MapR Technologies Names Dan Atler as Chief Financial Officer
San Jose, CA
Hadoop technology leader surpasses 500 customers and expands team to manage rapid growth

MapR Technologies, Inc., the leader in Hadoop technology for Big Data deployments, today announced the appointment of Dan Atler as Chief Financial Officer. Atler brings over 20 years of executive leadership experience in public markets, mergers and acquisitions, and multinational operations, including managing three companies through successful IPOs.

“We are very pleased to welcome Dan to our executive management team at this exciting acceleration point for the company. MapR is growing significantly with more than 500 customers across an array of industries trusting our enterprise Hadoop platform for success with Big Data,” said John Schroeder, CEO and co-founder, MapR Technologies. “With the recent addition of industry veteran Mike Lehman to our Board of Directors and Dan’s appointment we have the right team in place to achieve our long term goals. Dan’s experience guiding high growth companies to achieve their financial objectives will be a true asset to our team.”

A seasoned financial veteran with public and private company experience including multinational operations, Atler most recently served as CFO for Meraki, a cloud networking and security firm acquired by Cisco. Previously as CFO, he successfully guided Ikanos and Silicon Image through their IPOs. Additionally, he served as CFO to LitePoint, acquired by Teradyne, and Wireless Access, acquired by Glenayre, and as Controller for Global Village Communication during its IPO process. He began his career at Ernst & Young where he spent 10 years in senior roles and received his CPA.

“MapR is on an amazing growth trajectory with Fortune100 and leading Web 2.0 customers across a diverse set of industries," said Atler. "MapR’s world-class management team, attractive business model and global footprint attracted me to the company. I am excited to bring my experiences to the table and help guide MapR through its continued growth and evolution.”

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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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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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