May 12, 2021 – Mercedes Chatfield-Taylor, managing partner of the private equity and venture capital practice at Caldwell, has placed Praveen Rangnath as the new chief marketing officer for private equity-backed Imply, a provider of self-service analytics. Mr. Rangnath is an experienced marketing leader across enterprise GTM and product-led growth. Previously, he was head of product marketing at Confluent, covering confluent platform, confluent cloud, product GTM strategy, solutions PMM, technical PMM, CP pricing/packaging, and strategic messaging. Mr. Rangnath led a team of 15 marketers, and together built a product marketing team in the world of enterprise software / infrastructure.. Before that, he was senior director industry/vertical product marketing at Splunk.
Business users, from front-line managers to executives, use Imply to interactively explore petabyte-scale, streaming datasets in order to quickly gain understanding, diagnose issues and take action. Imply’s cloud-native solution includes high-speed ingestion, instant query response, an intuitive drag-and-drop IU, and enterprise-grade management and security. Imply has operations in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and is backed by Andreesen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures and Geodesic Capital.
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Ms. Chatfield-Taylor runs Caldwell’s global venture capital and private equity practice. She focuses on executive-level search for high-growth technology companies, with…