Co-Founder, Chairman, CEO, Alteryx
WHY: Runs data analytics software company Alteryx, AI-focused platform that lets workers turn data into actionable business solutions. Irvine-based company founded in 1997 has been growing 50% a year with $253.6M in revenue last year. On the Business Journal’s 2019 OC 50.
RECENT: Joined the billionaire ranks when the company’s share price reached what was then an all-time high in July. Keynote speaker for Business Journal’s Innovator of the Year Awards.
QUOTABLE: “It’s an awesome gig. I’m 62 years old. I get up in the morning, I read the obituaries and if I don’t see my name, I come to the office,” said in July.