- After less than three and a half years in the position
- Praise, thanks and good wishes for Anderson
- Kevin Rubin taking over temporarily
- Anderson kept it short and said 51 words
(exechange) — Irvine, California, January 26, 2024 — Mark Anderson, chief executive of Alteryx, leaves his position. As announced by Alteryx Inc. in a news release on Friday, January 26, 2024, Mark Anderson leaves his post as chief executive officer at the analytics cloud platform company, after less than three and a half years in the role.
The exact date of Mark Anderson’s departure from his post was not explicitly given in the announcement.
Mark Anderson’s duties as CEO will be taken over temporarily by Kevin Rubin, most recently Chief Financial Officer at Alteryx Inc., as Interim Chief Executive Officer.
Alteryx, Inc. still listed Anderson as Chief Executive Officer on the leadership page of its website shortly after the leadership-change announcement was published.
“To pursue other professional opportunities”
The management change is explained as follows. Alteryx stated: “Rubin succeeds Mark Anderson, who has stepped down as CEO and from the Board of Directors to pursue other professional opportunities.”
Precise information regarding Mark Anderson’s future plans was not immediately available.
Alteryx said: “Rubin succeeds Mark Anderson, who has stepped down as CEO and from the Board of Directors to pursue other professional opportunities.”
Share price decline since January 2021
The announcement follows a decline in Alteryx Inc.’s share price of 57% since January 2021.
In the position of CEO since 2020
Mark Anderson became CEO of the Company in 2020.
Mark Anderson has served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since October 2020 and as a member of the Company’s board of directors since October 2018.
Anderson has served as Executive Chairman of Neosec, Inc., an automated behavioral analytics software company, since April 2020.
Prior to joining the Company, Anderson served as an Advisor of Palo Alto Networks, Inc., a cybersecurity company, from November 2018 to March 2019, and as the Chief Growth Officer of Anaplan, Inc., a cloud-based planning software company, from August 2019 to February 2020. Anderson served as President of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. from August 2016 to November 2018.
Previously, Anderson served at Palo Alto Networks, Inc. as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations from May 2016 to August 2016, and as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations from June 2012 to May 2016.
From October 2004 to May 2012, Anderson served in several roles, including as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales, for F5 Networks, Inc., an IT infrastructure company.
Anderson has served on the board of directors of Cloudflare, Inc. since August 2019.
Anderson holds a B.A. in Business and Economics from York University in Toronto.
51 words by Mark Anderson
In the release announcing his departure as CEO of Alteryx Inc., Mark Anderson received praise, thanks and good wishes.
In announcing his departure, Mark Anderson kept it short and said 51 words.
Mark Anderson stated: “It has been a privilege serving on the Alteryx Board of Directors and leading Alteryx as CEO for the last three years. I am immensely proud of what our team accomplished together. Alteryx has a remarkable future ahead with Clearlake and Insight, and I look forward to following its continued success.”
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