EMEA Expansion Continues with Nordic Office

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MapR has doubled the size of its team across Europe in the last six months, most recently with our Stockholm office led by Patrik Svanström. Svanström is an experienced senior executive most recently in the role of director of the storage division for General Western Europe at Hewlett Packard with a P&L responsibility for eight countries, 120 employees and $500 million revenue stream. Over his 20 year career, Svanström has been managing director for EMC in Sweden and held senior roles at Oracle, Infor and Xerox.

Svanström is joined by Ulf Andreasson as systems architect for the Nordic region. Andreasson brings over 20 years of IT industry and enterprise software experience with both small start-ups as well as larger public companies. Andreasson has broad experience, which includes UNIX, Linux, virtualization, cloud and enterprise management software. While at VMware, he led a small group of system engineers focused on enterprise management in EMEA. Earlier in his career, Andreasson held senior technical roles with SGI, Sun and EMC. To read more about the announcement click here.

This blog post was published August 20, 2013.