Qlik has declared that its board named Mike Capone, previous COO of Medidata Solutions, as Qlik’s new CEO. Capone brings an important combination of client viewpoint, operational skill, and market center to Qlik.
Notwithstanding his broad involvement in high-development SaaS companies, Capone has direct involvement in utilizing the energy of information through analytics to change organizations and whole ventures, giving him the one of a kind foundation to lead Qlik’s main goal to be a pioneer in the analytics economy.
“I’ve seen how the smart use of data and analytics can have transformative effects on an industry, and I am excited to join a company that enables customers in every industry to re-think what’s possible,” said Mike Capone, CEO, Qlik. “Data is the currency of the future and companies who harness it best will differentiate and excel. With an ongoing investment in augmented intelligence, big data and the internet of things, coupled with its hybrid-cloud platform approach, Qlik is uniquely positioned to lead this new era.”
David Murphy, Qlik’s interim CEO, will return to his prior role as a board member of Qlik. “I have been fortunate enough to meet with many of Qlik’s customers during my tenure, and have been struck by how many talk about the complete transformation that was enabled through Qlik’s platform,” said Murphy. “I know that Mike truly understands that, and is the person that can take Qlik to the next level of leadership.”
“We are excited to have Mike join us on this mission to accelerate transformation through modern business intelligence solutions,” said Seth Boro, Qlik board member and a Thoma Bravo managing partner. “We also want to thank David Murphy for his interim leadership at the company, his continued service as a board member, and for acting as a special advisor to Mike in the near term.”
Most recently, Capone was the COO of Medidata Solutions, a traded on an open market supplier of SaaS analytics solutions to the human services, life sciences and pharma markets. At Medidata he assumed a critical part in its product development, data science, professional services and go-to-market operations. Capone was instrumental to boost Medidata’s strategy to give a far reaching cloud stage that use data and analytics to change clinical trials
Preceding Medidata, Capone held numerous senior administration positions at ADP, one of the world’s biggest B2B cloud services suppliers, conveying basic services to more than 600,000 companies and 39 million of their staff members around the world. These parts included CIO, Corporate Vice President of Product Development and SVP and General Manager of ADP’s worldwide outsourcing business. Capone conveys this one of a kind client point of view to Qlik, alongside the skill in scaling the IT operations of a noteworthy cloud business.
Capone was likewise extremely pulled in to the profoundly established culture of Corporate Social Responsibility at Qlik. He is on the board of the New Jersey Chapter of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and had beforehand led magnanimous establishments at both ADP and Medidata.