David Richards is the CEO and co-founder of WANdisco, a data activation company working with the world's most data-heavy enterprises. WANdisco's technology overcomes typical bandwidth limitations to move unstructured data at scale from on premise and edge environments to the cloud with zero disruption or data loss.
David has a deep understanding of the technical challenges associated with moving and using data at scale to add business value. He currently works with global enterprises in telecom, automotive, manufacturing, and energy to continuously migrate fast-growing datasets to the cloud so they can fuel AI algorithms and drive revenue.
This contract win marks a significant moment for WANdisco and represents what is believed to be the largest ever data movement to cloud. It is the largest to date 'Commit to Consume' contract that we have signed and illustrates how we are aligning our business to the consumption models of our cloud and analytics partners.12 December 2021