MapR Technologies, Inc. announced today that Brad Mandell has joined the company as Worldwide Vice President of Field Operations. Brad will be responsible for the overall strategy and execution related to sales, support, and customer success.
"We're excited to add Brad to our world-class team as our customer base continues to rapidly expand. Brad's background and leadership skills will prove invaluable as we continue to grow to meet the high demand for the MapR distribution and ensure customer success with Hadoop," said John Schroeder, CEO and Co-Founder at MapR Technologies, Inc.
Brad joins MapR with over 20 years of management experience and success in leading sales and service teams in the technology industry. Most recently, Brad was Global Director for Security at Cisco Systems, Inc. where he focused on business transformation, new company acquisitions, and the assimilation of SaaS, cloud and on-premise security solutions. Brad was also Vice President of Enterprise Field Operations at Juniper Networks joining Juniper through the acquisition of Peribit Networks. In addition to Peribit, Brad has held senior management positions at Consentry, Jetstream, 3COM and IBM.
Brad has a BSC in Finance and Management from Santa Clara University, as well as Executive Leadership certifications from Harvard and Wharton.