Former NetApp, Sun Microsystems, HP Executive Mark Weber Joins MemSQL Advisory Board
San Francisco, CA - November 12, 2015 - MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced that industry veteran Mark Weber has joined the company’s advisory board, bringing decades of IT leadership at technology giants including NetApp, Sun Microsystems, and HP. Weber joins an advisory board comprised of industry visionaries and IT leaders guiding MemSQL as it drives innovation in the database market.
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“MemSQL has a product and approach for real-time data processing that stands out, and I look forward to bringing my operational experience at large enterprise technology companies to the table,” said Weber. “Under the direction of strong executive leadership, MemSQL is reinvigorating the database world and transforming the way companies power applications.”
Most recently, Weber served as senior vice president for the Americas and U.S. public sector at NetApp, which achieved dominant market share in the U.S. public sector during his tenure. Weber led multiple internal teams, ranging from engineering to operations throughout the Americas, to serve customers across vertical industries including enterprise, commercial, telecommunications, healthcare, financial services, government, and education. Prior to joining NetApp, Weber spent 13 years at Sun Microsystems.
“Mark has a proven track record managing large sales teams and building strategic partnerships to deliver exceptional results, and his experience in the federal sector will help us further expand our business,” said Eric Frenkiel, co-founder and CEO, MemSQL. “Mark possesses a unique strength of fostering collaboration across people and business departments to improve overall customer experiences. His insights will be tremendously valuable as our product and team continue to grow.”
MemSQL is the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics. As a purpose built database for instant access to real-time and historical data, MemSQL uses a familiar SQL interface and a horizontally scalable distributed architecture that runs on commodity hardware or in the cloud. Innovative enterprises use MemSQL to better predict and react to opportunities by extracting previously untapped value in their data to drive new revenue. MemSQL is deployed across hundreds of nodes in high velocity big data environments. Based in San Francisco, MemSQL is a Y Combinator company funded by prominent investors including Accel Partners, Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital and Data Collective. Follow us @MemSQL or visit at www.memsql.com.