Roman Stanek is a passionate entrepreneur and industry expert with over 20 years of experience. He founded GoodData in 2007 on a mission to disrupt the business intelligence space and help companies monetize big data. As CEO, Roman has become a leading voice in analytics and data as a service, pushing the boundaries of how companies use data insights to move forward. Over the course of the last decade with GoodData, Roman has developed a deep understanding of the challenges businesses face when working with data, and works directly with clients to solve them.
Prior to GoodData, Roman served as Founder and CEO of two startups, NetBeans and Systinet. NetBeans, a leading Java development environment, was successfully sold to Sun Microsystems in 1999. Systinet, a leading SOA governance platform, was similarly sold to Mercury Interactive (later acquired by HP Software), in 2006. Throughout his career, Roman’s work has helped transform the high-tech landscape. As he looks to the future, Roman’s focus is centered on the evolution of the data value chain and how it will shape the future of analytics.