Promethium Announces Issuance of a U.S. Patent for Natural Language Processing Technology

Patented technology to automate the complex process of finding and preparing data, making real data democratization a reality

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA., Nov. 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Innovator in advanced data management and analytics promethium announced today that the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted a new patent number 11,074,252 (the ‘252 patent) demonstrating the company’s position in relation to intellectual property and its capabilities in the data analysis and management industry further strengthens.

The ‘252 patent entitled “Using Stored Execution Plans for Efficient Execution of Natural Language Questions” was awarded to Kaycee Lai, CEO of Promethium and is jointly owned by the company.

An important step towards real data democratization

The technology on which the patent is based raises the experience of search-based data analysis to a new level of automation. In contrast to other search solutions for data analysis, this technology does not require any data in a central repository or predefined SQL. Answer a question in natural language, the patented technology automates the process of finding the most suitable data across different data sources, prepares the data, generates the SQL, executes the federated query, and returns the results. Using this breakthrough technology can save thousands of hours that would normally be spent on manual tasks and moving data.

“This granted patent demonstrates our commitment to democratizing data by making the steps in the data analysis processes faster and easier,” said Kaycee Lai, CEO of Promethium. “Technology innovations like this one are essential to accelerate data-driven decisions as data volumes and complexity soar.”

Innovative technology has received industry awards

Over the past year, Promethium has received widespread industry recognition through analyst reports, awards, and accolades. The recognition includes CRN Emerging Vendors 2021, Big Innovation Award 2021, SIIA CODiE Finalist 2021, AI Excellence Award 2021, inclusion in the CRN Big Data 100 list, IDC Innovators and Best New Product CDO Recommended.

“CDO Magazine’s” Best New Products CDO Recommended for 2021 “award honors forward-thinking technology providers who are redefining data analytics by focusing on innovative products that help CDOs master the complex and ever-changing demands of data analytics” said Steve Wanamaker, CEO of CDO magazine. “Promethium was judged by a jury of 10 CDOs as solving real-world problems for CDOs and data leaders in new and innovative ways.”

Introducing the new Promethium test experience

Promethium’s testing experience has been enhanced to make it easier for users to prove that the solution works for their situation.

Test users can connect their own data with just a few clicks and examine and query their data in minutes without code or special knowledge. An intuitive user experience is combined with a new digital adoption assistant that guides users to success with ease.

The new trial version is available now. Register now at

About Promethium:
Promethium is used by data-driven companies so that every employee can make data-driven decisions in real time without the technical complexity of data management. Promethium enables users to find data-driven answers using intuitive natural language search. Unlike other solutions, there are no lengthy implementations because data never needs to be moved and accessed where it is. Connect data sources to Promethium and users can see results in minutes. Answers from data in minutes instead of months. Founded in 2018 and headquartered in Menlo Park, California. For more information:

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