Context Relevant Announces the Appointment of Joseph Polverari as CEO

SEATTLE & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pioneering automated data science platform firm Context Relevant, Inc., today announced the appointment of Joseph Polverari as its Chief Executive Officer. Polverari brings more than twenty years of experience building complex SaaS services for the financial services industry. Polverari most recently held the position of Chief Strategy & Development Officer at Yodlee, where he started, built, launched and directed Yodlee Interactive, their financial data and platform API service, as well as YNext, the company’s big data, analytics and innovation engine.

“As one of the leading enterprise machine learning companies, we believe Context Relevant has category defining potential, particularly given the successes they have had in the financial services and security markets,” said Tim Porter, General Partner at Madrona Venture Group and Context Relevant board member. “We felt Joe’s strong strategic sense, track record of rapid innovation in building data-oriented products and businesses, as well as deep industry experience and unwavering customer focus, made it clear to the board that he was the right choice to lead the company through its next phase of growth.”

“It is exciting to join Context Relevant at this pivotal point in the maturity of data science and the introduction of significantly easier to use technologies that help front line workers, analysts and data scientists alike make better business decisions daily,” said Polverari. “I’m honored to be joining such an impressive team of technologists as they build platforms and solutions that make data science and machine learning accessible and achievable for organizations of any size, and to work with our top tier financial services and security industry customers as they build businesses for the next century.”

Context Relevant offers an automated data science platform that powers machine learning solutions across enterprises, including in the mission critical areas of cybersecurity, fraud detection and prevention, and sales and marketing enablement.

About Context Relevant: Context Relevant is a pioneer and leader in automated data science technologies. Context Relevant is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with an office in New York City, and counts Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Formation 8, Vulcan Capital and Madrona Venture Group among its investors. For more information, visit www.contextrelevant.com.

Contacts
For Context Relevant, Inc.
Erika Shaffer, 206-972-5514
erika@madrona.com