Purpose Built for Breakthroughs

MemSQL is dedicated to helping businesses leverage data to reach their full potential and redefine the limits of what's possible.

Data is destiny — and the modern world's most valuable resource.

MemSQL envisions a world where every business can make decisions in real time and every experience is optimized through data. To do that, enterprises need to ingest, analyze, and act on massive volumes of rapidly changing data. This is why we built MemSQL, The Database of NowTM. Tested and proven as the world’s fastest database for operational analytics, MemSQL gives businesses a platform purpose-built for breakthroughs. Global enterprises in every industry use the MemSQL distributed database to compete and win in today’s insight-driven economy.
Used by the most innovative companies in the world
financial
Half of the Top 10 Banks
customer-analytics
Streaming Media Leaders in Music, Video, & Gaming
fortune50
12 of the Fortune 50
tech-leaders
Tech Innovators from Akamai to Uber
communication
2 of the Top 3 Telcos

Purpose built for career breakthroughs, too.

We're looking for bold, inventive minds to join our team. If you want to work at a fun and disruptive company that celebrates innovation and creativity every day, check out our job openings below.
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Leadership

Nikita Shamgunov

Nikita Shamgunov

Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Nikita Shamgunov co-founded our company and serves as co-CEO, having previously served as founding CTO. Nikita formerly worked on core infrastructure systems at Facebook and served as a senior database engineer at Microsoft SQL Server. Nikita holds a PhD in computer science from the National Research University in St. Petersburg, Russia. He has been a world medalist in ACM programming contests and has been awarded several patents.
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Raj Verma

Raj Verma

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Raj Verma is co-CEO at MemSQL. He brings more than 25 years of global experience in enterprise software and operating at scale. Raj was instrumental in the growth of TIBCO software to over $1 billion in revenue, serving as CMO, EVP Global Sales, and COO. He was also formerly COO at Aptus Software and Hortonworks. Raj earned his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from BMS College of Engineering in Bangalore, India.
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Adam Prout

Adam Prout

Chief Technology Officer
Adam Prout oversees product architecture and development at MemSQL. He joined MemSQL as a co-founding engineer and previously served as Vice President of Engineering and Chief Architect. Adam spent five years as a senior database engineer at Microsoft SQL Server where he led engineering efforts on kernel development. Adam holds a bachelor’s and master’s in computer science from the University of Waterloo and is an expert in distributed database systems.
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Jordan Tigani

Jordan Tigani

Chief Product Officer
Jordan Tigani is responsible for both Engineering and Product Management at MemSQL. He helped create Google BigQuery, co-authored two books on the subject, and served in both Engineering and PM Director roles. He also worked in Microsoft Research and the Windows Kernel team, in addition to a sprinkling of star-crossed startups. He earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Harvard and a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Washington.
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Manoj Jain

Manoj Jain

Senior Vice President, Finance
Manoj Jain most recently served as Chief Accounting Officer at Financial Engines, a financial technology company that provides fee-based advice using a proprietary technology platforms. He held controller roles at CrowdStrike, SquareTrade, and Marin Software. Previously, he spent 10 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Manoj holds a bachelor’s degree from Delhi University.
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Aileen Casanave

Aileen Casanave

Vice President, Head of Legal
Aileen Casanave manages MemSQL’s legal department, global legal and immigration matters, regulatory compliance, and the company’s diversity and inclusion efforts. Prior to MemSQL, Aileen has held senior legal positions at many Silicon Valley companies, including Jiff, Alation, TIBCO, Sun Microsystems and Lockheed Martin. She received her Bachelors from Vassar College and her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco School of Law.
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Rick Negrin

Rick Negrin

Vice President, Product Management
Rick Negrin oversees product strategy and management at MemSQL. Prior to MemSQL, he spent 12 years at Microsoft leading teams for SQL Server and Azure SQL Database. Rick holds a bachelor’s of science in computer engineering from the University of Washington.
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Robert Walzer

Robert Walzer

Vice President, Engineering
Robert Walzer manages the MemSQL engineering team worldwide. He previously served as a software engineer, software engineering manager, and director of engineering at MemSQL. Before MemSQL, Robert completed internships at GE Transportation, Qualcomm, and Intel, and was a teaching assistant at Carnegie Mellon University. Robert holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon.
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Company Investors

MemSQL Partners