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Bob served as President and CEO of Couchbase from 2010 to 2017. Until an acquisition by IBM in 2008, Bob served as chairman, CEO, and president of Transitive Corporation, the worldwide leader in cross-platform virtualization with over 20 million users. Previously, he was president and CEO of Tality Corporation, the worldwide leader in electronic design services, whose revenues and size grew to almost $200 million and had 1,500 worldwide employees. Bob held several executive general management positions at Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation company, which he joined in 1985 as an early stage start-up and helped to grow to more than $1.5 billion during his 13 years at the company. Bob also headed High Level Design Systems, a successful electronic design automation start-up that was acquired by Cadence in 1996.

Notice Anything Different?

Today we began using our new company logo and updated the look and feel of our website. You can do a quick comparison of the logo change below.  We hope you like it.  For most of the people in the...

/ December 16, 2014

Oracle is no match for today’s apps

On Thursday Oracle announced another bad quarter. Oracle blamed sales execution for the miss last quarter, this time it blamed the economy. I’m not so sure. The accelerating shift away from relational databases to new technologies like NoSQL and Hadoop...

/ December 16, 2014

Simply Transformational

It’s great to be posting my first blog as NorthScale’s new chief executive. This is a unique company with a unique opportunity to drive the incredible transformation taking place in the data management space. I’m thrilled to be a part...

/ December 16, 2014

Why MySQL 5.6 is no real threat to NoSQL

Over the past couple of days a number of people have asked my opinion of the latest MySQL 5.6 release. For those who haven’t seen the news, Oracle announced its first major MySQL release in two years. Since NoSQL has...

/ December 16, 2014

$25m Round of Financing and 400% Growth for Couchbase

Earlier today, Couchbase announced blowout first half results and a new $25m round of financing. When we delivered the Couchbase 2.0 release last December we had high hopes for its success but the incredible positive reaction from the community and...

/ December 16, 2014