The Most Powerful People In Enterprise Tech
One of the hottest big data startups is Roman Stanek s GoodData. In 2012 it increased revenue five fold, and closed 40 six figure deals. It now boasts 8,000 clients, including GE, Pandora, and Time Warner Cable. GoodData s investors include Andreessen Horowitz and famed technology analyst/conference organizer Esther Dyson. It s raised over $75 million from investors to date.
Stanek is a good bet. He s started more than five companies and is best known for founding NetBeans, sold to Sun Microsystems in 1999, and Systinet, sold to Mercury Interactive in 2006 for $105 million.