Seasoned Technology Sales Executive Hired to Lead Company’s Aggressive Growth Strategy
MT VIEW, Calif. – April 30, 2013 — Think Big, the leading provider of data science and engineering services for Big Data and Big Analytics projects, announced today, that Chuck Palmer has joined as Vice President of Sales. A veteran sales executive with a proven history of success in services, Palmer will oversee and develop Think Big’s rapidly growing sales team, leveraging his two decades of technology sales experience.
“Chuck Palmer has an outstanding track record of building and managing high performance sales teams in the technology services sector and we are delighted to have him join our Think Big management team,” said Rick Farnell, co-Founder and President of Think Big. “His knowledge and expertise will have an immediate impact and we are looking forward to the many contributions he will make to our fast growing company.”
Prior to joining Think Big, Palmer spent the last decade at GlassHouse Technologies, where he was most recently the Area Vice President of Sales overseeing the eastern half of the U.S. and Canada. At Glasshouse, Palmer was an integral part of the company’s dramatic revenue and sales team growth. A Massachusetts native, Palmer earned a BS in Business Management from Bentley University in 1996.
“Think Big presents an amazing opportunity to join a rapidly growing company that is working with some of the largest and most innovative companies in the world,” said Chuck Palmer. “My primary goal is to build new relationships with clients and partners interested in working with an industry leader in big data analytics.”
Think Big, which recently announced a $3 million dollar seed round led by Angel Investor Daniel Scheinman with participation from WI Harper Group and a number of technology market visionaries, combines data science and data engineering to help enterprises drive value from their Big Data investments. The company is already working with leading brands such as Intel, Johnson & Johnson, and NASDAQ OMX and is using the funds to expand its data science, engineering and sales teams.
About Think Big: Think Big is purpose-built to enable customers to create value from Big Data. The company provides data science and engineering services to assemble custom applications that deliver business outcomes. Think Big collaborates with leaders to prioritize initiatives and generate value quickly with its proven “test and learn” methodology. The company was founded by former Quantcast and C-Bridge executives and is based in Mountain View, CA.