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Sisense

Sisense

A software company offering a platform for data analysts and data engineers to transform data into actionable business insights.

Sisense is a software company offering a platform for data analysts and data engineers to transform data into actionable business insights that is headquartered in New York City, New York and was founded in 2004 by Elad Israeli, Eldad Farkash, Aviad Harell, Guy Boyangu, and Adi Azaria.



The Sisense data analytics platform uses an open single-stack architecture, it own in-chip technology, machine learning, bots, and the internet of things (IoT). The companies platform allows users to merge data, analyze data, deploy data solutions locally, on a private cloud, or a hybrid of both private cloud and local deployment, embed their platform in other data analytics applications, and implement data governance structures. 



The company is strategic partners with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Snowflake, and Google BigQuery.

Funding

Series A

On July 13, 2010 Sisense completed their series A funding round with $4 million in funding from Opus Capital, Genesis Partners, and Eli Farkash. The company plans on using their series A funding to increase sales and marketing of its product within the United States and to make product improvements. 

Series B

On April 3, 2013 Sisense completed their series B funding round with $10 million in funding from Battery Ventures (lead investor), Opus Capital, and Genesis Partners. At the time of receiving their series B funding Sisense had 37 employees and plans on using their funding to increase the number of employees they have up to 70 by 2014. 

Series C

On June 12, 2014 Sisense completed their series C funding round with $30 million in funding from DFJ Growth (lead investor), Battery Ventures, Genesis Partners and Opus Capital. The company plans on using their series C funding to increase the sales of their business intelligence platform. the CEO of Sisense, Amit Bendov, made the following public comment regarding the companies series C funding round:

We are honored by DFJ Growth’s confidence in our ground-breaking approach to business analytics. DFJ Growth has a reputation for identifying leading companies with disruptive technologies, such as Box, DataStax, SolarCity, SpaceX, Tesla Motors, Twitter, Yammer and other visionary leaders in its portfolio. We look forward to continuing to disrupt the status quo and shake up the archaic world of BI.

Series D

On January 7, 2016 Sisense completed their series D funding round with $50 million in funding from Bessemer Venture Partners (lead investor), DFJ Growth (lead investor), Battery Ventures, Genesis Partners and Opus Capital. The company plans on using their series D funding to expand globally beyond the United States market. 

Series E

Sisense announced the close of their series E funding round with a total raised amount of $80 million. Insight Venture Partners led the round which included participation from Battery Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, DFJ Growth, Genesis Partners and Opus Capital. Their plans for the funding include adding 500 employees to offices in New York, Tel Aviv, Kiev, Tokyou and Arizona, and focus on their international growth with the new employees intended to help with customer success and field engineering.

Acquisitions

On May 14, 2019 Sisense announced the acquisition of Periscope Data. They suggested the acquisition would allow Sisense to create a complete data science and analytics platform. Neither company disclosed the purchase price.

Timeline

December 14, 2019

Data Management in the MultiCloud Analytics Era

November 18, 2019

Sisense Expands C-Suite with the Addition of Two Public Company Veterans - CRO and CFO.

May 14, 2019

Sisense announced today that it has acquired Periscope Data to create what it is calling a complete data science and analytics platform for customers.

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People

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Role
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Amir Orad

Chief Executive Officer and Board Member



April Barnoy

VP Global Sales Development



Aviad Harell

Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder



Boaz Farkash

VP Product



Brian Gumber

Chief Revenue Officer



Brian Robins

Chief Financial Officer



Danny Essner

VP Revenue Marketing



Eyal Tocker

VP Sales, EMEA & APAC



Gali Kedar

VP Customer Success



Guy Boyangu

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder



Guy Levy-Yurista

Chief Strategy Officer



Harry Glaser

Chief Marketing Officer



Jeff Dyer

General Manager and VP Enterprise Sales, NA



Jim Rich

Global VP Sales



Leon Gendler

VP Research and Development



Michelle Herman

VP Corporate Marketing and Brand



Nurit Shiber

Chief People Officer



PeggySue Werthessen

VP Product Go-To-Market



Scott Malish

VP Business Operations



Shelly Landsmann

VP, Cloud Alliances & GTM Development



Tom O'Neill

Chief Cloud Officer



Yair Areli

VP Corporate Sales, NA & East



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Data Management in the MultiCloud Analytics Era



Web



Periscope Data + Sisense. The Comprehensive Business Analytics Solution

Harry Glaser

Web

May 14, 2019

Sisense analytics platform update features AI, data prep tool

Eric Avidon

Web

December 03, 2019

SQL Analytics: the Foundation of Business Intelligence l Sisense



Web



Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Sisense - Simplifying Business Intelligence for Complex Data

October 30, 2017

Sisense Product Highlights

April 3, 2018

Sisense: What is a builder?

October 28, 2019

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