and launch a successful IPO in December 2014. He holds a BS from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.