Birst is a company that provides an advanced networked business analytics platform. Its 2-tier analytics technology taps into data warehouses, data lakes, ERP systems, business applications on-premise or in the cloud and automatically unifies, refines and organizes it into a business-ready data tier. The platform delivers a user experience that supports reports, dashboards, visual discovery and mobile. The company also provides design, business intelligence, and education services.

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Parent CompanyInfor
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Birst was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Birst

Rick Spickelmier

Rick Spickelmier

Paul Staelin

Paul Staelin

Anant Verma

Anant Verma

VP of Engineering
Bhargav Addala

Bhargav Addala

VP of Product Management
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Birst Office Locations

Birst has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
45 Fremont St., 18th Floor
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Birst Financials and Metrics

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In total, Birst had raised $129 m. Birst is a subsidiary of Infor

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Birst Blogs

Birst automates the creation of data warehouses in Snowflake

Managing large-scale data warehouse systems has been known to be very administrative, costly, and lead to analytic silos. The good news is that Snowflake, the cloud data platform, lowers costs and administrative overhead. However, analytic silos can still be a huge problem if the business intelligen…

Flexible and secure Data-as-a-Service delivered today

How many duplicated, dirty data pipelines are running throughout your organization? Probably more than you can count. Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) streamlines the chaos of ungoverned data pipelines and reporting silos created by users who are eager to use data, whether they are simple data inquiries fro…

Does Governance Outweigh the Art of Insight in the Age of AI?

Data visualization tools, desktop data discovery tools, and visual analytics are examples of traditional self-service BI tools that business analysts embrace because they provide a user-friendly way of quickly turning data into insights. These tools are geared toward business analysts that have the …

Four areas retailers must analyze to stay ahead of the competition

Have you used a digital product or service while shopping in the past year? The answer is almost certainly “yes” and each time you are online, your actions generate data – from research, online ordering or in-store pickup, coupons, mobile payments, voice commands and more. The question is, how do re…

Birst 7: A new level of ease of use and collaboration across centralized and decentralized analytic teams

Cloud, digital transformation, mergers and acquisitions, big data analytics, data monetization, and more are all critical business initiatives creating an even greater divide between centralized IT and decentralized analytic teams in the business. This is why it is all too common for an organization…

Birst Smart Analytics: Using AI to Operationalize BI

How do you deliver more insights out to more people? Operationalizing BI and analytics – that is, putting the power of data in the hands of everyone across the enterprise, not just analysts and data scientists – has always been the mantra for Birst co-founder Brad Peters. The post Birst Smart Analyt…
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Birst Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Birst founded?

    Birst was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Birst key executives?

    Birst's key executives are Rick Spickelmier, Paul Staelin and Anant Verma.

  • How many employees does Birst have?

    Birst has 139 employees.

  • Who are Birst competitors?

    Competitors of Birst include Tableau Software, Klipfolio and Sisense.

  • Where is Birst headquarters?

    Birst headquarters is located at 45 Fremont St., 18th Floor, San Francisco.

  • Where are Birst offices?

    Birst has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Birst have?

    Birst has 1 office.