San Francisco-based StreamSets, a provider of data ingest technology, has named Tom Aliotti as its senior vice president of sales. Previously, Aliotti worked at Cask where he held sales leadership roles. StreamSets’ backers include Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, Ignition Partners and New Enterprise Associates.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Feb 2, 2016) – StreamSets Inc., the company that makes continuous ingest possible, today welcomed Tom Aliotti as its senior vice president of sales. Aliotti’s leadership will help StreamSets gain traction with enterprise customers who wish to improve and simplify their Big Data ingest infrastructure.
Aliotti brings more than twenty five years of experience in building and leading top-performing enterprise software sales organizations, including for open source solutions. Before joining StreamSets, Aliotti held sales leadership positions at Cask, which provides an open source application development platform for Hadoop; Dataguise, a Hadoop security solution provider and Datastax, a NoSQL database leader, where he grew the customer base seven-fold and increased revenue by 400 percent.
“I am thrilled to welcome Tom Aliotti to our executive team,” said Girish Pancha, CEO and co-founder, StreamSets. “His track record of driving customer adoption and growing revenue at both large enterprises and venture-backed startups will be invaluable to StreamSets as we continue to gain traction and scale field operations. Aliotti’s Big Data leadership experience and success made him an obvious choice for the position.”
The StreamSets Data Collector, which launched in September 2015, is an open source ingest infrastructure that makes Big Data pipeline development easy and provides complete operational visibility to help keep data pipelines running. It comes with a visual UI to minimize custom coding, in-stream data sanitization to ensure data can be analyzed without further prep and intelligent monitoring at runtime that enables early warning detection of anomalies and errors.
“It is high time we addressed the challenge of data in motion,” said Tom Aliotti, senior vice president of sales, StreamSets. “Organizations struggle with ingesting the growing variety and velocity of business-critical data streams simply and reliably. StreamSets has architected a novel approach that makes developing and operating streaming ingest pipelines easy, so that businesses can get to insights quickly. I am excited to join such an experienced team with a robust product offering and rapidly expanding user base.”
Founded in 2014, StreamSets provides data ingest technology for the next generation of big data applications. Its enterprise-grade infrastructure accelerates data analysis and decision-making by bringing unprecedented transparency and event processing to data in motion. The company was founded by Girish Pancha, a long-time executive and former chief product officer of Informatica, and Arvind Prabhakar, an early employee and engineering leader at Cloudera. StreamSets is headquartered in San Francisco, and backed by top-tier Silicon Valley venture capital firms and angel investors, including Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, Ignition Partners and New Enterprise Associates (NEA). For more information, visit streamsets.com.