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RapidMiner Hires Former IBM Executive as SVP of Sales

**Editor’s Note: Click here to see which channel people were on the move in August and September.**

RapidMiner has named Jon Shepherd as its new senior vice president of sales.

RapidMiner's Jon Shepherd“I am very excited to join the RapidMiner team. My professional career has been with leading technology companies and, in the past 10 years, I have had a laser focus on selling advanced analytics solutions,” said Shepherd. “My history of success with sales and partner teams, within a variety of vertical, regional and worldwide markets, will add to RapidMiner’s sales growth, momentum and velocity.”

Most recently, Shepherd held a similar position at EagleEye Analytics, a provider of predictive analytics for the property and casualty industry. He also has served as VP of sales at IBM’s Netezza.

He is a frequent speaker at software and government industry events discussing the value of big data, location data, analytics and fact based decision-making.

RapidMiner produces predictive analytics solutions and sells through channel partners.


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