Shaun Connolly Joins Hortonworks

I’m pleased to announce that Shaun Connolly has joined our executive management team as VP of Corporate Strategy. Shaun is a veteran enterprise software and open source executive that comes to us from VMware and previously held positions at SpringSource and JBoss.

As VP of Corporate Strategy, Shaun will be responsible for helping us to achieve our business objectives by guiding corporate strategy and identifying new market opportunities for Apache Hadoop.  Shaun will also play a critical role in helping us position and grow the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) as a next-generation enterprise data management solution, helping organizations maximize the value from the wealth of data flowing throughout their enterprise.

Welcome aboard Shaun!


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February 8, 2012 at 1:36 pm

This is great news for Hortonworks. Shaun is a ninja and a great person to have on your team. Can’t wait to see what Hortonworks is up to next.

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