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 endorsementsNEW 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,” said Amir Orad, CEO of Sisense. “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.”
“I am very excited to be joining Sisense’s board at this key time in the BI market,” said Mr. Zolfaghari. “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.”