Title: MySQL Product Management Director
Over the past 20 years, Mike has helped organizations formulate and implement complex new products and strategies.
His background spans database development, tools, packaging, security, and backup. He's brought well over 15 new to market products. During 9 years at MySQL he's been instrumental in working with various database and development tools, the MySQL repos, and various security products and features.
As a founder and VP of Products at Gazzang (acq. by Cloudera) he brought to market Linux TDE and a SaaS key management products. As a co-founder and head of products at Idera (acq. by HGGC) he brought to market 5 database management products including SQL Secure, SQL Compliance Manager, and SQLsafe. At PentaSafe (acq. By NetIQ), as Product Author and Product Line Manager, he created a line of products for Security and Risk assessment of Linux and Web Servers. Mikes experience spans databases, operating systems, security, e-business, and trading systems.
Title: MySQL Principle Presales Consultant
Mark has been working for Oracle MySQL for over 6 years helping steer customers through the the process of growing their business and leveraging all the features MySQL has to offer. MySQL is constantly being improved so the learning never stops!
His Background is broad. Initially working as a Linux and Network Sysadmin for 5 years, then progressing to help design,build and deploy a global content delivery network. Experience in dev-ops and building service delivery teams to deliver standardized and secure deployments. Marks experience spans hardware design and build, Linux kernel development, security hardening, network design, systems design, service delivery and of course presales technical consultancy. He's worked for a variety of small startups to big name such as Level3, Juniper and Oracle.