Alteryx: Dean Stoecker - SXSW 2019
Dean Stoecker is chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Alteryx. Dean co-founded Alteryx in 1997 and has since lead the company through solid organic growth, three rounds of funding, and a successful IPO in March 2017 — recognized as a top performer in the class of 2017. Dean’s leadership and motivational skills, along with his ability to create, communicate, and realize a vision, are a driving force behind the company’s 20+ year success.
Since taking Alteryx public, Dean lead the company in delivering eight consecutive quarters of more than 45% year-over-year (YoY) growth, earning a spot on the Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ list for two consecutive years. This performance is a direct result of the company’s ability to execute on delivering a transformational experience to customers of all sizes, and Dean’s unique vision and strategy around empowering every worker, regardless of technical acumen, to transform their data into actionable insights and drive meaningful business impact.
Dean serves as advisor to entrepreneurs and is an active philanthropist, creating the Alteryx for Good program to bring the thrill of solving real-world problems to nonprofits, educators, and local communities. Dean is passionate about humanizing the world of data science and analytics, which is evident in the company’s culture, extensive resources for continued education, and efforts to influence social change. Dean was recognized as an Outstanding Public Company CEO by OCTANE and received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Orange County Region.
Before co-founding Alteryx, Dean held various sales and business leadership roles at Strategic Mapping and Dun & Bradstreet. Dean earned his MBA from Pepperdine University and his undergraduate degree in international business from the University of Colorado, Boulder.