Martin is Vice President, Asia Pacific & Japan, at MapR
Martin Darling brings to MapR an established, successful track record of cultivating high-impact sales and marketing teams and building sustainable, high performance sales operations across Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ), for storage technology leaders such as EMC and Hitachi, Ltd.'s Data Systems unit. Mr. Darling is responsible for strengthening MapR's presence across APJ to expand its hadoop distribution to existing as well as new users of Hadoop Mr. Darling has deep domain expertise, with a career that spans a multitude of sales and general management roles over a period of 15 years in the storage industry. Prior to joining QLogic in June 2009, Mr. Darling was at DataDirect Networks (DDN) as vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific, where he successfully expanded the company's presence in Asia, igniting new business in Korea and India. Prior to DDN, Martin was at Copan Systems, where he was responsible for sales in Asia Pacific and increased revenue tenfold per quarter in only one year and established new vertical business operations in the video gaming, Internet and energy sectors. Prior to Copan, Martin headed up the Asia Pacific Dell Business Sales Unit at EMC, where he materially increased the company's revenue and presence throughout the region. Martin also worked at Hitachi, Ltd.'s Data Systems unit where he doubled channel sales in just three years.