Raymie Stata, former CTO of Yahoo!, has joined Shareaholic‘s advisory board, according to a blog post by the company. Stata resigned from Yahoo! in October and is currently CEO of Verticloud. Shareaholic says it will benefit from Stata’s expertise in big data and cloud computing.
At Yahoo, Raymie was instrumental in the development of Yahoo’s infrastructure for algorithmic search, display advertising, and cloud computing. He also helped set Yahoo’s Open Source strategy and initiated its participation in the Hadoop project. He is currently the CEO of VertiCloud, a startup building a hosted Big Data platform for data-driven applications.
Shareaholic’s advisers and investors include General Catalyst Partners, David Cancel, Dharmesh Shah, MIT Professor Dr. Ed Roberts, Dave McClure and Rob Go of NextView Ventures.