The chief executive officer (CEO) is the highest-ranked executive in a company. The CEO has many responsibilities, ranging from setting strategy and direction to configuring the company’s culture, values and behavior. The chief executive is also responsible for building an executive leadership team and allocating funds to match the company’s goals and priorities. Some CEOs have even more on their plate, especially those at the head of startups. Oftentimes they are responsible for more than just the traditional duties, and can include anything from brewing coffee to marketing their product.
Solutions Review has compiled this list of the 10 coolest business intelligence and data analytics CEOs based on a number of factors, including the company’s market share, growth trajectory and the impact each individual has had on its presence in what is becoming the most competitive global software market. Some of the top data and analytics CEOs have been with their respective companies since day one while others are serial entrepreneurs. One thing that stands out is the diversity of skills that these chief executives bring to the table, each with a unique perspective that allows their company to thrive.
... Bob Selfridge is the founder and CEO at TMMData. Since its founding in 2008, he has led the company with his goal of developing and delivering software that provides users across an organization with easy access to data from a variety of sources. In addition to leading the company as CEO, Bob also serves as the company’s chief technical officer, leading the vision for product strategy, design, and engineering. Bob is a software development veteran with over 20 years of experience building software, engineering and managing IT systems, maintaining data security, and integrating information infrastructures across organizations.