MapR Names Jim Kowalski Chief Revenue Officer

November 16, 2016

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today named Jim Kowalski to lead its worldwide sales organization. As the Chief Revenue Officer, Jim is responsible for the global MapR go-to-market team, including sales and sales engineering.

“We welcome Jim to MapR as we continue to rapidly grow our business,” said Matt Mills, CEO, MapR Technologies. “He has deep expertise in our space and recognizes the significant potential that the MapR Converged Data Platform brings to the market. Jim’s focus is on accelerating our top-line revenue and ability to execute, while continuing to scale our go-to-market capabilities.”

Jim joins MapR most recently from Marketo where he led their enterprise organization to significant growth. Prior to that, Jim held a number of senior sales leadership positions with Oracle in both the technology and applications divisions that included their big data and analytics teams. Before Oracle, Jim was Chief Marketing Officer of SmartSignal, an early pioneer in the Internet of Things (IoT), now owned by GE.

“MapR has architected a big data software platform like no other on the market,” said Kowalski. “This differentiation is a true game changer that’s proven to help MapR customers achieve unprecedented levels of performance and returns. I look forward to the tremendous opportunities ahead.”

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About MapR Technologies

MapR Technologies is a visionary Silicon Valley software company and creator of the next-generation data platform for AI and analytics, with the scale and reliability required by enterprise-grade, mission-critical deployments. The MapR Data Platform delivers the power of dataware to accelerate data-driven innovation. Forward leaning companies such as Cisco, Philips, and Société Générale, are able to create new data-driven solutions to outperform the competition. Learn more: mapr.com.

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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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