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IT industry veteran to accelerate company’s expansion amid rapid growth of data analytics market; Co-founder Osama Elkady to remain at Incorta as CTO to lead product strategy and innovation
SAN MATEO, CA — January 21, 2021 – Incorta, the world’s leading next-generation enterprise data and analytics platform, today announced the appointment of Scott Jones as Chief Executive Officer, replacing Osama Elkady. As the founder of Incorta’s Direct Data Mapping and unified analytics solution, Osama will remain at the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), where he will work with current Fortune 1000 customers and the engineering team to lead product strategy and innovation.
Jones brings extensive experience in building and managing go to market teams in enterprise software, with a 25-year track record of high-impact success in early stage, rapid-growth, as well as market-leading public companies. Prior to joining Incorta, Jones served as president and chief revenue officer for automated analytics company Alteryx. Before this, Jones served as the senior vice president of Americas Sales at Tableau Software, where he was instrumental in growing the sales organization. Earlier, Jones spent more than five years at SAP with various leadership roles, including COO of its Database and Technology Division, and Group Vice President – Large Enterprise Sales Western U.S, as well as senior roles at Business Objects.
“Given his experience building and scaling high-growth teams, Scott has the background, energy and vision to drive the future growth of Incorta,” said Incorta co-founder and CTO, Osama Elkady, who led the search for a new CEO and personally picked Jones. “I am confident Scott will provide the leadership, insights and strategic direction for Incorta to achieve new heights, and I look forward to supporting his work as he leads Incorta in bringing next-generation enterprise data and analytics to the entire market.”
Incorta has a unique opportunity for expansion, as evidenced by recent funding rounds for data analytics startups and recent industry IPOs that address the global data analytics market which is expected to reach $105.08 billion by 2027, according to ResearchandMarkets.com
Given this significant market opportunity, Jones’ experience will aid in scaling the company and capitalizing on the market growth opportunity for next-generation data analytics and BI. Incorta is distinguished by its game-changing direct data mapping and all-in-one analytics and BI platform solution that allows an entirely new way to address today’s toughest data challenges.
“Companies today need to be able to change direction and make decisions quickly, and that is only accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis. Data powers this agility,” said Scott Jones, CEO of Incorta. “Incorta is breaking through 30-year barriers with its unique innovative direct data mapping technology that eliminates the time consuming and expensive traditional ETL processes both IT and businesses face today. Incorta uniquely enables business users to manage the entire analytic workflow in one platform. The real time enterprise today is looking for the data, the analysis and the predictive analytics, all in one.
The increasing global demand for real-time data insights has been instrumental in driving the company’s growth to date. In the last year, the company was named a Microsoft U.S. Partner Award winner for startups and was ranked 158th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ list for 2020. Incorta also has increased its customer base to include many of the top Fortune companies, such as Broadcom, Nortek, Equinix, Keysight Technologies, Duluth Trading Company, and Forterra and continues to strengthen its partnerships with system integrators and ISVs such as Wipro, Infosys, and Microsoft.
Incorta is the data analytics company on a mission to help data-driven enterprises be more agile and competitive by resolving their most complex data analytics challenges. Incorta’s Direct Data Platform gives enterprises the means to acquire, enrich, analyze and act on their business data with unmatched speed, simplicity and insight. Backed by GV (formerly Google Ventures), Kleiner Perkins, M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures), Telstra Ventures, and Sorenson Capital, Incorta powers analytics for some of the most valuable brands and organizations in the world. For today’s most complex data and analytics challenges, Incorta partners with Fortune 5 to Global 2000 customers such as Broadcom, Nortek, Forterra, Equinix, and Credit Suisse. Incorta is ranked 158th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™. For more information, visit https://www.incorta.com.