Dataiku appoints Adam Towns as Chief Financial Officer
Dataiku has announced the appointment of tech veteran Adam Towns as Chief Financial Officer. Towns, who previously took Mimecast through its successful IPO and oversaw a 15-fold increase in revenue, joins a rapidly scaling company with 60% year-over-year ARR growth, surpassing $150M in ARR.
“The demand will only continue to grow to empower anyone to run successful AI to make better decisions, solve complex problems, and run businesses more efficiently,” said Towns. “This massive market potential, combined with Dataiku’s already outstanding track record, culture, and team, made it an easy decision to come on board.”
Before joining Dataiku, Towns served as the CFO of Sisense, where he led the company’s global finance and business operations team. Before that, he was Senior VP of Strategic Finance and FP&A at Mimecast, managing the company through a successful IPO in 2015 and scaling the company globally from 100 employees and $30M in revenue to nearly 2,000 employees and over $500M in revenue.
Towns will lead Dataiku’s financial strategy and operations, focused on scaling its already thriving business.