10 March 2015
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Orient Technologies Hires Former MongoDB Director Luca Olivari as President 

Strong Demand from Fortune 500 Companies is Fueling Unprecedented Growth

London, UK (March 10, 2015) – Orient Technologies, the company behind OrientDB, the graph-document database, today announced the hiring of Luca Olivari as President. A software executive with 16 years of experience, Luca has been working with some of the world’s most successful database companies including MySQL, Oracle and MongoDB. At OrientDB, he will be tasked to further accelerate company and community growth.

Prior to joining Orient Technologies, Luca was at MongoDB, a fast growing database vendor, where he built and grew tenfold the international ecosystem. Previously, he led the MySQL Sales Consulting team at Oracle and joined the company via the Sun Microsystems and MySQL acquisition. Before this, he ran the Business Development and Strategy team for a Systems Integrator.

“Graph databases are the fastest growing category on db-engines.com and will be adopted by 25% of enterprises for highly differentiated and critical use cases” said Luca Olivari. “OrientDB is uniquely positioned to exploit this trend and become the operational big data layer of the most demanding customers. The team has already made tremendous progress bringing the product to market and I’m thrilled to join.”

“When developers start using OrientDB, they say they’ve found the answer to their big data needs: a fast and reliable distributed multi-model graph-document database. Now it’s time to gain even more visibility in the crowded database market, by growing both the organization and the ecosystem. Luca Olivari has the proven experience to accomplish these goals and help take us to the next level.” Luca Garulli – Founder & CEO.

With downloads exceeding 50,000/month, more than 70 committers and thousands of production users, OrientDB is emerging as the leading next generation multi-model enterprise database combining the connectedness of graphs, the agility of documents and the familiar SQL dialect. Fortune 500 companies, government entities and startups use the technology to build large-scale innovative applications. Some of their clients include Ericsson, United Nations, Pitney Bowes, Sky, CenturyLink and Sonatype.

Orient Technologies is the main sponsor and the commercial supporter of OrientDB,  offering subscriptions, support, training, and consulting for the database.

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