Palantir Appoints Philippe Mathieu as President of Palantir EMEA
Palantir Technologies Inc. (Palantir, NYSE: PLTR) announced the appointment of Philippe Mathieu as the head of the company’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Mathieu will be responsible for driving the expansion of Palantir across the EMEA region, a role he previously held at Oracle, where he was executive vice president of EMEA and JAPAC responsible for overall sales and P&L for Oracle business amounting to $16B in revenue.
“I am thrilled to join the company who employs the best engineers in the industry and to contribute to the acceleration of our global footprint.”
Palantir has a strong commercial presence in EMEA, including partnerships with household names such as Airbus, Merck KgAa Darmstadt Germany and Ferrari, among others. As president of EMEA, Mathieu will build and scale the sales organization across the region.
“Philippe is an experienced leader with demonstrated success at building and scaling sales teams across large markets,” said Palantir COO Shyam Sankar. “I am excited to have Philippe and his decades of experience as we fuel the fellowship across the region.”
“Palantir has become the operating system of choice for Enterprises and the demand is growing exponentially,” Mathieu said. “I am thrilled to join the company who employs the best engineers in the industry and to contribute to the acceleration of our global footprint.”
Mathieu has over 25 years of experience as an executive in the technology industry. In addition to his time at Oracle, he held senior management positions at various U.S.-based enterprise software companies such as Hyperion Solutions, PeopleSoft, Commerce One, and Sybase.