Brian Stevens Joins Pentaho Board of Directors

Red Hat CTO will help guide Pentaho in delivering the industry leading analytics platform for Big Data, OEM and Cloud environments

July 17, 2012, — Delivering the future of business analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced that Brian Stevens, CTO and vice president, worldwide engineering, Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), was elected to the Pentaho Board of Directors. Stevens brings tremendous experience in cloud computing and software innovation to Pentaho at a time when the business analytics market is being transformed by a deluge of large and diverse data volumes, the mainstream adoption of cloud solutions, and need for interactive analysis.

“In his current role, Stevens spearheads global engineering for the world’s leading provider of open source solutions,” said Quentin Gallivan, CEO, Pentaho Corporation. “Stevens’ insights into the ever-changing software landscape will be invaluable as we continue to innovate the Pentaho Business Analytics platform with its unified business analytics, data integration and big data capabilities to meet the demands of big and disparate data environments.”

Stevens joined Red Hat's senior management team in 2001 and has been critical to the company's enterprise operating system, storage, and virtualization strategies. Stevens has responsibility for engineering globally, encompassing Linux®, virtualization, middleware, storage, and cloud computing.

“As the data fabric expands from traditional relational databases to encompass more unstructured data stores both within the enterprise and in the cloud, there’s a growing opportunity for Pentaho to integrate and help customers make sense of the information from these proliferating data stores,” said Stevens. “As a member of the Pentaho Corporation Board of Directors, I look forward to helping Pentaho continue to accelerate its growth in this dynamic portion of the software market.”

About Pentaho, a Hitachi Group company
Pentaho, a Hitachi Group company, is a leading data integration and business analytics company with an enterprise-class, open source-based platform for diverse big data deployments. Pentaho’s unified data integration and analytics platform is comprehensive, completely embeddable and delivers governed data to power any analytics in any environment. Pentaho’s mission is to help organizations across multiple industries harness the value from all their data, including big data and IoT, enabling them to find new revenue streams, operate more efficiently, deliver outstanding service and minimize risk. Pentaho has over 15,000 product deployments and 1,500 commercial customers today including ABN-AMRO Clearing, BT, EMC, NASDAQ and Sears Holdings Corporation. For more information visit www.pentaho.com.

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