Molecula Announces New Board Members and Top Industry Executives Join New Strategy Council
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Molecula, an enterprise feature store built for machine-scale analytics and AI, today announced the appointment of Julie Dodd and Clark Golestani to its Board of Directors and welcomed Adam Rogers as a Board Observer. The Company is also announcing the formation of a Strategy Council that includes eight seasoned operators, open-source experts, and industry veterans from the technology, financial services, life sciences, and telecommunications sectors.
“I am honored to welcome such esteemed, world-class leadership and innovative thinkers who bring the highest levels of technical, operational and entrepreneurial excellence to our mission,” said Higinio (“H.O.”) Maycotte, CEO of Molecula. “At a time when we are expanding into data-critical industries, we look forward to benefiting from their decades of expertise in their respective fields.”
New Board of Directors Appointments
Clark Golestani joins Molecula’s Board of Directors with more than 30 years of experience in health, life sciences, and technology. Golestani retired from Merck after 24 years of service, where he most recently was the President, Emerging Businesses and Global CIO, with responsibilities for Merck’s portfolio of dgital health services and solutions companies. Before joining Merck, Golestani was a principal at Oracle. Golestani currently serves as the managing director of C Sensei Group, LLC, an advisory services firm and as a member of the DIA – Science and Policy Advisory Council. He also serves as an independent director on the boards of several companies including CIOX Health, eMids, Sparta Systems, TruU, Inc., and Zapata Computing.
Adam Rogers is the former CEO of Ultimate Software and a pioneering force behind the first enterprise SaaS HCM solution. As CEO, he helped Ultimate Software scale to over $1.4B in revenue and guided an $11B take-private deal as well as a $22B merger one year later. Rogers will provide invaluable strategic guidance and counsel to Molecula’s Board of Directors.
Formation of the Strategy Council
To date, Molecula has appointed the following individuals as members of its Strategy Council:
Molecula is the enterprise version of Pilosa, an open-source distributed feature store with 2,100+ global users. Molecula was founded in 2019 and has offices in Austin, TX and Palo Alto, CA, with a mission to establish its feature store as the new standard for big data access.
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