Martin Darling brings to MapR a successful track record of cultivating high-impact sales and marketing teams and building sustainable, high-performance sales operations across Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ). As Vice President, Asia Pacific/Japan for MapR, Martin is responsible for strengthening MapR's presence across APJ. Prior to MapR, Martin was VP, APJ at QLogic. Previous to that position, Martin was the VP and general manager of Asia Pacific at DataDirect Networks, where he successfully expanded the company's presence in Asia. Prior to DDN, Martin was at Copan Systems, where he was responsible for sales in the Asia Pacific region. Before joining Copan Systems, Martin held numerous roles at EMC. Martin also worked at Hitachi Data Systems, where he ran the partner business for Asia and Latin America.
Martin holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from South Cheshire College in Crewe, England.