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Adam Wilson

Adam Wilson is CEO of Trifacta. He has spent eighteen years in leadership roles focused on data integration and analytics. As GM of Informatica’s Information Lifecycle Management division, Adam grew revenues more than 400% in five years. Prior to that, as SVP of Product Management & Marketing for Informatica’s flagship data integration products, Adam was instrumental in helping the company expand beyond ETL and grow product revenues to more than $200M. Adam also co-founded and was COO of Zimba, a pioneer in mobile business intelligence.

Commit to Clean Data: Constantly Monitor

If you follow our blog, then by now you’re probably well aware of our Clean Data Manifesto, the tenets of clean data that we’ve identified, and how they help inform sound data preparation practices. We’ve reviewed the reasons why you should prioritize and set targets, identify issues early and often in your data preparation efforts, […]


Adam Wilson  •  August 29, 2018

Commit to Clean Data: Collaborative Curation

At Trifacta, we’re committed to clean data. That’s why we created the Clean Data Manifesto, which is focused on this commitment and anchored by our five tenets of proper data preparation. I’ve walked through the first two tenets in my last two blog posts—the first, focused on prioritizing and setting targets, and the second, about […]


Adam Wilson  •  August 20, 2018

Commit to Clean Data: Identify Issues Early and Often

Last week on our blog, I introduced the Clean Data Manifesto, the call to action we have developed for anyone who works with data. The manifesto is about committing to clean data—which is critical to being able to stand behind the validity of any analysis. As part of this project, we have identified five tenets […]


Adam Wilson  •  August 6, 2018

Commit to Clean Data: Prioritizing & Setting Targets

Of all the ways you can spend your time as an analyst—especially up to 80 percent of your time—the janitorial work of preparing data isn’t a favorite for most people. It has historically been a manual task: monotonous, time consuming and not particularly enjoyable. But as most analysts have experienced in one way or another, […]


Adam Wilson  •  July 30, 2018

Winning the Data Wars: New Growth Funding Will Further Arm Customers to Compete on Information

Today, investing in the right data technologies is more critical than ever before. The frontier for competition has shifted and the “Data Wars” have begun. Everyone now understands they compete on information as much as the goods and services they make. Welcoming uncertainty into your business, catering to long tail segments, spotting emerging shifts in […]


Adam Wilson  •  January 31, 2018

A New Cloud-Based Data Prep Solution from Google & Trifacta

Today, we’re excited to announce our collaboration with Google to create Google Cloud Dataprep, the latest offering available on Google Cloud Platform for data preparation. Since the founding research at Stanford and UC Berkeley that led to the creation of the data preparation category, our team at Trifacta has prided itself on continuing to push […]


Adam Wilson  •  March 9, 2017
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