MapR Names Former Oracle Executive Matt Mills President and COO
San Jose, CA

Industry veteran joins leading Hadoop technology provider to drive accelerated growth

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 over 20 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 the next phase of accelerated growth.”

About MapR Technologies

About MapR Technologies

MapR enables organizations to create disruptive advantage and long-term value from their data with the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, which delivers distributed processing, real-time analytics, and enterprise-grade requirements across cloud and on-premise environments–while leveraging the significant ongoing development in open source technologies including Spark and Hadoop. Organizations with the most demanding production needs, including sub-second response for fraud prevention, secure and highly available data-driven insights for better healthcare, petabyte analysis for threat detection, and integrated operational and analytic processing for improved customer experiences, run on MapR. A majority of customers achieves payback in fewer than 12 months and realizes greater than 5X ROI. MapR ensures customer success through world-class professional services and with free on-demand training that 50,000 developers, data analysts and administrators have used to close the big data skills gap. Amazon, Cisco, Google, HPE, Microsoft, SAP, and Teradata are part of the worldwide MapR partner ecosystem. Investors include Future Fund, Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. Connect with MapR on LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(978) 649-7189

Kim Pegnato
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(781) 620-0016