Unravel Data’s Board of Directors expands with the addition of Zia Mansoor, former Microsoft Executive

Zia Mansoor, Board of Director, Unravel Data
Zia Mansoor, Board of Director, Unravel Data

Unravel Data, a leading provider of DataOps observability solutions for modern data teams, has announced the appointment of Zia Mansoor to its Board of Directors. Mansoor, currently serving as Vice President of Data & AI at Microsoft, brings extensive experience in product and solution leadership, go-to-market strategy, and expertise in areas such as operational databases, analytics, AI/Machine Learning, data governance, and business intelligence.

“We are excited to welcome Zia to our Board. He’s had tremendous success enabling customers to build efficient and scalable solutions while instilling a strong data culture within organizations. His appointment reflects our strong relationship with M12, Microsoft’s venture fund, a key investor in Unravel,” said Kunal Agarwal, CEO of Unravel Data. “We look forward to working together as Unravel continues to help organizations efficiently deliver data outcomes and effectively control skyrocketing cloud compute and storage costs.” 

Zia Mansoor, an experienced executive in the technology industry, has recently joined Unravel Data’s Board of Directors. With over 15 years of experience at Microsoft, including his current role as Vice President of Data & AI, Mansoor brings a wealth of knowledge in go-to-market strategy and providing product and solution leadership across a range of areas, such as operational databases, analytics, AI/Machine Learning, data governance, and business intelligence solutions. Throughout his tenure at Microsoft, Mansoor has held various leadership positions, including leading Microsoft Canada’s largest team of technical professionals as Vice President of Customer Success, and has helped numerous organizations adopt cloud technologies and realize the potential across various Microsoft solutions, such as Modern Workplace, Azure, Business Applications, and Security.

“I am excited to work with Unravel Data, which has proven itself to be a fast-growing data observability company. Alongside my fellow advisors, I look forward to helping drive innovation in its data operations solutions. I have long admired the team, their work, and how they are leveraging AI to meet the growing opportunities for the modern data stack,” said Mansoor. 

Founded by industry leaders Kunal Agarwal and Dr. Shivnath Babu, Unravel Data offers a new approach to managing and optimizing data pipelines for real-time analytics in today’s data-driven enterprises. The company’s solution is currently used by several Fortune 100 companies, including some of the top pharmaceutical and financial institutions worldwide. With Unravel, these companies are able to gain unparalleled visibility across their data stacks, optimize data workloads, and control costs while scaling efficiently in the cloud. As a result, customers have reported a significant increase in data team productivity and on-time performance of data applications.

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