About

Periscope Data is built by a small team of hackers working out of a warehouse in San Francisco. We love our customers, overpriced avocado toast, and that moment when a blip in the data makes you say, "wait a minute…"

Our Team

This Boise State grad recently made the trek back to the Bay Area! When she's not being on the sales floor, you can find her cracking jokes and making people laugh. She is an avid baker of anything sweet and her one true love is the Golden State Warriors!
Michael joins Periscope to help grow new business after serving in the US Air Force for 6 years flying on AC-130 Gunships. When he's not sleeping in his tent on the side of mountain, he's usually on his front porch playing guitar and drinking cheap coffee.
Be it perfecting his ski turns, mastering the standing bow pose or reinventing his sales process, Jake doesn’t stop until things are just right. He now brings this optimizing nature to Periscope Data, as well as his striking obsession of chicken wings.
Justin loves to build: assembling 1,000+ piece Lego sets with his kids, designing the next epic homebrew (beer) recipe, and scaling SaaS sales teams. He previously spent 8 years growing teams and revenue at New Relic and Successfactors.
The only thing Jen loves more than searching for top talent is cookie dough ice cream. In addition to satisfying her sugar craving and matchmaking at work, Jen enjoys jogging, traveling, and rooting for her favorite sports teams (Go Giants!)
A life long east coaster, Abby moved West to see what the tech scene in San Francisco was really all about. She’s thrilled she no longer has to reserve easy jogs, friendly tennis rallies and outdoor adventuring for just the summer months.
When Melanie is not interviewing candidates, you can find her enjoying a glass of wine (or three) at one of SF's phenomenal restaurants or hanging out with her pup, Bodie. She also loves broadway shows, and listens to the Hamilton cast album daily!
This Orange County native spent a year in Australia before settling into her creaky victorian apartment. When not exploring the SF foodie scene, she can be found on an elliptical, beachin’ it or reading at the dog park so she can pet other people's dogs.
Grace is Periscope Data's first Account Manager. She is passionate about building genuine relationships and helping customers find solutions to their problems. She is a yoga fanatic, loves to travel, and is obsessed with anything from the 90s.
Swimming brought me to the Bay, tech brought me to San Francisco. Originally from the great Pacific Northwest and as an avid sports junkie who loves to be outdoors, the Golden State seemed like the best possible fit!
Ulrik moved to San Francisco in 2016 from London. He was born in Denmark and prior to Periscope he worked in sales development positions at Box and Salesforce. He loves cooking and sampling adventurous food while traveling.
Aris comes from Malaysia and was lured to the Bay Area by the exciting tech scene here. Outside of work, he enjoys playing ice hockey and making things with 3D printing and Arduino chips, his proudest work being his self-watering garden.
Ilge moved to the Bay Area in 2010 for grad school, where she built machine learning tools for robots and more. She enjoys discovering anything related to space and computers, preferably while hiking up or skiing down the hills of California.
Clay hails from Kansas but has called the Bay Area home for over a decade. He lives in Berkeley with his wife and son. He loves table tennis. He co-founded a non-profit focused on electoral reform, and wants to save the world some day.
The warm glow of Edison bulbs and black chalkboard menus call to Leon like the song of the Sirens. Leon found his love of data while analyzing pharmaceutical formularies and joins Periscope to share his passion of numbers with the world.
From cattle-ranching in Idaho to selling software in San Francisco, Tanner has covered a broad spectrum. He is an avid Skier, loves playing soccer, and will welcome any challenger to a game of ping-pong.
A Boston native and professional wanderer, Hamza found his love for data by analyzing country reports and being an obsessive quantified-selfer. When his head isn't in a book, Hamza runs marathons and is well qualified for long walks on the beach.
Rose was born and raised in sunny South Bay and moved up north to run the hilly SF streets. She previously designed and built tools at Informatica and is excited to be thrown into the world of web.
Tal grew up in Southern CA and, after some time in Seattle, moved down to the Bay Area. He previously worked on scaling Twitter's authentication service. You can challenge him to a tennis match or a game of go. He won't get too mad if he loses.
Katie spent all of 2015 traveling to 7 continents, but the sun, cuisine, and innovation brought her back home. She enjoys playing field hockey, chasing her pet chinchillas, and providing customers with a world-class sales experience.
Sangeeta is a design enthusiast at heart who strives to create simple and useful design. In a parallel world, She is an Indian classical dancer and likes to travel and consume all things related to art history.
Mark is a recovering Canadian political staffer who joined Periscope Data to help supercharge their pipeline. His interests include "crushing it", high fives, eating oysters, and self-deprecating humor.
Whether it's surrealism painting, amateur photography, traveling solo, or running errands with her "son" (pet bunny, Peanut), Deanna is drawn to anything out of the ordinary, much like Periscope's unique and powerful insights.
Alex moved from Michigan to the Bay Area in 2012 where he found the wonderful world of software sales. Despite moving across the country, his hobbies stayed the same, playing hockey three times a week and golf when the weather permits.
Charlotte grew up in the cold winters of Chicago and is thrilled to be in sunny San Francisco with Periscope Data! She graduated from the University of Michigan and loves writing SQL queries and introducing people to coding and crafts.
A Bay Area native who landed in the tech industry by chance. Lisa has a masters in GSD, is fluent in sarcasm and suffers from FOMO. When she's not tinkering with Salesforce, she's bullying boys on the soccer field or hanging with family & friends.
Lisa is everyone's go-to resource at Periscope Data and makes sure we're moving as smoothly as the product. As a California native she would never give up San Francisco, sunny beaches or ocean sunsets.
Brunches, beaches, and big data: what more do you need? Ashley moved to San Francisco for the fast paced city life and start-up culture. Aside from being at Periscope Data, you can find this dog mom going on walks in the bay with her puppy, Bay.
Rachel is excited to share Periscope Data's mission with new prospects. After growing up in San Diego and spending four years in Dallas, she's integrating well with the dynamic SF lifestyle, even if she refuses to say the word "hella."
Mike joined Periscope to bring speed to the world of data scientists and analysts. When he's not at Periscope Data, you can find him playing the beautiful game, quoting Dave Chappelle, or enjoying an IPA. Frequently doing all three at the same time.
Jon firmly believes in the power of data and is excited to help Periscope Data spread the love. Outside of work, he nerds out over languages and gets excited to practice Spanish in the 94110 (con un montón de tacos, obvio).
Nicole has a wanderlust and has visited more than 20 countries. At Periscope Data she gets to connect with companies all over the world, sharing how Periscope Data can help them easily visualize key data trends and make better strategic decisions.
Joe joined Periscope Data to build the Sales Development team. He enjoys any combination of golf, BBQ, beaches, and craft beer (preferably all of the above).
Jerry loves building high growth sales teams (e.g. Box and Successfactors). He also closely follows the Oregon Ducks, since he went there before it was cool (read: they weren't very good back then) and it makes him feel like a trend setter.
After surviving 4 cold winters at Cornell, Caroline hurried back to the sunshine of her native Golden State! She remains a loyal Laker fan despite the Warrior-mania, and is excited to help businesses make better decisions with Periscope Data!
An East Bay transplant, Chris joins Periscope Data to spread his love of all things data. If he isn't sharing the hottest tips for making dashboards magical, you'll find him outside droning and taking photos.
From LA to SF, Mike has always loved the West Coast. When he's not on the phone with a customer, you can find him outside either in the mountains or near the beach.
Having experimented with philosophy, music, biomedical and electrical engineering, Skylar found her passion in software engineering. While still remaining an adventurous spirit, she holds fast to the motto 'in data we trust'.
Sunny loves learning new things and sharing them with people, which is why she is now at Periscope Data! Previously, she graduated from Princeton and then worked in finance to practice reading the mind of the Federal Reserve.
Arthur is a Bay Area Native who moved back from college in Arizona to escape the heat. He comes to Periscope Data with a passion for building sales teams from the ground up and is considered a burrito connoisseur.
Andreas moved to San Francisco to chase his startup dreams with Frenvu. Following his backend work with algorithm design, he joined Periscope Data to help others find the fun side of data. He consumes anything hockey related.
Rya moved to SF lured with the promise of lots of data. She quickly fell in love with Periscope, and the rest is history. At Periscope, she turns her inquisitive mind towards product management and making Periscope the analytics tool of the future.
Austin almost became a computer architect but in the nick of time moved to California to study data analytics. Previously he helped build science pipelines at Quantifind & Stanford, and is now excited to be engineering at Periscope.
This born and bred New Yorker moved cross country to San Francisco to live in the heart of the tech community. With a tenured history in digital ad sales he left Yelp to help build the future of sales at Periscope.
Originally from the Northwest, Michael is a huge Seahawks fan. He started his tech career at Hoopla Software where he sold sales gamification and engagement software. At Periscope Data he is helping to build the sales department.
After leaving Google to join Periscope Data, Jason promptly began rebuilding Periscope Data's backend services in Go. Before Google, Jason was lord of backend engineering at SF-based startup Tokbox.
Ganz joined Periscope Data from Google, where he ran dozens of A/B tests on the search results page, generating billions in new revenue. At Periscope Data he hacks on all levels of the stack.
Periscope Data was started in Tom's apartment, where he built the first version of the product in a weekend. He leads Periscope Data's engineering efforts, and holds the coveted customer-facing bugfix record. (10 minutes!)
Harry makes sure Periscope Data has money in the bank, the best team on the field, and a grand vision for empowering data scientists the world over. In his spare time he still checks in a little code, much to the annoyance of the other engineers.

Our Investors

We're backed by two of the best venture capital firms in Silicon Valley.