Press Release • February 15, 2022

Alation Announces Inaugural Data Radicals Awards

Winning organizations recognized for creating a more data-driven world

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – February 15, 2022Alation Inc., the data intelligence company, today announced the winners of its inaugural Data Radicals Awards. These awards celebrate organizations and individuals leading the charge in driving data culture. The prestigious awards, named after the company’s podcast, “Data Radicals” recognize individuals and organizations that have embraced the use of Alation to help their organization become more data-driven.

In its first year, the awards program honors the many achievements of Alation customers that use the technology to drive business impact and value using data. As part of the judging process, Alation examined data-driven implementations, stories, and various achievements of its 300+ customer base. Winners were selected across four award categories.

The winners of the inaugural Data Radicals Awards are:

  • Claudia Stirk at Crown Castle for Community Champion: This award is presented to the customer who is the biggest advocate in the broader Alation customer community.

  • P&G for Data Culture: This award is presented to the customer who has built a great data culture with Alation.

  • A Fortune 100 Technology Company for Data Radical: This award is presented to the customer that best represents Alation to the world and is Alation’s best advocate.

  • Munich Re for Innovator: This award is presented to the customer that has implemented Alation in the most innovative way and continues to drive innovation with its use of data.

“We have an incredible customer base that is challenging the status quo about how data is used. We are thrilled to recognize these customers as data trailblazers,” said Dean Thomas, Chief Customer Officer, Alation. “Our customers are using data to innovate and transform their businesses, and we look forward to helping them achieve even greater results in 2022 and beyond.”

Alation will recognize the winners at its Company Kickoff in Las Vegas, taking place February 14-18, 2022.

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About Alation

Alation is the leader in enterprise data intelligence solutions, enabling self-service analytics, cloud transformation, data governance, and AI-ready data. More than 550 enterprises build data culture and improve data-driven decision-making with Alation, including Cisco, Nasdaq, Pfizer, Salesforce, and Virgin Australia. Alation has been named to Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces list four times, is a 2022 UK’s Best Workplaces™ in tech and Best Workplaces™ for Women, and recognized as a 2022 and 2023 UK’s Best Workplaces™. For more information, visit

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