8 November 2018

AtScale Adds A.I. and Machine Learning Executive as Chief Product Officer

AtScale Adds A.I. and Machine Learning Executive as Chief Product Officer

Atscale today announced that Scott Howser has joined as Chief Product Officer.  Mr. Howser joins AtScale from DataRobot, the industry leader in Automated Machine Learning, where he was responsible for the integration of Nutonian (acquired by DataRobot).  Scott has held executive leadership positions in a number of analytics and machine learning companies over the last 15 years.

Prior to DataRobot, Scott served as the President & CEO of Nutonian, helping guide the A.I. and Machine Learning company from the original beta to mission critical enterprise software relied upon by the Fortune 100.  As a product and marketing executive, Scott has been responsible for similar functions at Hadapt (acquired by Teradata), Vertica (acquired by HP) and Acopia (acquired by F5 Networks).

"AtScale has an unprecedented market opportunity," commented Howser.  "Enterprises are consistently looking for ways to simplify and accelerate their data architectures while enabling transformation and advanced analytics."

"AtScale's vision for the Intelligent Data Fabric enables enterprises to accelerate the introduction of advanced A.I. and Machine Learning technologies like DataRobot within all of their analytical endeavors.  I look forward to collaborating with Scott and the AtScale team on ways we can partner to further customer adoption of our complementary solutions," said Jeremy Achin, Founder and CEO DataRobot.

"Scott's experience in the A.I. and Machine Learning space are the perfect complement to our deep analytics and data management roots within AtScale," said Chris Lynch, Executive Chairman, AtScale.  "We've only scratched the surface of our capabilities, I'm excited to have Scott join the team and help accelerate our vision and execution."