MapR Expands Executive Leadership Team with Appointment of Anil Gadre to SVP of Product Management
San Jose, CA

Noted industry veteran brings deep technology, product, and community experience to enterprise Hadoop leader

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that Anil Gadre has joined the company as senior vice president of product management. Gadre served as a strategic advisor to the company, and, in his new role, will drive the ongoing strategic development and execution of MapR products. With Gadre, MapR adds a proven technology leader and further expands its deep executive management team. 

Gadre brings to MapR more than 20 years of experience driving innovative products. At Sun Microsystems Gadre held a variety of roles, including chief marketing officer, and, most recently, general manager of Sun’s open source software business, which included the Java platform and the MySQL database. Prior to joining MapR, Gadre was executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Silver Spring Networks.

“During his tenure at Sun, Anil had overall responsibility for a broad range of product categories including MySQL and Java, some of the most widely-adopted open source technologies of all time,” said John Schroeder, chief executive officer and co-founder, MapR Technologies. “Anil understands enterprise customer requirements and can translate their requests and challenges into robust, market-leading enterprise Hadoop solutions.”

The MapR Distribution including Apache Hadoop is a proven, enterprise-grade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. Enabling organizations to successfully leverage the power of Hadoop, MapR provides a secure multi-tenant environment with high availability, disaster recovery, consistent snapshots, and the best in-Hadoop database, MapR-DB, to reliably run both operational and analytical processing in one platform.

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About MapR Technologies

Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., MapR provides the industry’s only Converged Data Platform that enables customers to harness the power of big data by applying analytical insights in real-time to operational applications to improve business outcomes. With MapR, enterprises have an unparalleled data management platform for undertaking digital transformation initiatives to achieve competitive edge. World-class companies have realized more than five times their return on investment using MapR. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, SAP and other leading businesses are part of the global MapR partner ecosystem. For more information, visit

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