About Zaloni

Zaloni provides enterprise data lake management, governance and self-service data solutions to ensure a clean, actionable data lake. Our Mica and Bedrock platforms enable customers to gain their own competitive advantage through organized, actionable data lakes. Trusted by the Fortune 100, Zaloni has helped its customers build production implementations at many of the world’s leading companies.

Zaloni Leadership

Ben Sharma - Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Ben Sharma - Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Ben Sharma
Ben is a passionate technologist, thought leader and author in big data, analytics and enterprise infrastructure solutions. Having previously worked in technology leadership at NetApp, Fujitsu and others, Ben’s expertise covers a wide array of technologies including Hadoop, HBase, databases, virtualization and storage.
Bijoy Bora - Chief Operations Officer & Co-Founder
Bijoy Bora - Chief Operations Officer & Co-Founder
Bijoy Bora
Bijoy Bora is COO and co-founder of Zaloni. Previously Bijoy held positions with Optus, IBM, Bank of America, SouthWestern Bell, Fujitsu, Cap Gemini IOC and NIC, in both the technology and services domains. Bijoy has also worked at multiple Silicon Valley startups designing and developing enterprise software.
Daniel Edelson - Chief Financial Officer
Daniel Edelson - Chief Financial Officer
Daniel Edelson
Dan has held various financial and executive positions with IBM, Intuit, Medfusion, Elumens, Community Care of North Carolina, and TruePilot. He has served on the Board of several high-tech start-up companies, and is Treasurer and Board member for a Cary, NC non-profit organization.
Yin Guo - Vice President, Engineering
Yin Guo - Vice President, Engineering
Yin Guo
Yin leads Zaloni’s global Product Development and Solutions Delivery team. Prior to joining Zaloni, he led the global software development team at Ciena Corp’s optical transport division. Yin also held various software development management positions at Nortel.
Kelly Hopkins Schupp - Vice President, Marketing
Kelly Hopkins Schupp - Vice President, Marketing
Kelly Hopkins Schupp
Kelly has 20 years of experience in the enterprise software and technology industry. She has held a variety of global marketing leadership roles at IBM, Micromuse and Porter Novelli. As Zaloni’s brand steward, she is deeply passionate about the impact of data-driven marketing.
Scott Gidley - Vice President, Product Management
Scott Gidley - Vice President, Product Management
Scott Gidley
Scott leads the strategy and roadmap of the Zaloni platform portfolio. He is a 20-year veteran of the data management software and services market. Prior to Zaloni, Scott was a senior director with SAS and was the CTO & Co-founder of DataFlux Corporation.
Tony Fisher - Senior VP, Strategy & Business Development
Tony Fisher - Senior VP, Strategy & Business Development
Tony Fisher
Tony has been in the data management business for over 25 years, most recently as the Chief Technology Officer for the Progress Software data management business. Prior, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of DataFlux Corporation, a SAS Company. Tony is a sought after speaker and author.
Chad Olds - Vice President, Worldwide Sales
Chad Olds - Vice President, Worldwide Sales
Chad Olds
Chad Olds is responsible for Zaloni’s global sales organization, which spans the US, Europe, and regions in the Middle East and North Africa. Most recently, Olds was head of global sales for IBM’s Cloud Data Platform, and he also has held various sales leadership roles at IBM and Red Hat.
Michelle Strader - Chief People Officer
Michelle Strader - Chief People Officer
Michelle Strader
Michelle is responsible for developing human resources strategies to enable the needs of Zaloni's global workforce. She brings 20 yrs of experience helping global, venture-backed technology companies build, scale and operationalize talent strategies for a unique competitive advantage.

Investors

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Sierra Ventures

Founded in 1982, Sierra Ventures is a privately held venture capital firm based in San Mateo, CA that invests in early-stage emerging technologies and innovative business solutions. Sierra has raised over $1.9B in capital and has provided funding to over 225 companies. A few of Sierra Ventures recent successful exits include the IPOs of InvenSense, Sourcefire, AuthenTec, and the acquisitions of Ooyala (by Telstra), Greenplum (by EMC), and Bina Technologies (by Roche). Sierra has also backed prominent industry leading technology companies like Intuit, Healtheon and Teradata. To learn more, visit: www.sierraventures.com

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Baird Capital

Baird Capital makes venture capital, growth equity and private equity investments in strategically targeted sectors around the globe and is the direct private investment arm of Robert W. Baird & Co. Baird Capital’s Venture Capital team invests in early and growth state technology-enabled services and product companies. For more information please visit: www.bairdcapital.com

Advisory Board

Vivekanand “Vic” Mahadevan – Strategic Advisor

Vic Mahadevan provides guidance and support on strategic initiatives as the company accelerates business growth, expands its services, and increases market share. Throughout his career of more than 25 years, Vic has played an integral role in several leading technology companies. Most recently he served as the Chief Strategy Officer at NetApp, where he led the company’s strategic plan and business development activities worldwide.

Dhruba Borthakur – Technical Advisor

Dhruba Borthakur provides technical expertise to advance the development of Zaloni’s Data Management Platforms. Dhruba’s career in the technology industry spans almost 20 years, including successful roles at leading technology companies, including IBM, VERITAS, Oreceipt.com and Yahoo and as lead engineer at Facebook. He is one of the founding contributors for the Apache Hadoop Distributed File System. Dhruba has been instrumental in scaling Facebook’s Hadoop cluster to multiples of petabytes. He is also a contributor to the open source Apache HBase project.

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Contact Info

Research Triangle Park
633 Davis Drive
Suite 450
Durham, NC 27713
USA

Silicon Valley
4695 Chabot Drive
Suite 200
Pleasanton, CA 94588
USA

India
Nexia Park, Christian Basti
Guwahati 781005
Assam, India

Dubai
Unit No: 3903
Mazaya Business Avenue BB1
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Dubai UAE

Mailing Address
Zaloni, Inc. PO Box 13351 Durham, NC 27709-3351

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