Plotly, an interactive data visualization company, has named Gary Young as SVP, Global Sales. He joins Plotly after serving as Vice President, America for Alfresco.
He served as the sales and customer advocacy leader for the America’s region at Alfresco, responsible for leading and scaling America’s sales organization. Before joining Alfresco, he served as Global VP, Sales & Services at TIBCO (via acquisition of Dell Statistica), and Head of Business Analytics at Adobe. Prior to that, he worked at SAP as Global Vice President (Americas), Head of BI & SAP Customer Shared Services (Germany), and Global Head of Presales (France/UK).
Earlier in his career, Gary served as Regional Vice President at Hyperion where he led sales, consulting, business development and presales - with full P&L responsibility for North America’s Western region. Before that he served at SAS Institute for nearly a decade, most recently as Senior Director leading global organization for business intelligence, analytics and platform technologies. He was responsible for building global market leadership in business intelligence and analytics. He joined SAS Institute from Coastal Physician Services. Gary started his career at KPMG LLP as an Auditor and Business Consultant for Healthcare, Financial Services and Retail industries.
Plotly is a technical computing company with offices in Montréal, Canada and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Plotly creates leading open source tools for composing, editing, and sharing interactive data visualization via the Web. Plotly’s collaboration servers (available in cloud or on-premises) allow data scientists to showcase their work, make graphs without coding, and collaborate with business analysts, designers, executives, and clients. Plotly leads digital transformation at some of the world's largest companies using Python, R, and React. By applying cutting-edge Web technology to scientific computing and BI, we're preparing industries for their next 20 years of data-driven growth. Along the way, Plotly has democratized access to world-class, scientific software through open-source - enabling a new generation of scientists, engineers, and companies to collaboratively tackle new challenges. Plotly’s libraries have been downloaded more than 5 million times in every country in the world.