About us

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Our Belief

At Starschema we believe that data has the power to change the world and data-driven organizations are leading the way. We help organizations use data to make better business decisions, build smarter products, and deliver more value for their customers, employees and investors. We dig into our customers' toughest business problems, design solutions and build the technology needed to compete and profit in a data-driven world.

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Our Mission

In data we trust. Data is a source of truth but the truth is often hidden. Even with the best tools, it’s hard to find and access that truth so your people can make the best decisions. Our mission is to help you get at that truth — to apply the latest technologies, methods and knowledge to your data challenges and build fast, scalable solutions that make your people more effective and company more profitable.

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Our Promise

You have the data, now’s time to extract maximum value from it. We promise to provide industry-leading experts to evaluate your needs and design and build the highest quality scalable solutions that have a real impact on your business.

Leadership

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Tamas Foldi

Founder, CEO

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Tamas believes that every business is on a data journey and it’s his mission to help each client find the most effective and direct route.

As a CEO with a technical background, Tamas leads the Starschema team to deliver results for some of the most innovative and demanding companies. Tamas ensures the Starschema team stays current on all the lastest technologies, the right technologies are for the job are used and the most efficient methods are implemented.

Prior to co-founding Starschema to help solve the toughest business data challenges, Tamas worked as a white hat hacker and professional consultant for fortune 500 clients.

Tamas is an active advocate of data literacy, current Zen Master of Tableau for the fifth consecutive year and considered one of the top data consultants in the world. He’s a nice guy too.

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Peter Csillag

Founder, EVP

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Peter knows that customers’ need technical solutions that solve real business problems, and the solution often resides in how data is made assessable and used.

As EVP, Peter strives to provide a great work environment filled with top performers who are treated with respect and excellence. He knows that happy and content employees, deliver superior results for customers and investors.

Before starting Starschema, Peter worked 20+ years in data related technical and managerial fields for companies like Oracle, TCS, and Teradata.

When not working — and that’s not often — you might find Peter sporting, listening to rock music or drinking Belgian beer — or possibly all three simultaneously.

Gergely Kocsis - VP of Sales and Delivery

Gergely Kocsis

VP of Sales and Delivery

Gergely believes that enterprise business challenges can be analyzed and solved — or even prevented — by leveraging data. He also believes data is a source of hidden business opportunities.

As VP of Sales and Delivery, Gergely finds and delivers effective and elegant data solutions that solve customers’ toughest challenges.

Gergely has spent 20+ years in senior management positions in the finance and telecom sectors. His credo is "where there is a will, there is a way." As a Lego fan, he is a builder-type manager who loves creating organizations, solutions and services from scratch.

He’s played basketball for 30 years, including a year for the Hungarian national team — and he writes many non-technical blogs about life, travel and his coffee addiction.

Andrew Mueller - Chief Marketing Officer

Andrew Mueller

Chief Marketing Officer

Andrew believes that marketing and sales development's purpose is to help customers find the best solutions to their problems — and the best way to do this is to deliver value throughout the customer journey.

As Chief Marketing Officer, Andrew sets Starschema's global marketing and sales development strategy and manages its tactical implementation.

For over ten years, Andrew had a boutique marketing consultancy. He coached top executives at Fortune 500 companies in strategies, concepts and techniques to embrace digital transformation and adapt to the fast-changing business environment brought on by big data and the advent of social media.

When not thinking about ways to help customers solve problems, you can find Andrew surfing Santa Cruz waves or carving Lake Tahoe's slopes.

Helga Hermann - HR Manager

Helga Hermann

HR Manager

Helga believes that building on every person’s unique strengths is the key to a successful organization.

In her role as HR Manager, Helga defines and drives Starschema’s people strategy and creates and implements systems that ensure Starschema has top talent in rewarding roles that suit them the best.

Before joining Starschema, Helga spent a decade in HR roles at large and small companies in industries from technology to non-profit. She prefers the IT sector because the tough competition for talent fuels her passion for continuous improvement.

Helga is known for her crazy love for cats and her passion for kickbox aerobics. Her childhood dream of becoming an artist eventually materialized as a graphic design hobby — this explains her killer management presentations.

Tamas Balassa - Chief Financial Officer

Tamas Balassa

Chief Financial Officer

Tamas believes that great people, excellent services and world class business operations are key to delivering outstanding customer outcomes.

In his role, Tamas is responsible for financial planning and analysis, corporate finance management and investor relations. He works tirelessly to ensure Starschema delivers top notch solutions on time and on budget.

After starting his career in banking and finance, Tamas managed investments at a VC, where he worked with early-stage and later-stage technology startups.

It was there that he developed his passion for technology, which is second only to his passion for playing squash.

Gergo Kardos - Head of Finance

Gergo Kardos

Head of Finance

Gergo lives the core values of discipline and excellence, and as Head of Finance at Starschema, we’re glad he does.

Gergő is responsible for all aspects of Starschema’s finances. His attention to detail and experience ensures that Starschema maintains excellent financial health.

As a former Big 4 auditor, Gergo spent many years in accounting, reporting and internal control procedures of companies large and small at all stages.

Gergo is a self-service BI and DataViz enthusiast — we expect to see a DataViz of his triathlon results any day now.

Gergely Kocsis - VP of Sales and Delivery

Gergely Kocsis

VP of Sales and Delivery

Andrew Mueller - Chief Marketing Officer

Andrew Mueller

Chief Marketing Officer

Helga Hermann - HR Manager

Helga Hermann

HR Manager

Tamas Balassa - Chief Financial Officer

Tamas Balassa

Chief Financial Officer

Gergo Kardos - Head of Finance

Gergo Kardos

Head of Finance

2006

2010

Tamás Földi and Péter Csillag establish Starschema

Shifted business focus to specialize in emerging big data technologies: Hadoop, Tableau, Talend, Greenplum

Partnered with SAP

2012

2014

Partnered with Tableau

237% growth from 8 to 27 employees

2015

2016

111% growth from 27 to 57 employees

Tamás Földi recognized as Tableau Zen master for the first time

100% growth for the third consecutive year — from 57 to 132 employees

Ranked #1590 on Inc. Fast 5000 in Europe

Launched the Palette suite of products with Palette Insights

Tamás Földi recognized as Tableau Zen master for the second time

2017

Ranked #1535 on Inc. Fast 5000 in Europe — second consecutive year on list

Awarded Deloitte Fast 500 Europe

Awarded the most innovative company in Hungary for Real Time Datalake Solution

Recognized by Budapest Stock Exchange – Top 50 Prosperous Companies

Tamás Földi recognized as Tableau Zen master for the third consecutive year

Launched Palette Rescue

Licensed as AWS reseller

2018

572% revenue growth — 2016 through 2018

Acquired Brilliant Data — San Francisco based innovation hub

Secured private equity investment for US expansion

Opened US office in Washington DC

Ranked #1280 on Inc. 5000 Europe — third consecutive year on list

Awarded AON – Best Employer, Hungary

Péter Csillag receives the Tibor Gyurós Award — Information Manager of the Year

Tamás Földi recognized as Tableau Zen master for the fourth consecutive year

Became founding members of Artificial Intelligence Coalition of Hungary

Blogs

Tableau Map Layers with Snowflake Geospatial Support
Since Tableau switched its release schedule to a quarterly cadence, there has been a steady and frequent flow of innovations. In this post, we will show two recently added features that elevate…
StarSnow: HTTP Client for Snowflake SQL
Snowflake is an extremely SQL-friendly database: you can ingest, transform, and access your structured and semi-structured data directly from your SQL code. However, as a cloud-only data platform, it…
Monitoring with JMX: How to Integrate Tableau Server with InfluxDB
Getting JMX metrics with jmxtrans from Tableau Server, storing in InfluxDB and accessing it in Grafana
Monitor your infrastructure with InfluxDB and Grafana on Kubernetes
Monitoring your infrastructure and applications is a must-have if you play your game seriously. Overseeing your entire landscape, running servers, cloud spends, VMs, containers, and the applications…

Locations

United States

1201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209

+1 415 944-5455

Hungary

Vaci Rd. 99., Budapest 1139

Szentharomsag St. 8., Szeged 6700

+36 (1) 445 2082

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