Raymie  Stata

Raymie Stata

SVP of Big Data Services SAP SE

Raymie Stata is SVP of Big Data Services at SAP SE. He was formerly founder and CEO of Altiscale, a startup offering a cloud-hosted platform for “Big Data” processing, which was acquired by SAP in September, 2016.

Prior to starting Altiscale, Stata worked at Yahoo!, Inc., where he rose to the position of Chief Technical Officer over a period of seven years. At Yahoo, he played an instrumental role in the development of Yahoo!'s infrastructures for algorithmic search, display advertising, and cloud computing. He also helped set Yahoo's Open Source strategy and initiate its participation in the Hadoop project. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Stata founded Stata Laboratories, maker of the Bloomba search-based e-mail client, which he sold to Yahoo! in 2004. He's also worked for Digital Equipment's Systems Research Center, where he contributed to the AltaVista search engine, and was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at UC Santa Cruz. Stata received his PhD in Computer Science from MIT in 1996.