February 12, 2018

Sisense Adds Analytics Veteran Paul Zolfaghari to its Board of Directors, Releases Version 7, Receives Industry and Analyst Endorsements

Sisense continues to build its market momentum by strengthening its product offering, adding domain and operational expertise, and growing its technology industry endorsements

NEW YORK, NY Feb. 12, 2018 –Sisense, disrupting the BI market by simplifying business analytics for complex data, today announced the appointment of software industry veteran Paul Zolfaghari to its board of directors. (“Sisense 7.0”).   Mr. Zolfaghari has a deep understanding of the enterprise analytics, business intelligence, and database industries, having spent nearly two decades as an operating executive in those markets. Over a fourteen-year career at BI provider MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR), Mr. Zolfaghari served in many senior executive roles, including EVP of Global Operations and President. Mr. Zolfaghari is also the former COO of ParAccel, the analytic database company whose platform serves as the foundation for the Amazon AWS’ “Redshift” enterprise warehouse platform. Currently Mr. Zolfaghari is a Managing Partner, Operations, with Carrick Capital, a private equity firm that partners with leading software and technology enabled services companies.

Paul is one of the most successful leaders in the analytics software industry. He joined MicroStrategy shortly after the company went public and during his extensive tenure there helped them become one of the second-generation leaders in the BI space. As we now enter the third wave of innovation in BI and analytics, Paul’s experience, reputation, and knowledge will help ensure that Sisense continues to lead, and deliver even more business intelligence breakthroughs for our customers and the market.Amir Orad, CEO of Sisense.

I am very excited to be joining Sisense’s board at this key time in the BI market. The market is undergoing a profound shift as organizations seek newer, more agile, business user-focused solutions to address their rapidly growing demand for actionable insight. Sisense has delivered a powerful, flexible, full-stack analytic solution that should become the standard for the new generation of BI requirements. Sisense’s combination of product innovation, return on investment, and customer satisfaction is truly impressive. And they have even more ambitious plans for the future.Mr. Zolfaghari

Recent Innovations

Sisense recently announced the release of the 7th version of its product (“Sisense 7.0”). Sisense 7.0 continues to deliver on the company’s vision for a revolutionary, visual approach to complex data, driven by smart recommendations, making it easy for business decision-makers to discover actionable business insights. This follows numerous other product breakthroughs introduced in 2017, including Sisense Pulse, which uses machine learning algorithms to proactively detect and alert users to important changes in data to drive action. Continuing its impressive recognitions by the business and technology communities, Sisense was named a Top 25 Business-to-business Technology Company in the State of New York by G2, and won the Best Business Intelligence Software Award from FinancesOnline for the second consecutive year. This adds to numerous other high-profile recognition in 2017, including Sisense being recognized with a CODiE award from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) for Best Business Intelligence Tool and Platform, a “Perfect Recommend” ranking for the second consecutive year in Dresner’s 2017 Wisdom of Crowds BI market study, a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms for 2017, and inclusion in the Forbes “Cloud 100” list for the second consecutive year.

About Sisense

Sisense empowers the builders of analytic apps with powerful tools to simplify complex data, and deliver insights to everyone inside or outside their organizations. Sisense lets builders collaborate on a single platform, delivered in a hybrid, cloud-native environment with the industry’s lowest cost of ownership, to create true democratization of data and analytics. Sisense has thousands of customers across the globe, which are the undisputed data leaders in their industries: Tinder and Flexport leverage Sisense for advanced analytics and data science on top of big cloud data sets, Philips and Nasdaq embed Sisense as the analytical engine of their products, and Salvation Army uses Sisense to rapidly build operational analytic apps to run the business leveraging complex data. The end result is a platform that makes it incredibly easy to mashup data from across the entire data landscape, and transform it into powerful actionable analytic apps that can be embedded anywhere. See why Sisense has been named a leading Visionary by Gartner, named a top company to work for in San Francisco and in New York and recognized for diversity by Forbes. Learn more at www.sisense.com

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