Jack Coates Joins Scianta Analytics


Splunk's Jack Coates Joins Scianta To Head Products

Splunk Market Cognitive Computing Software Company Grabs Splunk Product Ace

Delray Beach, Florida – July 17, 2017 – Today, Sciata Analytics LLC, a cognitive computing and business analytics company that has, to date, focused on the Splunk-centered Big Data market, announced that Jack Coates has joined the company to shape the company's vision for products both in and outside of the Splunk ecosystem.  Scianta Analytics is best known for Extreme Search™, a semantic reasoning engine that allows search by concept in Splunk.  Splunk Inc. (SPLK)  purchased Extreme Search from Scianta in 2014, and ships the technology as part of Splunk's Enterprise Security product.

Mr. Coates served as Director, Product Management at Splunk from 2006 through June 2017.  He was the product manager for Splunk Enterprise Security versions 2 and 3 and was the founding product manager for what would become Splunk IT Service Intelligence.  He is widely credited as the creator of the Splunk Common Information Model. Mr. Coates went on to found the Splunk Add-On creation team aimed to fill major portfolio gaps and produce community-facing tools for self-fulfillment. Prior to joining Splunk, Mr. Coates was a Product Manager at IBM and had technology leadership roles at Lyris, SAAVIS and Intel Online Services.

"Jack comes to us with a wealth of knowledge about the Splunk market and the needs of Splunk customers" said William Thackrey, Chief Executive Officer at Scianta Analytics. "I can't think of a more respected Splunk product architect.  We're overjoyed he's decided to join the Scianta team.  He has a great vision for the product mix and marketing direction of Extreme Vigilance® and the Scianta Cognitive Modeler™, and great ideas for future incarnations of our cognitive computing technolgy."  Extreme Vigilance® and the Scianta Cognitive Modeler™ are Scianta Analytics products that deliver advanced behavioral analytics in Splunk.

About Scianta Analytics:  Scianta Analytics LLC is a cognitive computing and advanced machine learning company based in Delray Beach, Florida.  Sister company to leading Splunk Professional Services partner, Concanon LLC, Scianta Analylics has a stated goal to "Transform Splunk into a Business Analytics Platform
 Capable of Delivering Human-like Insight from Big Data".  The company saw initial success with the sale of its Extreme Search conceptual search technology to Splunk.  The company recently announced the Scianta Cognitive Modeler™ platform for Splunk and the Extreme Vigilance® series of vertical market analytics apps targeted at actor behavior analytics, transactional analytics, anti-fraud, IT operations analytics and the Internet of things.



Michele Virgo
Scianta Analytics LLC