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Anaconda Welcomes Ken Hoffman as Chief Revenue Officer and Senior Vice President of Marketing

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Anaconda Inc., the world’s most popular data science platform and the
foundation of modern machine learning, today announced the addition of
Ken Hoffman as Chief Revenue Officer and Senior Vice President of
Marketing. Drawing upon 25 years of experience growing both startups and
large technology companies, Hoffman will focus on accelerating sales and
marketing to capitalize on a rapidly growing market. IDC estimates
worldwide spending on machine learning initiatives is slated to grow to
nearly $36 billion in 2019*.

Hoffman has extensive leadership experience accelerating growth in
technology organizations. Through several progressive roles culminating
as Vice President of Emerging Technologies at Red Hat, he established
and built out the firm’s emerging technology salesforce, helping
transform the company from a $1 billion single-product company to a $3
billion multi-product enterprise. Before that, Hoffman was Worldwide
Vice President of Sales at FuseSource, where he led the integration team
following Red Hat’s acquisition of FuseSource. Previously, he served as
Sales Director at Optaros.

“We’re delighted to have Ken join Anaconda as a member of our leadership
team,” said Scott Collison, President and CEO of Anaconda. “He has a
track record of building high-performance sales teams. I’m super pleased
to have him as a colleague.”

With ever increasing enterprise investments in data science and machine
learning initiatives, Hoffman will focus on driving the adoption of
Anaconda Enterprise as the modern data science and machine learning
platform for the innovative enterprise.

“Anaconda’s data science and machine learning platform sits at the heart
of a large opportunity to capture enterprise investments in ML
initiatives,” said Hoffman. “I am thrilled to join this incredible team
and looking forward to helping our customers achieve their ML and
business services goals with Anaconda.”

Read more about how Anaconda
Enterprise
helps organizations harness data science, machine
learning and AI at the pace demanded by today’s digital interactions.

*IDC
report can be found here
.

About Anaconda, Inc.

With more than 13 million users, Anaconda is the world’s most popular
data science platform and the foundation of modern machine learning.
Anaconda Enterprise delivers data science and machine learning at speed
and scale, unleashing the full potential of our customers’ data science
and machine learning initiatives.