Compellon Appoints Analytics Visionary Rick Farnell to Board of Directors
Updated: Sep 16, 2019
Laguna Hills, Calif. – August 23, 2018 – Compellon™, the leader of breakthrough predictive analytics software that rapidly delivers actionable intelligence and prescriptive advice to subject matter experts, announced today the appointment of Rick Farnell to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
“Rick is a proven leader in the software and analytics industry, and his unique ability to recognize transformational companies and help guide them to success is invaluable,” said Compellon Chief Executive Officer Carv Moore. “We are very fortunate to have Rick join our board and we look forward to his tremendous contributions.”
Rick Farnell has a successful track record as an entrepreneur, executive and operator of a number of global technology companies. Rick was the Co-Founder and President of Think Big Analytics, a big data analytics pioneer, acquired by Teradata Corporation. Rick founded Rapid Formation which helps incubate, fund and scale startup technology companies. Rick is a strategic advisor to Teradata Corporation, where most recently, he served as Senior Vice President responsible for Teradata’s global consulting business made up of over 5,000 consultants working across 75 countries. Prior to co-founding Think Big Analytics, Rick spent over 20 years in a variety of executive management positions in sales, business development, alliances and consulting for industry leaders such as C-Bridge Internet Solutions (acquired by Progress Software Corporation) and Sun Microsystems (acquired by Oracle). At Sun, Rick led the cloud and open source software go-to-market strategy with Amazon Web Services and was involved in the acquisition and integration of software companies SeeBeyond and MySQL.
“I am extremely excited for the opportunity to join the Compellon team as a board member,” said Rick Farnell. “Compellon is entering its hyper growth stage, and with Carv Moore’s proven leadership, the Company’s powerful technology and its soon to be announced industry leading partnerships, the future of the Company is extremely bright.”
A unique machine learning analytics platform powered by its proprietary Intelligent Agent, California-based Compellon is rapidly revolutionizing the analytics industry. Unlike traditional machine learning approaches, the Intelligent Agent autonomously learns and understands data in ways that are impossible using conventional approaches. The Intelligent Agent converts these learnings into knowledge, which are shared with subject matter experts, so they understand the behavior and relationships in their data. The Intelligent Agent transforms this knowledge into wisdom, arming users with strategic and tactical prescriptive actions along with causality, to rapidly solve some of the world’s toughest problems. For more information, visit www.compellon.com.
Michelle Reed, Compellon, Inc. (949) 713-9555 ext. 7014, firstname.lastname@example.org