MemSQL Adds Industry Veterans to its Roster

Executives from Cohesity, DocuSign, Dropbox, and Nimble Storage bring experience for company acceleration

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - December 19, 2017 - MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced the addition of several new members to its Board of Directors and Advisory Board. Mohit Aron from Cohesity, Chris McClain from DocuSign, and Quentin Clark from Dropbox will join the MemSQL Advisory Board, while Suresh Vasudevan from Nimble Storage will join the Board of Directors.

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With the rapid growth of data, database companies such as MemSQL are drawing interest from top Silicon Valley talent. These experts bring knowledge of building fast scaling enterprises, and MemSQL sees the addition of these executives as an opportunity to learn from their experience for strategic guidance and continued growth.

“Building a successful company requires various skillsets and knowledge bases,” said Nikita Shamgunov, CEO and Co-founder of MemSQL. “We are fortunate to have the opportunity to work with these talented individuals, and look forward to the energy they will bring to MemSQL.”

About the Executives

  • Mohit Aron founded Nutanix and Cohesity, where he is the current CEO. He brings database knowledge from his work at Teradata and Google to benefit MemSQL.
  • Chris McClain was most recently the Senior Vice President of Global Sales at DocuSign. He also brings decades of enterprise experience to MemSQL from his work at SAP and Oracle.
  • Quentin Clark is the Senior Vice President of Engineering, Product, and Design at Dropbox. He adds a wealth of enterprise experience on databases from his work at SAP and Microsoft.
  • Suresh Vasudevan was most recently the President and CEO of Nimble Storage. From his latest role and previous position at NetApp, Suresh brings deep enterprise experience to MemSQL.

About MemSQL

MemSQL envisions a world of adaptable databases and flexible data workloads - your data anywhere in real time. Today, global enterprises use MemSQL as a real-time data warehouse to cost-effectively ingest data and produce industry-leading time to insight. MemSQL works as a managed service, in any cloud or on-premises. Visit or follow us @memsql.

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