Sisense Names Growth Expert Adam Towns as Chief Financial Officer
This marks the fourth executive with public company scaling experience to join the company to accelerate growth
New York, NY – Sisense, the leading AI-driven platform for infusing analytics everywhere, today announced that Adam Towns will join the company as Chief Financial Officer to lead the company’s finance and business operations teams.
“Sisense has continued its track record of growth in 2020, reaching new revenue, product and customer milestones. This makes it the perfect time for Adam to join the company with his experience in building global SaaS businesses and accelerating growth,” said Amir Orad, CEO of Sisense. “Our industry is moving fast into a new generation of analytics agility with the need to infuse analytics everywhere and deliver actionable intelligence. Sisense is well positioned to lead the market with our AI-driven, embedded analytics and open cloud platform.”
Adam joins Sisense from Mimecast, where he was SVP of Finance and oversaw a broad range of functions including, strategic planning, investor relations, FP&A, analytics and BI, leading the company through a successful IPO. In that role, he also helped scale and grow the company from 100 employees and $30 million in revenue to nearly 2,000 employees and over $500 million in revenue. At Sisense, he will scale an already strong and growing company as it meets increasing demand and opportunity.
“I am thrilled to bring my experience in strategic planning, operational excellence and scaling businesses,” said Adam Towns. “Sisense is at an exciting stage and I’m fortunate to step into a remarkably strong business and leadership team that is ready to push the boundaries and accelerate growth.”
In the past year, in addition to Adam, Ashley Kramer, Chief Product and Marketing Officer, joined Sisense in March of 2020. Steeped in analytics, Ashley has a track record of scaling analytics companies and positioning them for growth. As SVP of Product at Alteryx, Ashley led the company’s transformation to a data science platform. As Head of Cloud for Tableau Software she led the company’s transition to a SaaS platform. Ashley has also served in key roles at Amazon, Oracle, and NASA. Since joining Sisense, she has shaped the product and marketing organizations with a fresh go to market strategy and customer-first approach. She’s behind the successful unveiling of Sisense Fusion, an AI-driven analytics platform designed to make data analytics simple, scalable and actionable.
Sisense goes beyond traditional business intelligence by providing organizations with the ability to infuse analytics everywhere, embedded in both customer and employee applications and workflows. Sisense customers are breaking through the barriers of analytics adoption by going beyond the dashboard with Sisense Fusion – the highly customizable, AI-driven analytics cloud platform, that infuses intelligence at the right place and the right time, every time. More than 2,000 global companies such as GitLab, UiPath, Tinder, Nasdaq, GE, Rolls Royce and Philips Healthcare rely on Sisense to innovate, disrupt markets and drive meaningful change in the world. Ranked as the No. 1 Business Intelligence company in terms of customer success, Sisense has also been named one of the Forbes’ Cloud 100, The World’s Best Cloud Companies, five years in a row. Visit us at www.sisense.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.