Exasol Names Thomas Siekmann Chief Information Officer

Thomas Siekmann

Thomas Siekmann’s appointment will help Exasol continue to accelerate its growth and international expansion

Nuremberg, Germany – 28 April, 2021 – Exasol, the high-performance analytics database company, today announced it has named Thomas Siekmann Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this role, Mr. Siekmann will oversee the internal systems and services for all Exasol teams to ensure a future-proof landscape that can support Exasol’s rapid international growth. Mr. Siekmann will report directly to Exasol CEO Aaron Auld and will be based in Germany.

“I am very excited to have joined the Exasol leadership team as CIO,” said Mr. Siekmann. “Exasol’s high-performance analytics database is thrilling. It’s fast, easy to implement, and easy to maintain. This brings massive business value to customers looking to accelerate their data-driven decision making.”

Mr. Siekmann joins the Exasol leadership team during a time of accelerated growth and international expansion, which comes with certain challenges that require constant innovation and flexibility in the internal IT-landscape. Exasol went public in May 2020, the first German company to IPO last year, and has continued to grow impressively year-on-year in the highly promising Loading...Big Data and Business Analytics market.

“Thomas’s experience in leading large scale IT management projects will be instrumental as Exasol continues to grow in the coming months,” said Aaron Auld, CEO of Exasol. “Our teams are very focused on delivering the best possible experience for all customers every step of their Exasol journey, and I’m very pleased that we can count on Thomas and his team to support our customer obsession across the entire organization.”

Mr. Siekmann has vast experience in leading IT teams in large enterprises and midsize companies (mittlestand sector in Germany). Prior to joining Exasol, Mr. Siekmann held the position of VP of IT and Digitalization for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Service GmbH. Other previous positions include Chief Digital Officer at Muller, CIO at Unify, and Head of Global Business Operations at Deutsche Telekom. 

About Exasol
The Exasol high-performance analytics database is built to run faster than any other database, delivering next-level performance, scale and ease of use. Analyze billions of rows in seconds; run high-performance analytics securely in the cloud or on-premise; deliver frictionless analytics with self-indexing that automatically tunes performance; and scale out analytics for one transparent price.
 
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