Alan Jacobson

Alan Jacobson

Irvine-based data analytics software maker Alteryx will help government and healthcare agencies who are their clients analyze data to help curb the coronavirus pandemic, said Alan Jacobson, chief data and analytics officer.

“We’re in the early days, but we’ll see where some of those conversations go,” Jacobson said.

The said common customer interactions can lead to specific requests on thornier issues, “when they have an analytic challenge [to] see if we can provide any assistance,” he told the Business Journal Wednesday.

“If they need assistance, we stand ready.”

Alteryx (NYSE: AYX) shares were down about 4% in midday trading to a $5.4 billion market cap. Many OC public companies were down in double-digits and markets generally about 8% on international border closings and ongoing coronavirus concerns.