TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Palantir Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of data integration and analytics software, today announced the appointment of David MacNaughton as President of Palantir Canada.
MacNaughton’s new role will be to build relationships with Canadian organizations that are looking to transform how they use and make the most of their data.
“Many Canadian organizations have vast amounts of data,” said MacNaughton. “This data holds the key to innovation and efficiency for Canada’s commercial enterprises, and Palantir has some of the best technology and most transformative partnerships in the world. I’ve been particularly impressed by how Palantir’s technology is transforming the healthcare industry. It’s speeding drug research, improving health outcomes and fighting disease outbreaks all while protecting privacy. I want to bring that technology to more institutions in Canada.”
“Canada is an important partner for Palantir with notable clients in the financial industry as well as with government entities,” said Shyam Sankar, President of Palantir Technologies. “Having David lead our team brings an unparalleled level of expertise in the Canadian private and public sectors.”
MacNaughton joins Palantir after an esteemed career in both international government and business. Before his appointment as the Canadian Ambassador to the United States in 2016, MacNaughton was Chairman at StrategyCorp, a top Canadian management consulting firm.
Palantir Technologies is a software company that builds enterprise data platforms for organizations with highly complex and sensitive data environments. From building safer cars and planes, to discovering new drugs and combatting terrorism, Palantir helps customers across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors transform the way they use their data. Palantir is headquartered in Palo Alto, with major offices in New York, Washington, D.C., London, and Paris. https://www.palantir.com.