Forbes Recognizes Paxata As #1 Company To Work For In Big Data And Business Analytics


Paxata continues to dominate market, topping Forbes List
and 2016 SF Business Times Best Bay Area Employers

Redwood City, Calif. – May 16, 2016 – Paxata, provider of the only enterprise-grade self-service data preparation platform, today announced that it was ranked first in the Forbes Best Big Data And Business Analytics Companies To Work For In 2016. This is an impartial ranking derived from the CRN 2016 Big Data 100: 30 Coolest Data Management Vendors relative to Glassdoor reviews.

This comes on the heels of Paxata being recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area 2016 by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. The rankings honor Bay Area companies that have exceptional workplaces and value the contributions of their employees. Paxata’s valued customer, New Relic, and partner Cloudera were also among the winners.

“In 2015, we had huge growth in revenue, amazing customer success and product delivery, and I am excited and humbled to be recognized by Forbes among this respected peer group. In a highly competitive market, we continue to attract and retain world-class talent by focusing on innovation, rewarding quantifiable results and developing careers, without compromising our core values,” said Paxata CEO and Founder Prakash Nanduri. “Four years ago, we pioneered the self-service data preparation market and continue to lead it across every dimension. This recognition belongs to all Paxatans, our amazing customers and partners – THANK YOU!”

“In a short time, Paxata has made tremendous progress – they pioneered the self-service data preparation market, delivered the only enterprise-grade platform in the industry that delivers to the needs of both business and IT, and have earned the business of the leading financial services, CPG and retail customers across the globe,” said Sanju K. Bansal, CEO of Hunch Analytics. “Simultaneously, the team has grown over 100% in the past year and has expanded its presence globally. This recognition is truly outstanding and I congratulate the team on their achievements.”

Each year, the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal compile the list based on employee surveys that measure worker satisfaction across several areas, including personal growth, workplace environment, collaborative culture, management practices and effectiveness, solid compensation and benefits offerings and other amenities. The Winners of each category were unveiled on April 19, 2016 at the awards program.

About 2016 Bay Area Best Places to Work
Best Places to Work is an innovative publication and awards program produced by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. The rankings were determined by surveys that went directly to employees who answered a series of questions. The survey was administered online by the employers and through a service provided by Quantum Workplace, the publication’s research partner. The rankings are numeric based on Quantum’s scoring process. By ranking companies and sharing best practices, the award facilitates idea sharing that helps other companies learn from the best.

About Paxata
Paxata is the only Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform for the enterprise. Paxata’s platform provides an interactive, analyst-centric data prep experience powered by a unified set of technologies designed from the ground up for comprehensive data integration, data quality, semantic enrichment, collaboration and governance. Information-driven organizations who want to make data worth analyzing use Paxata to explore, clean, shape, and combine all the data they need into rich AnswerSets™ which power ad hoc, operational, predictive and packaged analytics.

Paxata’s platform, built on Apache Spark and optimized to run in Hadoop environments, leverages distributed computing, machine learning and a dynamically visual workspace that promotes transparent governance and ad hoc collaboration. Paxata data prep, powered by IntelliFusion™, is designed to eliminate the need for coding, scripting and sampling. The solution is available as a service, and can be deployed in AWS virtual private clouds or within Hadoop environments at customer sites.

Paxata is headquartered in Redwood City with offices in New York, Ohio and Washington DC. Visit, follow @Paxata, connect on, follow us at and watch us on


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