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Alteryx announces L. David Kingsley as chief human resources officer

Alteryx announces L. David Kingsley as chief human resources officer, Alteryx

Software company Alteryx, Inc. has appointed L. David Kingsley to the newly created role of chief human resources officer. Mr. Kingsley will oversee Alteryx’s HR teams in talent acquisition, onboarding, total rewards, learning and development, and HR business partners, as well as its initiatives in social responsibility, diversity and inclusion.

"Company culture has to be a CEO-level priority and is a critical imperative for our entire organization. I am excited to welcome David to the Alteryx executive leadership team to champion our company mission and the continued development of our culture and our global associate base," said Alteryx co-founder and chief executive officer Dean Stoecker. "David's commitment to data-driven approaches that build people, processes and culture in value-centered organizations makes him a natural fit for Alteryx, as we empower more and more companies to fuel business and social outcomes with analytics.”

Mr. Kingsley comes to Alteryx from Vlocity, where he served as chief people officer up to and through its acquisition by Salesforce. He has more than 20 years of experience leading succession planning, leadership development, employee experience and brand initiatives for global companies.

"Alteryx is a known leader and innovator in the APA market, fueled by the stellar execution of its talented, global associate base," said Mr. Kingsley. "Just as we provide our customers with one-of-a-kind experiences and game-changing technology and digital transformation for their businesses, it is critical that our associates are equally supported with the best tools and resources to succeed in every step of their career journeys. I am thrilled to join a purpose-driven company in a space that is increasingly important in today's environment, and I look forward to engaging our associates in meaningful ways that enable career growth, productive teams and business efficiencies."

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Analytic process automation (APA) leader Alteryx has announced the addition of Dean Darwin as new Chief Revenue Officer. Reporting directly to CEO Mark Anderson, Darwin is set to lead the global go-to-market (GTM) organization, including worldwide sales, channels, and all industry-specific GTM initiatives. Atleryx is poised for a new stage of growth, leveraging their strategic alliance partners, including global system integrators, tech partners and cloud providers. Darwin, having occupied a variety of senior leadership positions throughout his career, is well-positioned to make that happen. "I am excited to welcome Dean to the Alteryx executive team. His proven track record leading and scaling world-class global GTM organizations, coupled with building high-growth cloud businesses is impressive," said Anderson. "Dean brings a breadth of experience relevant to our strategic growth priorities, and I look forward to partnering with him as we continue to serve our customers and partners globally." Prior to signing on with Alteryx, Darwin was Senior Vice President and General Manager at Palo Alto Networks, during which time he created and led the Prisma Business Unit, a strategic, cloud-focused initiative and growth engine for the company. Before that, he led the marketing and channels organizations at F5 Networks, and was highly instrumental in growing the company’s revenue. "I am honored to join a company leading in analytics, data science and integrated process automation, a category we call analytic process automation, or APA," said Darwin. "Organizations around the globe rely on Alteryx to accelerate digital transformation, converge analytics into one unified automation platform and speed the delivery of business outcomes. I look forward to playing an integral role in Alteryx's continued growth and bringing my experience to this high-caliber team, our customers across 90 countries and our worldwide channel partners."

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Alteryx Names Cybersecurity Veteran Billy Spears Chief Information Security Officer

Alteryx Names Cybersecurity Veteran Billy Spears Chief Information Security Officer

Leading data science and analytics provider Alteryx has announced the appointment of Billy Spears as its new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Effective immediately, Spears will lead all areas of the company’s physical, information, application, and cybersecurity efforts. He will report directly to company CEO Dean Stoecker. Spears brings over 25 years of cybersecurity experience to the team at Alteryx, having held in leadership roles in both the public and private sectors at Dell and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He most recently served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer at loanDepot, where he worked for nearly three years. For his move to Alteryx, Spears noted he is “excited to join an incredibly talented group of global professionals, driven by co-founder and CEO Dean Stoecker’s vision, leadership, and passion, working together to solve complex data analytics business challenges.” He also noted the company's culture and focus on security and privacy as drivers for joining the team. As he joins, Spears said his first initiative will be to learn as much as possible from the rest of the team at Alteryx. In addition, he noted, “I am excited to partner with our management team to establish a synergistic strategy to improve security and privacy protection capabilities for our customers, partners, vendors and associates. Longer term, my goal is to mature our security program and evolve into a more process-oriented organization to drive efficiency and provide a consistent proactive risk management capability.”

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