Exasol Appoints Industry Veteran John Knieriemen as North America Business Lead

Former Teradata leader joins Exasol to expand regional business efforts

Austin – December 13, 2022 – Exasol, the high-performance Loading...analytics database provider, announced John Knieriemen has been appointed as the company’s North America Business Lead. In this newly created role, Knieriemen is responsible for strategically scaling Exasol’s North America business presence across industries and expanding the organization’s partner network.

Knieriemen brings more than two decades of data analytics experience to Exasol, with deep expertise in new logo acquisition, account management, and solutioning in the data warehousing, Loading...big data, and Loading...cloud analytics space. At Exasol, he will grow the company’s regional sales team, strengthen customer relationships across various industries such as retail, financial services and more, while working closely with partners to ensure Exasol meets all of their needs.

“John’s proven expertise executing innovative business and sales strategies in the data analytics space will be key to accelerate Exasol’s expansion in North America,” said Donald Kaye, Chief Commercial Officer at Exasol. “When it comes to analytics challenges that companies face and opportunities within the industry, he has seen it all. His knowledge of the industry and experience helping customers of all sizes and at all stages achieve advanced data analytics will play a vital role in Exasol’s mission of becoming a key trusted partner in the ever-evolving ecosystem of analytics technology and solutions.”

Knieriemen joins Exasol from Teradata, where he served as vice president and general manager, spending over 11 years in senior management roles. Knieriemen was instrumental in building, scaling, and leading change and transformation at the company, including developing its first-ever commercial sales function. Prior to Teradata, Knieriemen spent time in various business development roles at Texas Instruments and Raytheon.

“I am passionate about building winning sales teams and strategies along with highly efficient operations, all while making sure that – as a company – we stay close to our customers so we can better anticipate their needs,” said Knieriemen. “As a proven, cost-efficient and flexible technology, Exasol is a game-changer for organizations worldwide, providing solutions to some of the largest challenges around data complexity, cost, and speed to insight. I’m excited to join the team and continue to expand Exasol’s business impact in North America.” For more information or to join the company’s growing North American team, please visit the company’s careers page here.

About Exasol
Exasol was founded in 2000 with the vision to transform how organizations use data. Today, Exasol’s analytics database – the fastest in the world – is trusted by the world’s most ambitious organizations. With offices in several locations across the US and Europe, Exasol is committed to delivering flexible, scalable and powerful analytics solutions to customers wherever they are, in the cloud – public or private – or on-premises.

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