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Contexti Appoints Hitachi Veteran Mark Kay As Chairman

Contexti, a premier Big Data Analytics Managed Services, Support & Training company has today announced the appointment of Mark Kay as Chairman.

Mark Kay, Contexti Chairman (Photo: Business Wire)

Mark Kay, Contexti Chairman (Photo: Business Wire)

Mark is a 20+year veteran of Hitachi Data Systems where he held senior leadership roles based in the US and Asia Pacific.

Most recently, Mark was the Global Head of HDS Systems Integrator business. Prior to that, Mark's roles with Hitachi Data Systems included SVP of Asia Pacific, VP Global Sales, VP and GM Australia & New Zealand, General Manager South Asia and Country Manager New Zealand.

“We welcome Mark and are excited by what he brings to the Contexti team” said Sidney Minassian, Founder & CEO of Contexti. “Mark shares our vision in helping enterprises become data-driven, he has direct experience running businesses in the global markets we are pursuing and has served enterprise customers. All of this is immensely valuable to Contexti”.

Mark will provide strategic guidance to the executive team and will lead corporate development initiatives, supporting Contexti’s growth.

“I’m delighted to join Contexti. I think we are in a fabulous position offering enterprise customers highly attractive, low entry point Big Data Analytics solutions” said Mark Kay “I look forward to working with Sidney to continue growing Contexti into the market leader for Big Data Managed Services”.

About Contexti

Contexti is a premier Big Data Analytics Managed Services, Support and Training company. We Create Value from Data™.

Get insights-as-a-service with Contexti Platform™, cloud based Big Data Analytics Managed Service.

Ensure success with your in-house projects with Contexti Desk™ and Contexti Learn™, expert Support and Training Services for Hadoop, NoSQL and Data Science.

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