Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Fangjin is a co-author of the open source Druid project and a
co-founder of Imply, a San Francisco based technology company. Fangjin
previously held senior engineering positions at Metamarkets and Cisco.
He holds a BASc in Electrical Engineering and a MASc in Computer
Engineering from the University of Waterloo.
Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
Vadim is a co-founder and CPO at Imply, where he uses Plywood with
React to build open source UIs on top of Druid. Prior he worked as a
UI lead at Metamarkets (acquired by Snapchat). In 2011 he graduated
from Stanford University with a M.S. in Computer Science . At Stanford
he was part of the Data Visualization group where he contributed to
Protovis and D3.js. His open-source development is now focused on
Plywood and other Big Data visualization tools.
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Gian is a co-founder and CTO of Imply. Gian is also one of the main
committers of Druid. Previously, Gian led the data ingestion team at
Metamarkets and held senior engineering positions at Yahoo. He holds a
B.S. in Computer Science from Caltech.
Executive Vice President, Sales
Andy Sacks leads Imply Data’s global sales strategy and
implementation. With over 20 years of enterprise sales experience, at
numerous companies including GridGain, RedHat and JBoss, Andy brings
expertise in developing significant direct and indirect routes to
market across both pre and post sales organizations.
Head of Global Field Engineering
Rachel is here to make sure your experience with the Imply product is
delightful from the start. A “Big Data Geek-ette,” No stranger to the
world of high-performance databases and data warehouses, Rachel has
more than 20 years of business intelligence and data engineering
experience, and is a Cassandra, Vertica, Informix and Redbrick
certified DBA on top of her work with Druid. Rachel has an M.B.A. from
San Francisco State University and a B.A. in Mathematics from
University of California, Santa Cruz.
Head of Customer Success
Daniel has 15 years of customer success experience and building teams
at high-growth technology companies. Prior to joining Imply, he served
as Head of Customer Success for Qubole, where he helped found and grow
the organization by 20x. He began his career at Viewpoint software and
has built four customer success organizations since. Daniel holds a
B.A. in Political Science from Lewis & Clark College.
Head of Finance & Human Resources
Sheena is Imply's Head of Finance & People. She has built the finance
& HR functions, implemented new systems, and prepared the company for
ongoing rapid growth. Prior to Imply, Sheena held leadership roles at
AngelList and Metamarkets (acquired by SNAP); she started her career
in public accounting, and spent six years holding progressive roles
within Walmart’s HQ & eCommerce finance teams.
Executive Vice President, Marketing
Rick leads Imply’s marketing function. He joined the company with over
25 years of technology marketing experience. Previously, he built the
marketing team at StreamSets, an open core big data startup, ran
product marketing and outbound marketing at iPass, and held management
positions in marketing and product management at 3Com. Rick holds a
B.A. and M.B.A. from Stanford University.