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.
Chiradip Mandal: CTO
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.
Michael is an innovator, entrepreneur and investor in early stage companies with the potential for positive impact. His own journey spans six startups including the IPO of Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK). Michael works with young innovators around the world through FOUNDER.org, a non-profit funding university graduates with world changing ideas. He is a Computer Science graduate from Drexel University and an MBA from the Wharton School and the inventor of several patents in big data, machine learning and transaction management.
Bob Ghoorah is the Founder of Quarry, an early stage venture capital fund based in Silicon Valley. Mr. Ghoorah has invested in both the enterprise and consumer sectors of the technology industry with a particular focus on software platforms. Some of Mr. Ghoorah’s representative investments include 42 Floors (acquired by Knotel), Aerospike, Bina Technologies (acquired by Roche), Bracket Computing, Copper (f/k/a ProsperWorks), Cvent (NYSE: CVT) (acquired by Vista Equity Partners), D2L, Drivin (acquired by KAR Auction Services), Fiverr, Frame (acquired by Nutanix), HighGround (acquired by Vista Equity Partners), Instahire, Loudcloud (NASDAQ: LDCL) (acquired by Electronic Data Systems), Napster, Opsware (NASDAQ: OPSW) (acquired by Hewlett Packard), RoBhat Labs, Rockmelt (acquired by Yahoo), GeminiData, Sidewire, Standard Treasury (acquired by Silicon Valley Bank), Trusted Insight, vArmour and Zoomdata.
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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, Director, Product Management
“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 Creaseman, 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, Creative Director