InfluxData Expands Executive Team

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San Francisco, CA, January 24, 2017 – InfluxData, the premier real-time monitoring and analytics platform provider, and the company behind the leading open source platform for time series data, has announced two additions to its executive management team: Tim Hall, as Vice President of Products and Mark Herring, as Chief Marketing Officer.

“I am excited to welcome Tim and Mark to InfluxData,” said Evan Kaplan, Chief Executive Officer of InfluxData. “Both are proven leaders in their respective fields, both have a deep open source background, both have a wealth of experience building products and marketing them to developers and architects, and most importantly both have the energy to propel InfluxData to a leadership role as the platform for building IoT, monitoring and real-time analytics applications on.”

Before InfluxData, Hall was Vice President of Product Management at Hortonworks, a leading innovator of open and connected data platforms. Hall brings over 25 years of experience having worked at Oracle, HP, Talking Blocks, and other system integrators. Hall is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College.

“The InfluxData team’s focus on optimizing for developer happiness has given their users the fastest time to value while delivering tools that are a joy to use,” said Hall. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to join this talented team and I am eager to contribute my expertise as we take the company to the next level.”

Herring is a zealous marketer who believes that the road to marketing success always leads through the developer. Prior to InfluxData, Herring was Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Developer Marketing at Hortonworks where he grew the developer community by over 40x. Herring brings over 20 years of relevant marketing experience from his roles at Software AG, Sun, Oracle, and Forte Software. Herring holds a BS Degree from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.

About InfluxData

InfluxData is the premier real-time monitoring and analytics platform provider. Customers use InfluxData’s products to deliver the visibility and insight into log, metric, IoT, and sensor data to provide an always-on single consolidated view of their data. InfluxData provides a comprehensive platform that supports the collection, storage, visualization and alerting of time-series data. InfluxData is an active contributor to the open source community with projects Telegraf, InfluxDB, Chronograf and Kapacitor (TICK). InfluxData is a Y Combinator success story, backed by Battery Ventures, Trinity Ventures, Mayfield and Bloomberg Beta. Based in San Francisco, Influx Data serves more than 200 customers, including eBay, Mozilla, Barclay’s, and NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology). For more information visit: or follow InfluxData on Twitter @influxdb.