Andy Palmer, CEO & Co-Founder, Tamr
Previously, Andy was co-founder and founding CEO of Vertica Systems, a pioneering big data analytics company (acquired by HP). During his career as an entrepreneur and thru his seed fund Koa Labs, Andy has served as founding investor, BOD member or advisor to more than 60 start-up companies in technology, healthcare and the life sciences. He also served as Global Head of Software and Data Engineering at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) and as a member of the start-up team and Chief Information and Administrative Officer at Infinity Pharmaceuticals. Additionally, he held positions at Bowstreet, pcOrder.com, and Trilogy.