Data Catalog Leader to Meet International Demand as Years of Rapid Growth Continue
Mountain View, Calif.—October 26, 2018—Waterline Data, a global leader in data cataloging solutions and applications, today announced it has named Ed Peek SVP of Worldwide Sales, a new position the company added after years of record growth. The appointment comes as the company announces new funding while continuing to add to a customer roster that includes some of the world’s largest financial, food & beverage, tech, healthcare, pharmaceutical and manufacturing companies in the Fortune 100 and Global Fortune 500.
“We are thrilled to welcome Ed where he’ll fit right in with our seasoned team of growth-minded tech leaders,” said Waterline Data CEO Kailash Ambwani. “Waterline Data has the data cataloging solutions data-driven organizations need for data discovery and governance in increasingly strict regulatory environments, and Ed has the knowledge and talent required to communicate the critical value of these solutions to companies all around the world. With Ed leading our sales team, the rapid growth we’ve already been experiencing is going to increase dramatically.”
Ed comes to Waterline Data with more than 30 years tech industry experience. Previously, he served as Vice President of Sales at VCE, formerly Acadia, which he helped grow into a $1B+ business prior to its acquisition by Dell/EMC. Ed came to VCE after a successful career at Oracle where he was an Area Vice President in Oracle’s Technology and Business Intelligence Applications business units. Prior to that, he held various sales and marketing management positions at Siemens AG and IBM. Ed is a graduate of Texas A&M with a Bachelor of Science Degree.
“I’m very excited to join Waterline Data as the company enters a new high-growth and expansion phase on the strength of its aggressive management team and industry-leading data catalog solutions,” said Ed Peek, newly-named SVP of Worldwide Sales at Waterline Data. “I’m eager to start putting my experience to use, driving new customer acquisition and sales productivity as the company continues to set the pace for the rest of the data cataloging industry in terms of speed, accuracy and scale.”
Waterline Data addresses big data’s growing volume and complexity by creating a real-time, data catalog of the enterprise’s entire data estate as new data pours in, powering a host of use cases through its supporting apps, including data cataloging for analytics and data governance for GDPR compliance. Deployed in some of the largest organizations in the world, Waterline provides an easy to use “shop for data” interface to help business analysts find the data sets they need–whether the data is located in a data lake, in the cloud, or in relational data stores–creating a truly self-service approach to data.
About Waterline Data:
Waterline Data automates data discovery, compliance and the ability to take action on data by using a combination of artificial intelligence, machine learning, ratings and reviews, and tribal knowledge to deliver a Smart Data Catalog. Our customers spend less time searching for data and more time using it to derive value while complying with data governance mandates such as GDPR. The company is funded by Menlo Ventures, Jackson Square Ventures, Partech Ventures, and Infosys, and implemented in large enterprises around the globe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more, visit us via www.waterlinedata.com, Twitter or LinkedIn.