ThoughtSpot Grows Global Footprint with the Establishment of Japan Office

ThoughtSpot brings Search & AI Driven analytics platform to support the global competitiveness of local companies

TOKYO, Japan. — June 5, 2019 — ThoughtSpot Inc. announced today that the company has established an office in Tokyo and launched its business operations in the Japanese market. Dino Mizushima has been appointed as the country manager to oversee sales, work with enterprise customers, and expand the company’s world class ecosystem with new local partners.

Founded in 2012 at Palo Alto, ThoughtSpot is the leader in search and AI-driven analytics for the enterprise. Global momentum has been rapidly growing, with large-scale adoptions made by leading players in the retail, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. With the establishment of a local entity, the Japanese language version of the ThoughtSpot solution will be widely available starting today, along with local customer support.

Realizing Digital Transformation

In an increasingly global, competitive market, enterprises are increasingly adopting technologies like Cloud and IoT to realize the various benefits brought by Digital Transformation (DX). However, this trend has led to a drastic increase of data volume and complexity. In addition to the explosion of data, the industry has faced a pronounced  shortage of data scientists, analysts, and other data professionals. Typically, data scientists are required to create a customized report, requiring end business users had to wait for days to get answers to their data questions in the form of an analyst-created report.. In reality, this means most  companies still make important business decisions without data-driven insights. Enterprises are now facing the challenge of not being able to drive value from the vast investment made in various technology assets and tools.

Technology and Offerings

ThoughtSpot addresses these challenges with a new breed of data analytics platform that  delivers value beyond traditional BI tools. It enables business decision makers to answer their own data questions on their own by using a simple, natural language. Also, by leveraging AI and machine learning, ThoughtSpot’s SpotIQ provides insights to questions decision makers didn't even know to ask. Unlike platforms built before the explosion of data, ThoughtSpot has been specifically architected for data at scale, and can handle billions of rows of data without sacrificing performance. Therefore, it is possible to analyze full, detailed data even in cases where users traditionally had to work with aggregated/sample data.

"I am delighted to announce the establishment of the Japan office. Japanese companies are facing a serious challenge when it comes to deriving true business value out of the large amount of data stored throughout their organization. Also, the shortage of data talent in  Japanese society brings a real challenge for enterprises looking to leverage data. We are excited to support these needs and democratize data analytics for everyone." said Sudheesh Nair, CEO of ThoughtSpot Inc.

"To promote digital transformation, it is critical that business users get answers to their data questions immediately, and more importantly, make quick decisions and take actions that ensure business results based on those insights. ThoughtSpot’s search and AI-driven analytics platform can help businesses advance these initiatives by lowering the barriers for business users to directly access data and accelerate data literacy. . Our goal is to contribute to the strengthened competitiveness of Japanese companies in the global market." said Dino Mizushima, Country Manager of ThoughtSpot Japan.

About ThoughtSpot

The world’s most innovative enterprises use ThoughtSpot to empower every person in their organization, from C-suite executive to front-line employee, with the ability to quickly uncover data-driven insights. With ThoughtSpot, business people can type a simple Google-like search in natural language to instantly analyze billions of rows of data, and leverage artificial intelligence to get trusted, relevant insights pushed to them as answers to thousands of questions they might not have thought to ask. ThoughtSpot is simple enough for any business person to use, yet powerful enough to handle even the largest, most complex enterprise data without sacrificing speed, security, or governance. That’s why customers like 7-11, BT, Celebrity Cruises, Daimler, De Beers, Hulu, Miami Children’s Health System, Nationwide Building Society, and Scotiabank have turned to ThoughtSpot transform their decision-making cultures and analyst firm Gartner named ThoughtSpot a Leader in the 2019 Magic Quadrant. By making insights a part of every conversation and every decision, ThoughtSpot is reimagining the role of data in creating a more fact-driven world. For more information, please visit

The product is generally available in Japan starting today. For more information, please contact [email protected]

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