News Release

John G. Schwarz, CEO of Visier LLC and former CEO of SAP BusinessObjects, Elected to Teradata Board of Directors - 9/20/2010

Recognized innovator brings leadership expertise from major business intelligence firms


Contact: Mike O’Sullivan, Teradata Corporation, Public Relations
Telephone: (937) 242-4786

Contact: Gregg Swearingen, Teradata Corporation, Investor Relations
Telephone: (937) 242-4600

ATLANTA — Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC), the world’s largest company solely focused on data warehousing and enterprise analytics, today announced the election of John G. Schwarz to its Board of Directors, bringing significant global software business expertise to the Teradata board of directors. He joins the board as a Class II director effective September 20, 2010.

 John G. Schwarz

Schwarz is currently the co-founder and chief executive officer of Visier LLC, a young business analytics software firm. He most recently served as chief executive officer of SAP BusinessObjects, where he was a member of the executive board of SAP AG and led global ecosystem, partner group, and corporate development while driving the integration of the Business Objects organization within SAP.

“John is a well-known and respected CEO whose insights, knowledge and record of driving growth will make him a meaningful contributor,” said James (Jim) Ringler, chairman, Teradata Corporation. “We are pleased to have someone of John’s stature and experience join the Teradata board.”

Schwarz’s impressive track record in the technology industry has also included a role as chief operating officer at Symantec Corporation, and a successful and diverse 25-year career at IBM, in addition to Business Objects.

“John has terrific credentials in business intelligence and is broadly recognized as an innovative leader,” said Mike Koehler, president and chief executive officer of Teradata Corporation. “He joins the board at an exciting time for Teradata. John’s entrepreneurial vision and insight will be extremely valuable going forward.”

Schwarz has served on a number of corporate boards, including his current role as a director of Synopsys, Inc. Schwarz earned degrees and diplomas at University of Manitoba, Toronto and Dalhousie.

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