With 30+ Years of CFO Experience, Buckley Readies Company for Fast Growth
MENLO PARK, Calif. — August 19, 2014 — ClearStory Data, the company that’s bringing Data Intelligence to everyone, today announced that Jim Buckley joined the company as chief financial officer. Buckley will oversee ClearStory’s growth as the company expands and seeks to change the way businesses worldwide derive value across many disparate data sources.
“We are delivering a solution that changes the way business users, analysts and data stewards who rely on data-driven answers understand and interact with insights spanning private and external data sources,” said Sharmila Mulligan, CEO of ClearStory Data. “Jim brings decades of experience as a chief financial officer, including recently leading MobileIron from early stage to readying the company for its recent IPO. He’s an outstanding addition to ClearStory’s executive management team and I’m thrilled to have someone of Jim’s background part of our team as we enter into our next few stages of rapid growth.”
Buckley, a finance veteran, brings more than 30 years experience with both early- and late-stage companies to ClearStory Data. Prior to ClearStory, he oversaw mobile management provider MobileIron’s growth through their IPO and was Airespace’s CFO during Cisco Systems’ acquisition of the company. He also served as CFO with CyberSource Corporation (was on NASDAQ before being acquired by Visa) and Cygnus Solutions that was integrated into Red Hat.
“ClearStory Data is on the cutting edge of a powerful transformation that’s taking place in the front lines of business where users are searching for better ways to tap into more sources of data and drive deeper interactive and collaborative analysis. Simply put, organizations are in dire need of faster, more meaningful insights to keep up with their competition,” said Jim Buckley, CFO of ClearStory Data. “The company’s savvy team members have already built market-changing companies and ClearStory’s no different. They’re already seeing impressive customer demand from Global 2000 organizations and l look forward to helping navigate this huge market opportunity.”
About ClearStory Data
A Gartner Cool Vendor in Big Data for 2014, ClearStory Data is bringing next-generation Data Intelligence to everyone, in order to accelerate the way businesses get answers across any number of data sources. By dramatically simplifying data access to internal and external sources, harmonizing disparate data on-the-fly, and enabling fast, collaborative exploration, ClearStory Data’s end-to-end solution includes an integrated platform and incredibly simple user application. The company is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, DAG Ventures, Google Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). To keep up with how the world is becoming more Data Intelligent, visit www.clearstorydata.com and follow us on Twitter @ClearStoryData.