We are Gemini Data
Unlock the Value of Big Data
Organizations have invested time and money in big data platforms. Teams can search and create reports with this data, but can they truly understand what is happening across the enterprise? To stay competitive, teams need to be knowledgeable and increase productivity. They need to be aware.
The Gemini team is experienced in building scalable enterprise software solutions. We understand the current data challenges clients face when trying to comprehend complex IT Data. We are passionate about delivering customer results.
Our motto is Stay Hungry, Stay Humble. We are direct, open, honest and out to transform the way organizations use AI to conduct analysis and transfer knowledge.
Tony Ayaz: Co-founder and CEO
Tony has built and scaled enterprise software companies for over 20 years from start-up to IPO. Tony was part of the early Splunk management team and led global sales including building the Public Sector. Tony is part of the founding team at Zoomdata serving on the board of directors and has been an angel investor in early stage startup companies including helping build FOUNDER.org to mentor college entrepreneurs. Tony's leadership experience expands across NovakBiddle Venture Partners (as EIR), Wily Technology (acquired by CA), BEA Systems (Oracle) and SoftChoice Corp. Tony resides in San Francisco, CA and is a graduate of the University of Arizona.
CHRIS SEYBOLD: CFO
Chris has spent 25 years heading up finance and operations at fast-growing Silicon Valley organizations in technology, services, and life sciences such as Infoseek (acquired by Disney), Pharsight (acquired by Tripos) and Peanut Labs (acquired by Research Now). Chris received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and has served on the Board of the Financial Executives International, San Francisco.
JON JUNG: SVP, SALES AND OPERATIONS
Jon has spent 15+ years in Enterprise Software space helping companies scale. Most recently, he held senior management roles with Splunk (IPO) and AppDynamics (Cisco). His specialty is in sales and operations where he has helped companies scale from start up to IPO. Jon received Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Franklin Pierce University and resides in the Bay Area.
BOB FOX: VP SOLUTIONS AND ALLIANCES
Bob has over 20 years of engineering experience in the software and hardware industry. In 2006, Bob joined Splunk as their second Solutions Architect. During his tenure at Splunk, Bob held several management roles dedicated to supporting customers globally. Bob also held leadership roles at Sun Microsystems and Veritas Software. Bob is a graduate of Ithaca College and resides in New York and San Francisco.
NAVIN GANESHAN: CPO
Navin is a product executive with a two decade career in bringing innovative and award-winning technology products to market. Prior to Gemini, as CPO at Zubie, he led the company's connected-car and developed its pioneering "internet of cars" data platform. As CPO of Centrifuge Systems, he led the company's analytics and visualization product line. At Network Solutions he held roles including Chief of Strategy, Products GM and head of Enterprise Data Services and BI.
HEATHER GADONNIEX: VP MARKETING
Heather has spent 15+ years bringing innovative technology to market and scaling organizations. She has held global leadership roles in marketing, sales, and product management at startups and multinational corporations. Prior to Gemini, she served as VP of Corporate and Product Marketing for Munich based technology company thinkstep (a Siemens Venture company), where she was a member of the executive leadership team. Earlier in her career, she was a Product Manager and led Strategic Development and Innovation at Underwriters Laboratories, where she helped transform the 100-year old organization into a thriving digital TIC industry powerhouse. She is also the co-founder of MindClick, a supply chain sustainability solutions company. Heather received a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in Global Sustainability and Marketing from the University of Pittsburgh.
CHIRADIP MANDAL: VP ENGINEERING
Chiradip is an amateur radio extra class, a sailor, and a technologist. He played various roles in technology world ranging from extreme coding, architecting, managing large distributed teams, and conceiving cool products. He also extensively contributed to various open-source projects and founded few startups. He was chief architect of several products at Cisco in the area of smart cities (CUSDF), managed services platform (CMS), and was chief technologist in cloudification of Identity Services Engine (ISE).
JOHNNY LIN: SVP, APAC
Johnny co-founded Gemini Data while working as Systex Corporation’s AVP of Splunk Lab. Today he leads Gemini's Asian Operations. Prior to Gemini, Johnny served as a managing director at Systex responsible for building an international presence in Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia. He developed reseller channels across Southeast Asia and drove the company’s data analytics business unit, which has acquired and serviced more than 400 joint customers with Splunk. He holds a BA in English Language & Literature from Fu Jen Catholic University.
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What our team Says
“Working with a team with years of empirical experience, enjoyable personalities, great leadership, and an overwhelming company spirit motivates me. I love building turnkey solutions for the future, driven by my passion for data and security.”
-Simon Balz, Product Manager
"I'm a self-admitted over thinker! I have tons of ideas and thoughts on how to make Gemini better and everybody wants to hear them - good or bad. It's what I love most about being here. You aren't chained to a process, a school of thought or a strategy that you don't believe in. Gemini hires purposefully....find the best people and let them do what they do, exactly how they do it!"
-Samantha Silva, Senior Client Executive
"Gemini Data has opened a new realm of opportunity and challenge for me. With such a strong culture of confidence the team, it creates a breeding ground for success and breakthrough. Gemini Data offers me a place to learn, contribute, and succeed all in one. I love it here."
-Seth Creasman, Engineering Project Manager
“This place allows me to bring my experience and expression while providing space to grow creatively. It is extremely empowering to be a part of such an experienced team and collaborate to build something incredible.”
-Douglas Welcome, Lead Digital Design