Chief Executive Officer
Bob Muglia has over 20 years of management and leadership experience. Most recently, Bob was president of Microsoft’s $16 billion Server and Tools Business, responsible for products such as Windows Server, SQL Server, System Center and Windows Azure. He also led several business groups at Microsoft including Developer Tools, Servers, Office, and Online Services. Following Microsoft, Bob was EVP of Software and Solutions at Juniper Networks. Bob holds a bachelor’s degree in computer & communication science from the University of Michigan.
Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer
Benoit is a leading expert in parallel execution and self-tuning database systems. For over 15 years at Oracle, he was lead architect for parallel execution in Oracle RAC and a key architect in the SQL Manageability group. Prior to Oracle, Benoit worked at Bull Information Systems. He helped define the architecture and lead database performance efforts for Bull’s parallel systems. Benoit has a PhD in Computer Science with a focus in Parallel Database Systems and holds more than 80 patents.
Thierry is a leading expert in query optimization and parallel execution. He spent 13 years at Oracle focused on the optimization and parallelization layers in Oracle databases. Prior to Oracle, he spent seven years working on data mining technologies at the IBM European Center of Applied Mathematics. Thierry has a PhD in Computer Science with a focus in Database Systems and holds over 40 patents.
Sutter Hill Ventures
Mike joined Sutter Hill Ventures in 2008 from Yahoo!, where he was Vice President of Community products. He joined Yahoo! through the acquisition of Bix, where he served as CEO. Previously, Mike was Vice President and Technical Advisor to Symantec’s Chairman & CEO. He also served as Vice President of Product Marketing and Product Management at VERITAS Software, which Symantec acquired. He also co-founded Epinions.com, worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and was an analyst with CS First Boston.
John is a Partner of Redpoint Ventures. He is very active in Redpoint’s investment efforts and is passionate about companies with disruptive products and innovative business models. He focuses on companies that use big data insights to create new business applications, as well as innovative technologies for building cloud infrastructure and services. He is a member of the board at Quantifind, Datameer and Moogsoft. John also led investments in software infrastructure companies such as Sybase (SYBS), Documentum (DCTM) and Vitria Technology(VITR).
John’s career in enterprise software has focused on building and running world-class sales, marketing, and professional services organizations. John was responsible for $1.4B in annual revenue, when he served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services at BMC Software. Prior to BMC, John served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services with BladeLogic. He played a critical role in transforming BladeLogic from a startup, to a public company, to the firm’s $880 million acquisition by BMC Software.
Jeremy Burton is President of Products and Marketing at EMC. A 20-year veteran of the IT industry, Jeremy joined EMC from Serena Software, where he was President and CEO. Previous to Serena, he led Symantec’s $2 billion Enterprise Security product line as Group President of Security and Data Management. Jeremy also served as Veritas’ Executive Vice President of Data Management Group and Chief Marketing Officer. Earlier in his career, he spent nearly a decade at Oracle as Senior Vice President of Product and Services Marketing.