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In the people movement category we learned … Kinetica, provider of the fast next-generation analytics database, announced the appointment of Paul Appleby as chief executive officer as the company accelerates momentum in enabling real-time applications for greater business value. Appleby has spent his career successfully building and leading global teams for industry brands and startups alike, most recently at BMC Software as president, worldwide sales and marketing. Prior to BMC Software, he also held executive leadership roles at Salesforce, C3 IoT, and Siebel Systems … BackOffice Associates, a leader in information governance and data stewardship solutions, today announced the appointment of technology visionary William (Bill) D. Green as its new Chairman of the Board. Green previously served as CEO and Chairman of Accenture and holds noteworthy board roles at major companies such as Dell EMC and S&P Global. David Booth, BackOffice Associates’ former Chairman of the Board, will remain on the board of directors and continue serving as CEO … GoodData has strengthened its executive leadership team with the appointment of two industry veterans to drive and execute the leading embedded analytics company’s go-to-market strategy. The company is focusing on global growth and continuously improving its Platform-as-a-Service analytics offerings. James Smith has joined the company as chief marketing officer, bringing more than 25 years of global marketing expertise to GoodData. Prior to joining, Smith led marketing teams at OneLogin and Sitecore and was responsible for lead generation, branding, product marketing, and all aspects of online marketing. Garry Olah has also joined GoodData, as the company’s senior vice president of business development, with more than 30 years of expertise in sales, marketing, and business development. Prior to joining GoodData, he worked as the vice president of business development at Coho Data, Apprenda, and Citrix.