Sigma’s vision is to create an insight-driven world where people, organizations, and, ultimately, humanity are transformed for the better by data.

Leadership Team

Inspired by: Human capacity when constraints are removed and the best tools are provided

Past adventures: Verizon, Seagate, Druva

The best way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”
— Walt Disney

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Michael Palmer

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Inspired by: Driving the collaborative analytics movement

Past adventures: Salesforce, BEA Systems, Hewlett Packard

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Rob Woollen

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Inspired by: Bringing the power of SQL to the masses

Past adventures: MapR Technologies, Clustrix, Agami Systems

“In a way, we’re all Internet Explorers.”
— Unknown

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Jason Frantz

Chief Architect/Co-founder

Inspired by: Collaborating to win

Past adventures: Oracle, Couchbase, D2iQ

“We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.” — John Naisbitt

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Mark Azad

Chief Revenue Officer
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Inspired by: Seeing data come alive to guide better and faster decisions

Past adventures: Druva, Veritas, Symantec

“It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission.”
— Grace Hopper

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Orla Clifford

VP of Operations
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Inspired by: Making technology more accessible

Past adventures: Lyft, Facebook, Sun Microsystems

“You’ve got to start with the customer experience and work back toward the technology… not the other way around.”
— Steve Jobs

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Eran Davidov

VP of Engineering
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Inspired by: Delivering empathy-driven user experiences

Past adventures: Databricks, SAP, Netsuite

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”
— Maya Angelou

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Julie Lemieux

VP of User Experience & Design
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Inspired by: Creating future-focused brands that customers love

Past adventures: Zendesk, Marketo, Trend Micro, Wrike

“Even the genius asks questions.”
— Tupac Shakur

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Cristina Bravo Olmo

VP of Marketing
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Board of Directors

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Managing Director at Sutter Hill Ventures who has served as founding CEO and/or a board member for Snowflake Computing, Sumo Logic, Clumio, Lacework, and Pure Storage.

Mike Speiser

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Four-time successful entrepreneur with Pure Storage, WebLogic, Zimbra, and Transarc who served as CEO of Pure Storage from pre-revenue to successful IPO.

Scott Dietzen

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Board member for Snowflake Computing and Partner at Altimeter Capital who has led successful private investments in companies including HubSpot, Okta, and MongoDB.

Kevin Wang

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Served on the board of directors or as an executive consultant for Snowflake Computing, AppDynamics, HubSpot, Glassdoor, Sprinklr, Cybereason, and Sumo Logic.

John McMahon

Our Investors

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Our Journey

How it all started

As entrepreneurs in residence at Sutter Hill Ventures — the VC firm behind Pure Storage, Sumo Logic, and Snowflake — Sigma co-founders Rob Woollen and Jason Frantz worked closely to help advise the Snowflake team. They quickly noticed a major gap between existing analytics tools and the cloud data warehouse, and that no BI solutions on the market were delivering on their promise to make data accessible to the entire organization.

Scaling at top speed

Sigma was born, and after seeing strong market response from customers in a variety of industries, Sigma quickly raised $58M in funding to scale R&D and the sales organization, as well as attract a world-class executive team from companies including Snowflake, Databricks, SAP, Salesforce, Zendesk, Workday (Platfora), and Marketo. Since its inception, Sigma has developed customer relationships with leading brands such as E.W. Scripps, Volta Charging, Clover, Autodesk, and Philz Coffee, and built partnerships with key cloud and data industry players like Snowflake, Redshift, PostgreSQL, Google BigQuery, Fivetran, Matillion, Alooma, and AWS, amongst others.

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