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Contexti Appoints Darren Klein as Chief Operating Officer

Contexti, a premier Big Data Platform Services company has today announced the appointment of Darren Klein as Chief Operating Officer.

Darren was most recently Head of Product Support at National Australia Bank (NAB) and has previously held technology, transformation and sales leadership roles at KPMG Consulting, ANZ Bank, Rothschild, Investec and Westpac.

“Having sat on both sides of the table, Darren brings valuable leadership and experience to Contexti” said Sidney Minassian, Founder & CEO, Contexti. “He has lead service providers to deliver enterprise transformation, as well as leading internal teams to uplift revenue and product delivery capability”.

During his time at NAB, Darren lead a number of data initiatives working with global Tier 1 vendors, internal technology teams and business units to improve operational efficiency, speed-to-market of new products and enhance the bank’s Dodd Frank compliance.

“Contexti has captured a unique and critical niche in the Big Data Platform Services market and I am excited by the opportunity to join such a talented and well credentialed team” said Darren Klein, COO, Contexti. “I’m looking forward to being part of the next chapter as we scale the business with our key partners”.

As COO, Darren will work with Contexti’s customers and partners and will assume responsibility for the company’s operations and services.

More on Contexti Services

Contexti Big Data Platform services include:

  • Big Data Maturity Assessments and Workshops;
  • Enterprise Data Strategy
  • Big Data Platform Architecture Reviews and Recommendations;
  • Big Data Platform Implementations (Pilot, Scale and Optimise);
  • Data Science Services
  • Big Data Managed Services; and
  • Hadoop, NoSQL & Data Science Training & Certifications

About Contexti

Contexti is a premier Big Data Platform Services company.

We architect, implement and manage Big Data Platforms that support Advanced Analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Digital Enterprise, enabling our customers to drive growth, innovate and compete.

Our Big Data Platform-as-a-Service solutions support all Hadoop distributions and are flexible with on-premise, hosted, public or private cloud deployments.

Our value-add services include Training and Consulting in Hadoop, NoSQL, Data Science and Architecture.

Partner with Contexti, and together, let’s Create Value from Data™.

Learn more at Contexti.com.

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