Kinetica, the Active Analytics Platform for the Extreme Data Economy, announced the appointment of Stuart Fisher as President, Asia Pacific today. This strategic hire reflects the company’s continued sales growth and significant momentum in the region.
“Kinetica continues to accelerate, with yet another year of triple-digit growth across the business reflected in the APAC region,” said Paul Appleby, CEO at Kinetica. “Governments and enterprises across Asia have been leading the way in active analytics adoption and leveraging NVIDIA GPUs to fast-track business growth and efficiency. We are deeply fortunate to have the opportunity to bring on a high-caliber leader like Stuart to guide the massive, transformative journeys of our customers, with broad experience and skills to expand the business in the Asia-Pacific region.”
Fisher was Senior Vice President at Deep Instinct, and prior to that held executive roles as Regional Vice President and Managing Director of Asia Pacific at Sophos, Regional Vice President at Sybase, and Senior Director of Asia Pacific at SAP. He will augment Kinetica’s presence across the Asia-Pacific region, building out sales, pre-sales, technical support, and Kinetica’s international partner ecosystem.
“Businesses across Asia Pacific are racing to leverage data as a core asset to create greater value and a better customer experience,” said Stuart Fisher, President, Asia Pacific at Kinetica. “There is a massive opportunity to propel our customers by fueling faster innovation and collaborating with enterprises and governments to build transformative active analytics applications across the region.”
Fisher’s hire follows on several outstanding recent accomplishments, including the appointment of Elizabeth McGlauflin as Chief Customer Success Officer and adoption by major Asia-Pacific brands from Japan to Australia, including Softbank, OVO/Lippo Group, and Telkomsel. In a recent independent technical review by InfoWorld, the Kinetica Active Analytics Platform was also recognized for excellence with a rare 4.5-star rating and received the sought-after InfoWorld Editor’s Choice award. Kinetica Active Analytics brings together all key elements of dynamic analytics in a unified platform: historical data analytics, streaming data analytics, location intelligence, and artificial intelligence. The Kinetica Platform includes a distributed, in-memory, GPU-accelerated database that utilizes a powerful combination of CPUs and NVIDIA GPUs to analyze massive, complex datasets with millisecond response times.
Kinetica helps many of the world’s largest companies solve some of the world’s most complex problems, including Citibank, GSK, OVO, Softbank, and Telkomsel, among others. The Kinetica Streaming Data Warehouse combines historical and streaming data analysis with powerful location intelligence and AI in a single platform, all easily accessible via API and SQL, for instant results. Organizations across automotive, energy, telecommunications, retail, healthcare, financial services, and beyond can load and analyze their entire collection of data simultaneously, delivering instant insight. Kinetica has a rich partner ecosystem, including Dell, HP, IBM, NVIDIA, and Oracle, and is privately held, backed by leading global venture capital firms Canvas Ventures, Citi Ventures, GreatPoint Ventures, and Meritech Capital Partners. For more information and to try Kinetica, visit kinetica.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.