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Lavastorm Analytics Names Dave Clark as Vice President, Professional Services

January 22, 2014

Endeca Technologies Veteran to Expand Services and Solution Capabilities for Partners and Customers to Satisfy Growing Demand for Lavastorm Solutions

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lavastorm Analytics, a leading global data management and analytics software company, announced today it has named Dave Clark its new Vice President of Professional Services. Clark will be responsible for expanding Lavastorm’s professional services capabilities, ensuring world-class engagements with Lavastorm’s customers and supporting the accelerated growth of Lavastorm's ecosystem of business partners, which includes organizations such as Mphasis, PwC, and Ernst & Young.

Clark has an extensive background in professional services and analytics, assisting some of the world’s most demanding companies in manufacturing, consumer packaged goods, financial services and other industries. He has a proven track record of building analytic project teams, helping business partners and customers develop competencies around analytic platforms, and defining methodologies and assets that allow customers to more efficiently gain value from their analytic investments. Prior to joining Lavastorm, Clark was senior director of the Americas Professional Services team at leading provider of information management software, Kalido. Prior to that, Clark led the agile BI consulting team at Endeca Technologies, which was acquired by Oracle in 2011, and led services engagements at high-growth technology companies such as Sprint and Accenture.

“Lavastorm has an outstanding reputation for helping customers and partners tackle tough data challenges and achieve breakthrough business results,” said Drew Rockwell, CEO of Lavastorm Analytics. “Explosive demand for our data management and analytic software requires us to have innovative and customer-focused professional services leadership so we can quickly develop and deliver new offerings and capabilities for a bigger and more diverse user community and continuously improve results for both customers and business partners around the world. Dave is the perfect leader to help our customers and partners build the most accurate ’big data’ analytics in the world.”

Clark himself added, “I’m thrilled to be joining Lavastorm at such an exciting time in its growth. Lavastorm has already proven the depth and value of Lavastorm Analytics Platform in numerous ongoing customer engagements with leading companies in industries such as telecommunications, financial services, energy/utility, retail and manufacturing. Now, with the addition of innovative products such as the Lavastorm Resolution Center, and with growing recognition of its strength in data integration and its unique capabilities in agile data management and analytics, the professional services organization will be paving the way for our customers and partners to set new benchmarks for the value they derive from analytics and how quickly they realize that value. We will enable business users and their organizations to expand the impact of analytics to every business process and every business user.”

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About Lavastorm Analytics

Lavastorm Analytics transforms how companies tackle data challenges to achieve breakthrough business results. The company’s agile data management and analytic software gives analysts new powers to harness data in an era of exploding data complexity, to discover new insights and to continuously improve business results. Analytics built in Lavastorm provide analysts with exceptional self-sufficiency, agility, transparency, accuracy, and business control. Lavastorm’s solutions have identified business improvements worth billions of dollars for some of the largest corporations in the world. For more information, please visit:

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