Veteran Technology Executive Brings Deep AI/ML Experience to Lead Strategy for Expanding Semantic Layer Solutions for Enterprise AI
BOSTON — January 11, 2022 — AtScale, the leading provider of semantic layer solutions for modern business intelligence and data science teams, today announced the appointment of Gaurav Rao to the newly created position of executive vice president and general manager of machine learning and AI. Rao joins the AtScale executive team to define and lead the business that extends the company’s semantic layer platform to address the rapidly expanding set of enterprise AI and machine learning applications.
Most recently, Rao served as VP of Product at Neural Magic – innovators in software acceleration for deep learning utilizing sparse model architectures. Previously, he served in a number of executive roles at IBM spanning product, engineering, and sales that were focused on taking cutting edge data science, machine learning, and AI products and solutions to market; specializing in model training, serving, mlops, and trusted AI in the context of driving business outcomes for enterprise applications. He is also an advisor to data and AI companies including DataRobot, an AI Cloud leader.
“Gaurav’s deep experience in AI/ML augments AtScale’s expertise in BI, analytics, and data engineering,” said Christopher Lynch, executive chairman and chief executive officer, AtScale. “This is an exciting time for AtScale, and he will play a key leadership role as we increase our focus on the convergence of artificial intelligence and traditional business analytics.”
“After spending almost 20 years in data, ML and AI, I am excited to be joining a team focused on a truly transformational technology,” said Rao. “The semantic layer is the missing link in creating scalable data strategies that can feed AI/ML models and connect model-generated insights to decision makers. AtScale is at least five years ahead of anyone else looking at this problem. I am thrilled to be coming on board at this important time.”
AtScale enables smarter decision-making by accelerating the flow of data-driven insights. The company’s semantic layer platform simplifies, accelerates, and extends business intelligence and data science capabilities for enterprise customers across all industries. With AtScale, customers are empowered to democratize data, implement self-service BI and build a more agile analytics infrastructure for better, more impactful decision making. For more information, please visit www.atscale.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.
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