BBBT - Datawatch - 2014

06aug9:00 am11:45 amBBBT - Datawatch - 2014

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Datawatch – The Future of Visual Data Discovery


We explore the business benefits of applying visual data discovery to real-time, streaming data and not just to historic data at rest.


Ben Plummer, CMO and Sr. Vice President, Strategic Alliances

As chief marketing officer and senior vice president, Strategic Alliances, Ben Plummer is responsible for the worldwide marketing and communications strategy as well as business and partner development. Ben joined Datawatch from IBM Cognos, where he was vice president, data discovery and analytics. Prior to IBM Cognos, Plummer was chief marketing officer at Applix, Inc., a leader in business analytics software, which was acquired by Cognos in 2007. Before Applix, Plummer was senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Outlooksoft Corporation, a performance management software company that was subsequently acquired by SAP. Plummer previously spent 13 years at Cognos in a number of executive positions, including vice president of customer operations, vice president of North American marketing, vice president of global marketing and vice president of global partner operations. During his career, Plummer has also held positions as senior vice president of marketing for Convera, a search and content management solution provider, and executive vice president of Clareos, a high-volume OLAP engine software company. Plummer holds a B.S. in Information Management Systems from the University of Maryland and is recognized as a thought leader in the industry.

Jon Pilkington, VP, Products

As vice president of Products, Jon Pilkington brings more than two decades of business analytics experience to Datawatch, including 18 years in the business intelligence market. Jon joins Datawatch from Sonian Systems, a public cloud email archiving vendor, where he served as vice president of marketing and product management. Jon helped that company raise more than $20 million in venture funding while establishing Sonian as a global leader in public cloud email archiving. Prior to Sonian, Jon was vice president of marketing and product management at Metatomix, a real-time data integration vendor. Jon previously spent 13 years at Cognos in a variety of executive roles, including vice president of business intelligence product management, vice president of global solution architects and vice president of North American field marketing. Jon holds a B.S. in Management Information Systems from Bryant University and is the recipient of several industry awards, including the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council 2008 “CXO of the Year.”

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Datawatch visual data discovery solutions let business professionals access, visualize and analyze data from any source – including streaming data — to make faster and more accurate business decisions.

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