Frank Slootman, CEO of Snowflake, on the day of its 2020 IPO. He is known as a demanding leader, and straight shooter. “I’ve often been in board meetings at other companies and the CEO will put up a list of 10 priorities … well, that’s the same as having no priorities,” he recently told CNBC.
Shares of the Snowflake data-analytics software company were up more than 13% on Wednesday after it released third-quarter earnings that surpassed analyst expectations for revenue and provided strong product revenue guidance.
Here’s how the company did:
- Earnings: Loss of 51 cents per share
- Revenue: $334.4 million, vs. $305.6 million expected by analysts, according to Refinitiv.
Revenue grew 110%…