Arimo Adds New SVP of Worldwide Sales

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Rob Abbott to lead sales at Predictive Analytics company Arimo

Rob Abbott of Arimo

Rob Abbott, Senior Vice-President of Woldwide Sales at Arimo

Effective immediately, Rob Abbott will oversee all sales related functions at Arimo.

Arimo, the company delivering collaborative, predictive intelligence for all in the enterprise, today announced the hiring of a new Senior Vice President to lead the company’s worldwide sales organization. Effective immediately, Rob Abbott will oversee all sales-related functions, including Global Sales, Pre-Sales Engineering and Channels activities at Arimo. Moving quickly, Mr. Abbott has already launched an initiative to build out the North American sales team by assembling a top regional and inside sales infrastructure including technical, channel and sales resources that will play an essential role in driving Arimo’s go to market efforts in 2016. Mr. Abbott reports to the CEO, Christopher Nguyen.

“Rob is a phenomenal add to Arimo’s strong executive team,” said Christopher Nguyen, CEO of Arimo. “At Hortonworks he built a US sales team that was a key contributor in growing the company from zero to IPO ready in 3 years. I’m excited to have his energy and drive behind Arimo’s mission to bring big-data predictive intelligence to the enterprise.”

“The Arimo solution is a great fit for big data innovators with rapidly growing Hadoop, Redshift or Google data lakes.” Said Mr. Abbott. “I don’t know of another company with a product that can connect enterprise-scale data lakes and enable self-service predictive analytics for business users and I’m excited to bring Arimo to this rapidly growing market.”

Mr. Abbott comes to Arimo with a proven track record of accelerating product sales. Prior to his position at Hortonworks, Mr. Abbott was responsible for Sales in the Central Region for VMWare Emerging Markets, where he architected, closed and managed some of VMWare's largest projects. Mr. Abbott has also held Sales and Management positions at Legato Systems, Interwoven, Filenet, and Savvion. Mr. Abbott graduated from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona.

About Arimo:

Arimo delivers business-ready predictive intelligence solutions for enterprises that need deeper, faster insight to critical business questions. Arimo is the first to provide a unified interface that enables business and data science users across the enterprise to collaborate and, together, drive high-quality decisions. Available on-premise and in the cloud, the Arimo Predictive Intelligence Platform brings existing Hadoop, Redshift, Google BigQuery, RDMS, SaaS, and file data stores together in a collaborative platform for business users and data scientists so businesses begin generating value from their big data stores within minutes.

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