InterSystems Appoints Scott Gnau to Head of Data Platforms Business Unit

Industry veteran to lead development and sales for InterSystems IRIS
data platform

a global leader in information technology platforms for health,
business, and government applications, today announced the appointment
of Scott Gnau to head of the company’s Data Platforms business unit. In
his new role, Gnau will oversee the new InterSystems IRIS™ family of
data platforms.

Gnau brings more than 20 years of experience in the data management
space helping lead technology and data architecture initiatives for
enterprise-level organizations. He joins InterSystems from Hortonworks,
where he served as chief technology officer. Prior to Hortonworks, Gnau
spent two decades at Teradata in increasingly senior roles, including
serving as president of Teradata Labs.

“In addition to his deep industry experience, Scott comes to us with a
true passion for serving customers with innovative solutions,” said
Terry Ragon, CEO of InterSystems. “As the new vice president for our
flagship data platform, he will help guide the future of the product –
and, by extension, guide our customers to a new era of digital

As the leader for the Data Platforms business unit, Gnau will oversee
the strategy, engineering, and sales for the company’s core technology,
which is used by industries ranging from financial services to logistics
and manufacturing to manage massive amounts of mission-critical data.

, the company’s flagship product, is a complete, unified data
platform that helps companies to simplify and accelerate the
development, deployment, and maintenance of mission-critical and highly
reliable applications. Its first specialized edition, InterSystems
IRIS for Health
, empowers healthcare organizations with a unified
data platform engineered specifically for the rapid development of
healthcare applications to manage the world’s most critical data,
combining analytical and transaction processing with native
interoperability for all data types.

“InterSystems is leading the way in operational database management,
from healthcare and financial services to logistics and beyond,” said
Gnau. “I’m thrilled to have the unique opportunity to join a successful
company that has consistently driven new innovations in the market to
benefit both developers and end users.”

About InterSystems

InterSystems is the information engine that powers some of the world’s
most important applications. In healthcare, finance, government, and
other sectors where lives and livelihoods are at stake, InterSystems has
been a strategic technology provider since 1978. InterSystems is a
privately held company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA),
with offices worldwide, and its software products are used daily by
millions of people in more than 80 countries. For more information,
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