Data Therapy Podcast Series Episode 6: From almanacs to instant answers
With Corey Patton, co-founder and CEO, Pramana
David Johnson has twelve years of experience delivering and consulting on business intelligence analysis around the world. As Director of Solutions Consulting for Europe, Middle East and Africa, he oversees proof-of-concept and proof-of-value efforts to help customers realise value and derive insights from real-time data.
Prior to relocating to London this past year, David has been based in New York City, Tokyo, and Salt Lake City where his work has spanned corporate and enterprise sales engineering, post-sale technical consulting and implementation, business and marketing analytics, and content development. From breaking ground on the world’s largest (at the time) KPI library to deploying Domo’s product offering to 50,000 people at a multinational conglomerate, David enjoys understanding how companies operate and how he can help them resolve complex issues. This work ethic is also visible in the results he achieves, from helping to double Japan’s share of revenue in six months to landing the first Domo customers and partnerships in Singapore.
Prior to Domo, David planned and delivered field marketing initiatives at Apple. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Business Strategy from Brigham Young University.
Corey Patton is the CEO and cofounder of Pramana Labs, Inc., a natural language technology providing AI capabilities to global enterprises in a wide array of verticals, including sports, financial services, retail and more. For the past decade, his mission has been to drive advancements in natural language processing (NLP) to help organizations solve their toughest business challenges.
Prior to founding Pramana Labs, Inc. in 2018, Corey was the Director of Marketing for Saffron Technology – a pioneer in the NLP space. While at Saffron, Corey created the brand positioning and assisted with business development, which led to the company being acquired by Intel in 2015. At Intel, Corey took on the role of Director of Sports Development and was responsible for bringing NLP AI to sports teams and leagues. From evangelizing and implementing an associative memories approach in MLB drafting to ingraining the virtues of Intel Edge Computing inside the connected stadium; Corey has had his finger on the pulse of a holistic sports technology viewpoint for years.
Before pivoting to tech, Corey enjoyed a successful career as a national sportswriter, sports anchor, and owner and operator of a thoroughbred racing syndicate.