October 28, 2016 8:01 AM ET

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Company Overview of Paxata, Inc.

Company Overview

Paxata, Inc. provides adaptive data preparation platform that delivers raw data to ready data for business analysts in the United States and internationally. Its platform enables users to connect, explore, transform, and combine data on their own or work with peers in a shared and transparent environment as they shape data for analytics. The company also provides Data Time Machine, a cloud-based data governance solution that provides security, versioning, and usage visibility. Paxata, Inc. has a strategic relationship with Cisco. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

2317 Broadway Street

Suite 10

Redwood City, CA 94063

United States

Founded in 2012



Key Executives for Paxata, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer and Director
Co-Founder and Vice President of Sales & Business Development
Co-Founder and Vice President of Products
Head of Product Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Paxata, Inc. Key Developments

Paxata Launches Paxata Connect Delivering on a Next Generation Business Information Platform at Strata+Hadoop World 2016

Paxata announced the availability of Paxata Connect as part of the next major release of the company’s data preparation platform. Following the enterprise grade innovations for mixed workloads and open persistence architecture in the Fall of 2015, this release extends the platform with a connectivity framework that creates a nexus to acquire, shape, and publish meaningful data for faster time to value. Information architects and developers can take advantage of out of the box connectors, build out their own repeatable data services and pipelines, and maintain transparency and oversight to ensure data provides faster time to value. Paxata Connect provides analysts, data engineers and partner developers: Pre-built certified connectors – Big data, cloud, and application connectors are available to get started immediately; Easy to develop – Provides a non-technical way to gather and publish data and harness machine learning to assist in automated integration, data linking and semantic typing; Reach – Ubiquitous, data source agonistic connectivity across on-prem, cloud, traditional, big data and local sources including read/write support for Oracle, DB2, Netezza, MS SQL Server, Teradata, SFTP and Amazon S3; Powerful – Business self-service with “first eyes on data” across any source for faster time to value; Extensible – Open platform to meet current and future connectivity needs without vendor lock-in; Economical – Easy to build, upgrade, maintain and extend connectivity; Transform Partner Program – Certification of partner developers to build custom connectors. The Paxata Fall ’16 release also provides additional enterprise data preparation platform capabilities including: New column management capabilities for wide data set support; Project cloning allowing for re-usable step templates; Comprehensive auditing and logging to understand detailed system usage, diagnose issues, and control leakage of sensitive information; Pluggable credential encryption service for all passwords at rest; Significant enhancements to administration console: customers can now do tenant/user/group guardrails administration from the UI in order to set restrictions on file size, task limits, and number of automation jobs per day/week/month.

Paxata Appoints Shantanu Srivastava as Senior Vice President and General Manager of International Growth Markets

Paxata announced the appointment of Shantanu Srivastava as Senior Vice President and General Manager of International Growth Markets. In his role, Mr. Srivastava will be based in Paxata’s Singapore headquarters and will oversee key growth markets including Asia-Pacific, Japan, India, Middle East and Africa. Mr. Srivastava brings over 20 years of experience in sales and general management across Asia Pacific. He most recently served as the Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific & Japan at MicroStrategy. During his time at MicroStrategy, he led the growth of business in the region, establishing new operations, recruiting a talented team, building channels, key accounts infrastructure and delivering double digit growth in revenue. Prior to MicroStrategy, Mr. Srivastava spent nearly nine years in IBM (Cognos) in various sales and general management roles based out of Singapore and Hong Kong. He has also previously served in roles at Hyperion Solutions, Reuters and Ramco Systems.

PwC US and Paxata to Offer New Self-Service Data Preparation Platform for Business Teams

PwC US and Paxata announced that they will deliver a new self-service data preparation solution to PwC's existing governance, risk, and compliance capabilities. Under the new relationship, Paxata will work with PwC to develop customized data preparation solutions that help clients structure various types of data in an intuitive and visual way, accelerating business outcomes through faster and more effective data ingestion and analysis. Working with Paxata has enabled PwC to streamline the often painstaking pre-ingestion data preparation process that has traditionally slowed down data-intensive projects, such as transaction monitoring for anti-money laundering or risk data aggregation and reporting.

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