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News August 1, 2017

Saama Welcomes Technology Executive John Hinshaw to its Advisory Board

CAMPBELL, CA — (July 24, 2017) – Saama Technologies, Inc., a leading big data and advanced analytics solutions company, today announced the addition of information technology icon, John Hinshaw to its Board of Advisors.

John Hinshaw is a board member of The Bank of New York Mellon, DocuSign, and the National Academy Foundation (NAF). Until November 2016, John served as the Chief Customer Officer for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, where he oversaw information technology and cyber security functions, along with leading strategic accounts and alliances. From 2011 to 2015 John served as EVP of Technology and Operations at Hewlett Packard.  Previously, John served as the CIO, and then as General Manager of the Information Solutions business unit at The Boeing Company. Prior to Boeing, John was the CIO of Verizon Wireless and had a fourteen year career at Verizon where he worked on enabling business growth, reducing costs, and improving business productivity. John and his wife, Julia, founded a charitable foundation to focus on his passion for education, health, and wellness, along with being an angel investor and vintner.  John holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in computer information systems from James Madison University.

“I am thrilled to become a member of the Board of Advisors at Saama Technologies,” said John Hinshaw. “Over the past two decades, Saama has developed unique offerings in advanced data analytics. It is heartening to work with an organization that is so committed towards ensuring the integration and harmonization of data, as well as its security. During my time with Hewlett Packard, Boeing, and Verizon, my focus was to bring innovation to the way IT departments worked with and approached data management. I look forward to working with an organization that has a similar attitude and continuously works towards building solutions that improve business outcomes for their customers.”

Founder and CEO of Saama Technologies, Suresh Katta said, “We welcome John to our advisory board. He understands the challenges and opportunities associated with technology and data. We will benefit from his expertise and diverse experience. We look forward to leveraging the insights he has gained over the years and making our offering more robust and future ready.”

With the addition of John Hinshaw, Saama is strengthening its expertise in data analytics and the implementation of data management solutions, along with its commitment to deliver fast, reliable, and flexible solutions that drive desired business outcomes.

About Saama

Saama Technologies is the advanced data and analytics company delivering actionable business insights for life sciences, and the Global 2000. We are singularly focused on driving fast, flexible, impactful business outcomes for our clients through data and analytics. Our unique “hybrid” approach integrates focused solutions and expertise across the life sciences domain, business consulting, data science, automated data management and big data technologies. We blend manual and disconnected initiatives into a well-aligned roadmap facilitating the client’s journey from strategy through solution implementation.

Saama can put you on the fast track to clinical trial process innovation.