Sisense appoints Gilad Katz as Senior Vice President, Engineering
“I look forward to helping Sisense continue to expand and develop leading technologies that transform businesses around the world,” Katz said
“I am thrilled to bring my experience in engineering to the fast-growing, world-class team here at Sisense,” Katz said. “Sisense has incredible momentum and I am fortunate to join such an exceptional business that saw the need for the cloud early on. I look forward to helping Sisense continue to expand and develop leading technologies that transform businesses around the world.”
Katz has 20 years of experience in leading large-scale engineering both in enterprise SaaS companies as well as early-stage startups. In his most recent role leading the R&D teams at AppsFlyer, he grew the engineering department from 60 engineers to more than 300 and developed one of the industry’s top Cloud 100 mission-critical SaaS production systems. It brought the company more than $200 million in annual revenue and serves more than 12,000 customers and 6,000 technology partners.
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“Gilad is an innovative engineering leader with an impressive track record of scaling and leading high-performing teams and developing cloud-centric solutions that support large-scale production systems and serve customers’ most complex technical needs,” added Amir Orad, CEO of Sisense. “Gilad truly shares Sisense’s value to be customer-obsessed and his vast SaaS experience aligns with our mission to help businesses infuse analytics everywhere, at cloud scale.”
Sisense helps businesses infuse analytics everywhere through its AI-driven platform. Founded in 2004 by Guy Boyangu and Adi Azaria, it has raised almost $274 million over seven rounds. Notable investors include Bessemer Venture Partners, Insight Partners, Big-Tech R&D 50, and Genesis Partners. It has more than 2,000 customers including GitLab, UiPath, Tinder, Nasdaq, GE, Rolls Royce, and Philips Healthcare.