CIO Symposium Contributor


Colin Mahony

SVP & GM, Big Data


Symposium Roles

Speaker/Panelist 2015

Panels Participated in


Colin Mahony leads the HP Software Big Data Business Group, which is responsible for HP Software’s Big Data Advanced Analytics, Information Management & Governance solutions. Prior to leading the Big Data Business Group, Colin was VP and General Manager of HP Vertica, where he guided the business focused on high performance database processing to significant annual growth and recognized industry leadership.

Prior to Vertica, Colin was a Vice President at Bessemer Venture Partners focused on investments primarily in enterprise software, telecommunications, and digital media. Colin also worked at Lazard Technology Partners in a similar investor capacity.

Prior to his venture capital experience, Colin was a Senior Analyst at the Yankee Group serving as an industry analyst and consultant covering databases, BI, middleware, application servers and ERP systems.

Colin earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degrees in Economics with a minor in Computer Science from Georgetown University. He is an active volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay and the Joey Fund for Cystic Fibrosis.