VANTIQ’s goal is to provide the best technology platform for Enterprises to digitize their business while keeping humans in charge. The latest technology advancements will usher in an era of greater change than the world has ever seen. VANTIQ’s products facilitate the transition to this highly complex, data-driven world.
The VANTIQ Team
VANTIQ’s management team has successfully delivered products to the market with experience in very high growth companies on multiple occasions. The team has a track record of identifying major market trends, developing technology solutions to capitalize on the opportunities, and bringing solutions to the market resulting in significant monetization events.
Marty Sprinzen, CEO
Marty Sprinzen is a visionary leader and successful software entrepreneur. The organizations he created and led have introduced some of the most innovative software solutions in the areas of systems management, relational databases, internet application development and currently, Smart Systems. Sprinzen founded and became CEO of VANTIQ Corporation. Prior to VANTIQ, he was CEO and co-founder of Forte Software, which was acquired for over $1B. He also served as VP of International Operations and VP of Engineering at Ingres and VP of Development at Candle Corporation. He holds a BSEE from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
Paul Butterworth, CTO
Paul Butterworth is a noted technology leader with a lengthy career of demonstrated innovation and business success. Past roles include founder and CTO of Emotive, where he conceived and designed the Emotive Cloud Platform for enterprise mobile computing, Architect at Oracle, Founder & CTO at AmberPoint where he directed the technical strategy for the AmberPoint SOA governance products, Distinguished Engineer and Chief Technologist for Sun Microsystems, and Founder and Chief Architect for Forte Software, an internet application development company. Paul also served as Chief Systems Architect at Ingres. Paul holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Computer Science from UC Irvine.
Brian Smith, Chief Revenue Officer North America
Brian Smith is a senior management executive with a 20-year track record of building high performance field sales operations in early-stage startup companies. He’s been a key contributor in a variety of sales and executive roles at Ingres, Forte Software, Vitria, Sun Microsystems, Lombardi Software, Vertica and Pivotal Software. At Pivotal, Brian’s top performing region worldwide went from $2m to $40m in less than 3 years. At Vertica, he grew commercial sales from 2 accounts to 60 in less than 3 years, leading to an exit with HP. Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at Gordon College.
Franz Aman, CMO
Franz Aman has more than 20 years of experience positioning products and companies in the space of analytics, big data and middleware. Most recently Franz was the senior vice president of Marketing Strategy and Operations at Informatica, where he was responsible for branding, global demand generation, marketing operations, content and digital marketing. He is the author of the book “The Marketing Data Lake” about the use of big data for marketing and has been frequent speaker at CMO forums, Strata Hadoop and other conferences. Previously, Franz held numerous executive positions in leading technology companies, including SAP, BusinessObjects, BEA Systems, SGI and Sun Microsystems. Franz holds a degree in Geophysics from the Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany.
Miguel Nhuch, Chief Business Development Officer
Miguel has 28 years of global sales and business development experience. During his career, Miguel has designed and implemented sales, go-to-market and local/regional/global partnership strategies, that resulted in strong revenue growth. Many of the companies were early stage startups, such as Ingres, Forte, Weblogic, EnCommerce, Nominum and Airspike. Prior to VANTIQ, Miguel was the VP for Latin America at Tableau Software, where he was responsible for driving significant overall growth of the region during his 5 year tenure. He holds degrees in Computer Science, Systems Engineering and Electrical Engineering.