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Zuora President Shawn Price Joins Datameer Board of Directors

Serial entrepreneur Price will lend strategy and operations expertise to Datameer growth and innovation

"Hadoop is an enormous opportunity in big data and cloud computing as companies today need to store and analyze massive amounts of structured and unstructured data," stated Shawn Price (pictured left), President of Zuora, as it was announced that he has joined Datameer's Board of Directors.

Founded by Hadoop veterans in 2009, Datameer is a provider of end-user analytics solutions built on Apache Hadoop.  It offers a data analytics solution built on Hadoop that helps business users access, analyze and use massive amounts of data. 



Price brings to the company a wealth of successful experience across enterprise software strategy and operations. Prior to Zuora, he helped early-stage growth companies in enterprise technology, SaaS, Cloud, and consumer markets as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Battery Ventures.  Prior to Battery, he was CEO, President and Chairman of the Board at Savvion where he led strategic and operational functions of the company and was Senior Vice President and General Manager Americas at Vitria where he helped guide the company to one of the most successful IPOs of 1999 resulting in a $10 billion market cap.

"We are very excited to have Shawn Price as the newest member of Datameer's Board of Directors," commented Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer.  "Shawn's breadth of experience in building successful enterprise software companies will serve Datameer well as we continue to grow our business."

"Datameer represents a disruptive opportunity to transform the business intelligence market. I am pleased to join Datameer's Board of Directors and excited to be working with their management team," said Price.

The most recent addition to the Datameer Board, he joins a Board team with great success in building companies with world-class product engineering, sales and marketing operations and customer support.  In addition to Price, the Datameer Board of Directors includes John Walecka of Redpoint Ventures, Ellen Pao of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Jeff Miller, formally the CEO of Documentum, Kirk Bowman of Accel Partners and Stefan Groschupf, the CEO of Datameer.

More Stories By Jeremy Geelan

Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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