MapR Technologies Names Dan Atler as Chief Financial Officer

November 20, 2013

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

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:

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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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