WHY: Newly appointed CEO for one of OC’s star tech firms; data analytics firm worth about $10B. Silicon Valley vet, prior stints included president role at Palo Alto Networks, internet security firm valued at $24B.
RECENT: Took new role in early October, had been on company’s board; prior chief executive and cofounder Dean Stoecker transitioned to executive chairman role as part of succession plan. Analysts expect Anderson’s history of scaling businesses will pay off well in new role.
QUOTABLE: “Digital transformation is accelerating globally and Alteryx’s product vision and strategic positioning align closely with the market convergence of people, process and data.”