Industry veteran joins leading Hadoop technology provider to drive accelerated growth
New Delhi, October 6, 2015 –MapR Technologies Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®that integrates web-scale enterprise storage and real-time database capabilities, announced today the appointment of Matt Mills as president and COO. Mills, a respected industry veteran, will be tasked with accelerating growth and furthering MapR market leadership worldwide. He will report directly to John Schroeder, co-founder and CEO.
Mills spent over20 years at Oracle and at the time of his departure, he was SVP/GM and a member of Oracle’s Executive Committee, leading an 8,000 person team and managing a multi-billion dollar business.
“Matt brings an unparalleled level of industry knowledge and experience to the MapR business,” said Schroeder. “We share a common vision of MapR’s future and as we continue to expand rapidly across industries worldwide, Matt’s leadership will help us maximize the significant opportunity ahead of us.”
“MapR leads in the most exciting enterprise software market today, which is reminiscent of the early database wars, where my team competed quite successfully,” said Mills. “MapR technology offers a clear advantage and high value to customers, all of which underpins a strong, high-growth business model with a clear path to profitability. I’m thrilled to join the MapR leadership team as we embark on thenext phase of accelerated growth.”