Microsoft and Yahoo Engineering Veteran to Lead Continued Innovation of the Industry’s Leading Machine Data Analytics Platform
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – April 26, 2016 – Sumo Logic
, the leading cloud-native, machine data analytics service, today announced the appointment of Sandeep Khanna as vice president of engineering where he will lead research, development, operations and continued innovation of the company’s award-winning machine data analytics platform. Khanna is a 25-year veteran leading technology innovation and product development in digital advertising, analytics, infrastructure, operating system and distributed computing at companies such as Microsoft, Yahoo, WebMD and Sun Microsystems.
“Sumo Logic has made tremendous advances innovating on our cloud-native machine data analytics service, and as we continue to scale and deliver the innovative service our 1,000 plus and growing customer base expects, we’re excited to add Sandeep with his impressive pedigree to the team,” said Ramin Sayar, president and CEO for Sumo Logic. “Sandeep’s deep experience building highly scalable products, executing solutions from product definition to development and managing services is a perfect fit, as he understands the value Sumo Logic brings to customers and can help us expand and grow our service.”
Prior to joining Sumo Logic, Khanna was with Microsoft where he was responsible for all aspects of display advertising R&D, including product strategy, definition, creation and quality of service. Recently, he was responsible for the successful transition of the display platform to AOL. Before joining Microsoft, Khanna led Yahoo's product and technology teams responsible for defining the strategy, direction and execution of critical initiatives across areas of HotJobs, Shopping, Travel, Local, Right Media Exchange and Display Advertising Platform. Khanna has also held engineering leadership positions at WebMD and Sun Microsystems.
“The convergence of mega trends such as cloud, big data and security is putting data analytics as a key driver for digital transformation,” said Sandeep Khanna, vice president of engineering for Sumo Logic. “Over the past six years, Sumo Logic has built an enviable business that is well positioned to lead the market. I’m thrilled to join a world-class engineering team to help drive continued innovation of Sumo Logic’s advanced data analytics technology delivering real-time, continuous intelligence and value for our customers.”
Sumo Logic’s machine data analytics platform is the industry’s first to natively ingest, index and analyze structured metrics data and unstructured log data together in real-time. The platform unifies logs and metrics, transforming a variety of data types into real-time continuous intelligence for modern applications and business insights. In addition, Sumo Logic’s patented, advanced analytics technologies currently used for log data extends to time-series metrics to make correlating logs and metrics easy, instant, contextual and comprehensive. Now, Sumo Logic customers have instant access to the full analytics breadth for their modern applications – from code to end-user behaviors – to move with the speed and agility necessary to compete in today’s digital world.
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Sumo Logic is a secure, cloud-native, machine data analytics service, delivering real-time, continuous intelligence from structured, semi-structured and unstructured data across the entire application lifecycle and stack. More than 1,000 customers around the globe rely on Sumo Logic for the analytics and insights to build, run and secure their modern applications and cloud infrastructures. With Sumo Logic, customers gain a multi-tenant, service-model advantage to accelerate their shift to continuous innovation, increasing competitive advantage, business value and growth.
Founded in 2010, Sumo Logic is a privately held company based in Redwood City, CA and is backed by Accel Partners, DFJ, Greylock Partners, IVP, Sequoia Capital and Sutter Hill Ventures. For more information, visit www.sumologic.com