Global data company names new CEO

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A data company for enterprise AI has appointed its new Chief Executive Officer.

Cloudera has confirmed that Charles Sansbury will take over as the new CEO from 7 August 2023.

Sansbury named as new CEO

Charles Sansbury has significant leadership experience in the software industry.

CEO of ASG Technologies from 2015-2021, prior to that, he was COO of The Attachmate Group from 2011 until its 2014 sale to MicroFocus.

“I am pleased to announce that Charles Sansbury has been appointed as Cloudera CEO,” commented Jeff Hawn, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Cloudera.

“In his twenty-plus years in corporate leadership roles, Charles has architected and led successful business strategies and operational initiatives that have delivered accelerated business growth.

“His leadership will drive Cloudera’s exciting hybrid data strategy in the era of AI that enables companies to benefit from all their data.”

“Next phase of growth”

“I am grateful to the board for entrusting me with the leadership of Cloudera and I am excited about the opportunity to take the company into its next phase of growth as the trusted enterprise AI company,” added Sansbury, the new CEO.

“I was drawn to Cloudera for the quality of its team, its world-class customers and its position as a technology leader delivering critical enterprise AI capabilities.

“With over 25 million terabytes of data under management, Cloudera guides many Fortune 1000 enterprises who are focused on implementing open data lake-houses as a major step towards their expanded use of AI and machine learning.

“I am confident the company will continue to execute on its product leadership position and growth initiatives.”  

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