About HG Data

Leadership Team
Craig Harris
CEO
Relevant Experience

Former CEO of Noza. My love affair with data began as an interest...then a hobby...then a passion...then an obsession...perhaps a sickness.

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Beer or Ice Cream?

Ice cream - Rocky Road (I love challenges)

Where is your favorite place on this planet?

Surfing that one "secret spot" with my sons

How long you have been at HG Data?


Day 1 in 2010

Nick Cronin
Chief Financial Officer
Relevant Experience

Nick serves as a Vice President of Finance and Administration at HG Data; he is responsible for all financial management, planning and corporate operations. Prior to HG Data, Nick served as VP of Finance and Operations at Invoca, Inc, Corporate Controller at InTouch Technologies and an Audit Manager with a leading regional accounting firm and Deloitte focusing primarily on emerging technology companies. His experience includes: managing multi-million dollar annual budgets, corporate strategy and rapid scalable expansion of emerging disruptive technologies. Nick is a Certified Public Accountant with a BA in Business Economics and Accounting from UCSB.

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Beer or ice cream?

Beer - PBR

Where is your favorite place on this planet?

Any remote, tropical island

How long have you been at HG Data?

Since 2014

Rob Fox
Chief Technology Officer
Relevant Experience

Over 20 years of commercial software and engineering experience, strong analytical skills and a broad range of general industry and business knowledge. Entrepreneurial spirit, vision and thought leadership specializing in all things data including analytics, integration, management, security, API management with domain expertise in and around B2B and EAI. Driven to create best-in-class user experiences for both SaaS and on-premise software applications. Experience with fast-paced fast-growth startups (MuleSoft) managing SaaS platform (Analytics and Core Services), Experienced executive for strategic roadmap planning and delivery of all applications for one of the fastest growing technology companies in the managed cloud-based data integration companies space (Liaison). Key in working with technology leaders from Fortune 500 companies including CIO and CTO level executives for many companies to win significant new business.

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Beer or ice cream?

Beer - Firestone Wookey Jack Black Rye IPA

Where is your favorite place on this planet?

Lake Como, Italy

How long have you been with HG Data?

Since 2016

Victor Moreira
Chief Innovation Officer
Relevant Experience


Victor Moreira is a Founder and CIO of HG Data. A graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Computer Engineering degree Victor was part of NOZA, Inc. until its acquisition. Victor then led the charge to create HG Data’s technology and data processing. Victor has a strong background in system architecture, big data analytics, and automated systems. Victor’s experiences also include growing and developing teams, managing development budgets, and aligning technology with business strategies.

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Beer or Ice Cream?

Ice Cream - Vanilla. It’s one of the most complex flavors in existence.

What's your favorite place?

Nürburgring

How long you have been with HG Data?

Day 1 in 2010

Faith Chiang
VP of Product
Relevant Experience

Faith is an experienced leader in the areas of product strategy, product management product design, and user experience. Bringing early stage products and concepts to market, building & scaling internal/external teams, and integrating business, design and technology for transformation and growth outcomes are key themes in her 15+ years of experience in software. Faith holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Case Western Reserve Weatherhead School of Management and a B.A. in architecture from Yale University. Faith is passionate about information experiences, design, architecture, attention management, and what we mean by productivity in work + life.

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Beer or Ice Cream?

Neither, but if I have to choose it would be ginger ice cream every time.

Where is your favorite place on this planet?

Big Sur

How long have you been at HG Data?

2016

John Connell
VP of Digital Strategy
Relevant Experience

The majority of John’s career has been focused on helping business technology companies identify, attract, capture and retain customers through branding, awareness, demand generation and engagement. John has held management positions at a wide range of leading interactive media and publisher organizations including: QuinStreet (eWeek, IT Business Edge, CIO Insight, Developer.com], IAC/InterActiveCorp, CNET Networks (now CBSi), Gartner and TechRepublic. John holds an MBA specializing in Entrepreneurship and Corporate Venturing from the University of Louisville and BA in English from Hanover College.

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Beer or Ice Cream?

Ice Cream - darkest chocolate possible + almonds, walnuts, or pecans

Where is your favorite place on this planet?

Any small working farm

How long have you been with HG Data?

2016

David Gowans
VP of Engineering
Relevant Experience

David earned his BS in Physics from UCSB and went on to earn his MS in Computer Science from DePaul. David has worked at Santa Barbara Community College implementing systems for configuration management, automation, deployment, and client support as well as teaching Computer Science classes as an Adjunct Professor. In 2013, David joined HG Data as a Software Developer, driving the development of distributed systems at scale in local and cloud environments. David has been an instrumental, integral part of the team at HG Data, helping to advance the development of operations at a fast paced, emerging company. When not working until all hours of the night, David can be found reading, cooking and gaming.

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Beer or Ice Cream?

Ice cream - Ben and Jerry’s Seven Layer Bar

Where is your favorite place on this planet?

Munich, Germany

How long have you been at HG Data?

Since 2013

Peter Harrington
Chief Data Scientist
Relevant Experience

Peter worked at Intel in California and China for seven years, and worked in the startup world for four years. Peter has a bachelors degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University. Peter holds five US patents, and authored Machine Learning in Action which was one of the best-selling developer books of 2012.

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Beer or Ice Cream?

Beer - Doppelbock

Where is your favorite place on this planet?

Horsetail Falls in the Sierra Nevadas

How long have you been at HG Data?

Since 2013

Damon Gage
VP of Sales
Relevant Experience

Damon has a proven track record of building and growing sales teams to quota over-achievement in complex selling environments and through positive change. Damon has been a top achieving Silicon Valley Sales Executive for 10+ years and anyone who knows him can say that’s because of his constant enthusiasm for life and work which makes him a natural leader. When not behind his desk with an earpiece in, you can find Damon surfing and spending as much time with his family as possible.

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Beer or ice cream?

Beer - Corona

Where is your favorite place on this planet?

Bora Bora

How long have you been with HG Data?

Since 2014

Ryan Kunkel
VP of Global Data Acquisition
Relevant Experience

For nearly 20 years Ryan has lead operational teams worldwide. Ryan’s experience spans from leading demand gen teams for Fortune 1000 companies to quality control and assurance for contact and technology database companies. All this experience allowed him to become a cutting edge leader in data acquisition, gleaning unprecedented, actionable insights for HG Data. Ryan’s skills and data prowess allow our customers to truly find their ‘Holy Grail’, answering the business questions that were once unsolvable.

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Beer or Ice Cream?

Spumoni

Where is your favorite place on this planet?

Santa Barbara

How long have you been at HG Data?

Since 2014

Tracy York
VP of Client Success
Relevant Experience

Studied Computer Engineering and business at Cal Poly graduating in 2006.

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Beer or Ice Cream?

Beer - whatever is cold

Where is your favorite place on this planet?

Santa Barbara

How long you have been at HG Data?

Day 1 2010

Don Wynns
VP OEM and Channel Partnerships
Relevant Experience

Don is a business development professional with proven track record of creating, and growing revenue streams through the indirect channel. Don’s executive presence, vision, and commitment to win-win partner relationships is well known within the B2B data industry. When not working west coast hours from his home in Boston, Don spends time with his wife and two teenage children and his golden retriever, who accompanies Don to the office every day.

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Beer or ice cream?

Neither - Titos Vodka

Where is your favorite place on this planet?

The bleachers at Wrigley Field.

How long have you been at HG Data?

Since 2015

Barbara Winters
VP of Marketing
Relevant Experience

Barbara has over 20 years of technology marketing experience and a successful track record of growing brand value and revenue through integrated marketing programs. Prior to HG Data, Barbara worked at Intel in a variety of marketing roles, from campaigns to market research to branding and messaging. As a non-engineer who has spent her career in tech, both software and hardware, Barbara's expertise is helping brands talk to their customers instead of themselves. Barbara is a Southern California native and graduate of CSU Northridge.

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Beer or Ice Cream?

Ice Cream - Ben & Jerry's Half Baked

Where is your favorite place on the planet?

Yosemite National Park

How long have you been with HG Data?

2016

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Careers

Headquartered in Santa Barbara, and led by a renowned group of data scientists, HG Data is the largest provider of technology installation information in the world. Sales and marketing departments from Fortune 500 to the fastest-growing start-up companies rely on our data to achieve extraordinary results. HG Data is growing fast and we are looking for people in all areas. We offer competitive pay rates, excellent benefits, a 401(k) match, generous time off, growth potential, and a casual yet professional environment. We are passionate about our jobs, work together to get things done and know how to have fun. Apply today for a chance to be part of an exciting and growing team.

We encourage you to review our current openings. If you don’t find a role that that fits your skills, we invite you to send us a clear, concise and compelling note about yourself along with a resume to careers@hgdata.com. Your note should include why you are interested in HG Data and what specifically you can contribute to the team. Thanks again for your interest in HG Data.

HG Data Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.

HG Data does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, HG Data employees or location.  Any resume submitted to any employee of HG Data without having a HG Data approved vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited.  HG Data is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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