LONDON – 7 Feb 2018 – ThoughtSpot, the leader in search and AI-driven analytics in the enterprise, today announced that it has appointed Martin Green as General Manager, EMEA. Green joins ThoughtSpot’s executive team today with nearly 20 years at the helm of EMEA operations for enterprise software companies Satmetrix, Merced, Nice Systems and Medallia.
Green joins ThoughtSpot at the ideal time to apply his skills in scaling EMEA operations and delivering successful business transformation. He explains: “The team has established an excellent beachhead in 2017 with mainly British companies like De Beers, JD Sports and BT. We have ambitious growth plans for 2018 in the UK plus other EMEA sub-regions. Having spent much of my career in Customer Experience it’s taught me how critical it is we deliver huge value to our customers. And I joined ThoughtSpot because I believe our platform will have a transformative effect on how companies consume business insights.”
Green has an impressive track record growing US businesses in EMEA including scaling an operation from zero to $40 million in revenue in four years. Part of his success stems from his cross-cultural knowledge of US and European business practices gained through having lived and studied across Europe; Green holds a Masters Degree in International Business from Université Savoie Mont Blanc and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Queen Mary University of London.
ThoughtSpot Chief Revenue Officer Brian Blond commented, “We’re delighted to welcome Martin into our executive team today. Not only has he notched up considerable success in previous roles, he shares our values of ambition, humility, empathy and ‘selfless excellence’. I am confident that Martin will steer the EMEA team from strength to strength.”
Green will lead his team of sales, customer success and technical staff from ThoughtSpot’s EMEA headquarters based in the City of London, near Mansion House. Prospective candidates interested in joining ThoughtSpot’s growing EMEA team should visit https://www.thoughtspot.com/careers/listing
ThoughtSpot, the leader in search & AI-driven analytics for humans, is helping the largest companies in the world succeed in the digital era by putting the power of a thousand analysts in every business person's hands. With ThoughtSpot, business people can use Google-like search to easily analyze billions of rows of data and get trusted insights to questions they didn’t know to ask, automatically - all with a single click. ThoughtSpot connects with any on-premise, cloud, big data, or desktop data source, deploying 85 percent faster than legacy technologies. Customers like Amway, Bed Bath and Beyond, BT, Capital One, Celebrity Cruises, Chevron Federal Credit Union, De Beers, Insurethebox and Scotiabank have put ThoughtSpot at the core of their business processes. With ThoughtSpot, business leaders and frontline workers alike have made more than 3 million data informed decisions per year.
ThoughtSpot was co-founded in 2012 by Ajeet Singh, former co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Nutanix, the largest tech IPO of 2016. With an engineering team built with Google, Amazon, and Facebook DNA, ThoughtSpot has raised over $160M in funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, Geodesic Capital and Capital One Growth Ventures. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, with offices in Seattle, London and Bangalore. For more information please visit thoughtspot.com.
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