There is an army of more than 70 Committers and 1000’s of Contributors behind the OrientDB open source project, all managed by Orient Technologies, LTD. The Leadership Team below is a dedicated group consisting of experienced executives and highly skilled engineers.

Luca Garulli

Luca Garulli

Luca Garulli

Chief Executive Officer, Founder

Luca is the original author of the OrientDB product. He started working with storage algorithms in 1998 and created the first production-ready version of OrientDB in early 2010 after 17 years of experience working with other DBMSs. Luca is a member of the Sun Microsystems JDO 1.0 and 2.0 Expert Groups that wrote the JDO standard. He has also published various tech articles in Technet, Computer Programming, IoProgrammer, and Week.it magazines.


Luca Olivari

Luca Olivari

Luca Olivari

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.



Andrey Lomakin

Andrey Lomakin

Andrey Lomakin

Lead Research & Development Engineer

OrientDB Contributor since 2011 and Committer since 2012, Andrey designed the new PLOCAL storage engine, SB-Tree and Hash-Tree indexes. He now leads Research & Development.


Enrico Risa

Enrico Risa

Enrico Risa

Lead Enterprise Engineer

OrientDB Contributor since 2013 and Committer since 2014, Enrico leads the development teams behind OrientDB Studio, OrientDB Enterprise Edition and the OrientDB-Lucene plugin.


Emanuele Tagliaferri

Emanuele Tagliaferri

Emanuele Tagliaferri

Lead Protocol and Driver Engineer

Emanuele started to contribute to the OrientDB project in 2010 with the implementation of orientdb-c, the first C language driver. Now he manages the protocol and driver development team.


Luigi Dell'Aquila

Luigi Dell'Aquila

Luigi Dell'Aquila

Director of Consulting

10 years experience as an ICT consultant, passionate software developer and Open Source enthusiast. Luigi managed OrientDB Academy since 2013, and since 2014 he manages Orient Technologies consulting services. He is also one of the main OrientDB core committers, mainly focused on OrientSQL, query execution and optimization.

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