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Cloudera finally ready for the public stage

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When I first met Cloudera CEO Tom Reilly in 2015at the Intel Capital Summit, we were about to go on stage for a fireside chat to discuss among other things Intels massive investment in his company. While on stage, the conversation inevitably turned to when the company might go public. As you might expect, he gave me the standard startup CEO answer. While Cloudera was certainly of sufficient size to IPO, they had just raised over a billion dollars and had plenty of cash. He was willing to wait until, in his words, when we feel its the right time. […]