VoltDB Elevates David Flower to CEO
Industry Veteran to Lead VoltDB into Accelerated Growth with Key Verticals
Driving Global Demand for Fast Data in Telco and Financial Services Markets
BEDFORD, Mass. – March 29, 2017 – VoltDB, the enterprise-class in-memory database that powers business-critical applications, today announced the appointment of David Flower to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer. He had most recently served as the company’s Chief Revenue Officer.
Flower brings nearly three decades of IT leadership experience to VoltDB. He has repeatedly built shareholder value for global software companies, and will focus primarily on expanding VoltDB’s worldwide footprint in specific markets.
Since joining VoltDB as Chief Revenue Officer last year, Flower has re-architected the company’s go-to-market strategy, achieving:
– Industry alignment with deep domain expertise;
– Expanded value-based messaging to more effectively demonstrate core product value;
– Deeper investment into IoT;
– Restructuring of Sales & Marketing by vertical; and
– International expansion to support the rapid growth of global clients.
Prior to joining VoltDB, Flower served as Vice President EMEA for Carbon Black Inc. He has held senior executive positions in numerous successful global software companies, including Everbridge (NASDAQ: EVBG), as Senior Vice President International; Compuware, as Vice President EMEA (APM division) and UK Managing Director; Gomez, as Vice President EMEA; and MapInfo, where he served as Group Vice President, International. He also held senior management roles at Lotus Development and Xerox.
“I am excited to be leading the company through this next stage of accelerated growth,” said Flower. “Our customer base speaks volumes to the true enterprise-grade capability of our product, and we intend to fully capitalize on the market opportunities where we add unique value.”
For more information about VoltDB, visit https://voltdb.com.
VoltDB provides the only in-memory transactional database for applications that require an unprecedented combination of data scale, volume, and accuracy. Unlike other databases, including OLTP, Big Data, and NoSQL, only VoltDB supports all three modern application data requirements: VoltDB processes data points from millions of users and sources; ingests, analyzes, and acts on data in milliseconds; and data managed by VoltDB is accurate all the time, for all decisions.
Telecommunications, financial services, advertising, gaming and other industries rely on VoltDB to modernize their applications. VoltDB was founded by a team of world-class database experts, including Dr. Michael Stonebraker, winner of the coveted ACM Turing award.