EXASOL looks to supercharge UK growth with the appointment of Sebastian Darrington as Managing Director for the UK

14 Mar 2017 | Share

The world’s fastest in-memory analytic database, EXASOL, provides progressive, forward-thinking organizations with the technology to run their businesses smarter and drive profit by analyzing data and information at unprecedented speeds. With already impressive year-on-year growth, today EXASOL announces the appointment of Sebastian Darrington as their new Managing Director of UK&I operations to further fuel their success.

The number of organizations currently embracing a data-driven business strategy is increasing. It enables them to accelerate growth and gain competitive advantage. As they do so they are recognizing the need for a high-speed analytics data hub that can help them drive simplification, take data-driven decisions more quickly and enable the flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of all data consumers within their organization. EXASOL enables organizations like these to breath-easy and focus on the business outcomes rather than the technology.

Sebastian comes on-board to supercharge EXASOL’s already impressive growth and enable more businesses to reap the benefits of EXASOL’s superior technology.

Sebastian brings a wealth of experience from his 20 years in the industry. Sebastian’s most recent role was the director of EMEA Big Data and Analytics Solutions at Dell EMC. His previous roles have included Head of the EMEA Technical Practice at Kashya, Head of Technical Strategy at storage consulting firm Source Consulting and the EMEA Technical Practice Head at VERITAS. 

Sebastian Darrington, UK MD of EXASOL says: “EXASOL has already built an impressive customer base and is already challenging the market leaders of OLAP database solutions through its ability to deliver unrivalled performance, at a price point that makes the analysis of business data available to any organization large or small, either on premise or in the cloud.

“Personally, I could not think of a more exciting time to join the organization. I look forward to being part of the journey as we build on the success of the early adopters and continue to put in place the necessary people, processes and technology to move to the next level.”

Aaron Auld, CEO of EXASOL said: “Sebastian has a wealth of experience and industry knowledge in the global data industry. We are delighted to have him on board to accelerate our growth in the UK and take full advantage of increasing global demand for fast, actionable insights from data.  Sebastian will play an instrumental role in cementing our position as the world’s fastest analytic database that can power businesses’ digital transformation strategies.”

EXASOL is passionate about helping companies to run their businesses smarter and drive profit by analyzing data and information at unprecedented speeds.  The company develops the world‘s fastest database for analytics and data warehousing, and offers first-class know-how and expertise in data insight and analytics. The in-memory analytic database is the first database to combine in-memory, columnar compression and massively parallel processing, and is proven to be the world‘s FASTEST, topping the list in the TPC-H Benchmark tests for performance. For more information, go to www.exasol.com