Jay has over 15 years of experience leading sales growth while driving value for customers. At MapR, Jay leads the West Region sales team in business strategy and execution. Prior to MapR, Jay was the Regional Director of Enterprise Accounts at Oracle. Previous roles at Oracle include Key Account Director, Technology Sales Manager, and Sales Rep. Earlier in his career, Jay held sales management positions at NetClerk, a technology and services company offering streamlining solutions to telecom and utility companies and state and local government.
Additional Team Members
Patrik is Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at MapR. Patrik is responsible for all aspects of MapR business activities across the region, including sales development, strategic planning, customer engagement and revenue growth. Patrik has over 20 years of experience in field operations and strategy, working with both small entrepreneurial startups as well as large enterprise technology companies. He has a consistent track record in building world-class, customer-centric teams, organizations and leaders.
Martin Darling brings to MapR a successful track record of cultivating high-impact sales and marketing teams and building sustainable, high-performance sales operations across Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ). As Vice President, Asia Pacific/Japan for MapR, Martin is responsible for strengthening MapR's presence across APJ. Prior to MapR, Martin was VP, APJ at QLogic. Previous to that position, Martin was the VP and general manager of Asia Pacific at DataDirect Networks, where he successfully expanded the company's presence in Asia.
Steve brings over 12 years of experience in product marketing and business development to MapR. As Vice President of Product Marketing, he is in charge of increasing awareness and driving demand, as well as identifying new market opportunities for MapR solutions for Big Data management and analytics. Steve was previously Vice President of Marketing for Teradata Unified Data Architecture, where he drove Big Data strategy and market awareness across the product line, including Apache Hadoop.
Kathy leads MapR’s accounting and finance team and is responsible for the financial management of the company. Prior to MapR, Kathy held the corporate controller position at Ravix Group, Xactly Corporation, Rainfinity, and SQRIBE. She has led companies by developing solid infrastructure in accounting and operations at start-up stage through successful growing companies. Her broad experience includes accounting system setup and implementation, foreign subsidiary expansion, financial planning, and cash management.
Michele joins MapR from PARC, a Xerox company, where she led the marketing team. Prior to that, Michele was a partner with Indigo Partners, developing and executing successful marketing strategies to drive growth for a variety of technology companies. Clients included BabyCenter, Hewlett-Packard, Intraware, Inxight Software, Kensington Technologies, and Plantronics.
Jay has been leading sales teams and driving growth strategies for technology companies for over 20 years. At MapR, Jay leads the East Region sales team in business strategy and execution. Prior to joining MapR, he was a Regional Vice President with Silver Spring Networks, a leader in standards-based Smart Grid networking products. In that role, he was responsible for the day-to-day management of the sales team as well as the management of key client relationships.
Xavier Guerin joins MapR Technologies as Vice President, Southern Europe and Benelux. Xavier has 23 years of experience in EMEA and corporate business development for both small and large companies. Prior to joining MapR, Xavier was VP Sales, EMEA for Quantum, a global provider of data protection and big data management solutions. Prior to that role, Xavier was Senior Director, Southern Europe and Middle East, for Isilon Systems, where he was responsible for the implementation and business development of Isilon solutions in Southern Europe and the Middle East.
Bill leads the business development function at MapR. He is responsible for partnerships and alliances with technology and service providers that help customers realize the maximum possible value from MapR products. Bill previously held executive positions with VMware, EMC, and Rainfinity (now EMC). At VMware and EMC, he championed the development of software-defined data management and managed alliances with strategically important data management and analytics partners. Prior to EMC, Bill led business development at Rainfinity.
Suresh is responsible for MapR's release engineering and quality assurance operations. Prior to joining MapR, Suresh held numerous engineering positions at Informatica, most recently as Vice President R&D, where he led the quality engineering, build and release for unified Informatica data integration platform. Suresh is an expert in overseeing all aspects of R&D operations; while at Informatica, Suresh built and led a global R&D team of over 150 QA and R&D specialists located throughout the US, UK, and India.