OrientDB Hires MongoDB and MarkLogic Executive as VP of Sales

Jim Stock Joins OrientDB to Lead and Build the Worldwide Sales Organization

London, UK (Nov 2, 2015) – Orient Technologies, the company behind OrientDB (www.orientdb.com), the graph-document database that pioneered the multi-model concept, announced today that Jim Stock, an experienced executive in the NoSQL database market, will join the company as Vice President of Worldwide Sales.

Jim is an accomplished enterprise sales leader who brings more than 20 years of experience to Orient Technologies. Most recently, he was Senior Director at MongoDB where he led the EMEA Field Sales team during a time of unprecedented growth. Prior to that, Jim served as a Director at Marklogic where he held a variety of management roles, including running the team responsible for the largest vertical market, Media. Prior to MarkLogic, he spent 9 years in various management positions at Bertelsmann. Throughout his career, Jim has built high performance sales teams that consistently deliver strong results.

“Hiring a sales leader of Jim’s experience is an endorsement of the immense opportunity for the leading multi-model database to transform one of the largest industries,” said Luca Olivari, President, OrientDB. “Jim’s experience with managing enterprise clients and deep knowledge of the database market will be essential during this accelerated stage of our growth.”

“OrientDB, with its combination of graph and document models, represents the next stage in the evolution of the NoSQL database.” said Jim. “I was really impressed with the mission criticality of the applications that organizations are building with OrientDB, whether it’s a tier 1 e-Commerce company that built a Recommendation Engine that combines Product Catalog data to drive increased online revenue, or a leading global bank putting OrientDB at the heart of their technology refresh applications.”

With downloads exceeding 70,000 per month, more than 100 community contributors and 1000’s of production users, Orient Technologies is experiencing tremendous growth in both community and Enterprise adoption. The native multi-model database combines the connectedness of graphs, the agility of documents and the familiar SQL dialect. Fortune 500 companies, government entities and startups all use the technology to build large-scale innovative applications. Some of their clients include the United Nations, Pitney Bowes, Sky, CenturyLink and Sonatype. OrientDB recently won the prestigious 2015 Infoworld Bossie Award.

Orient Technologies is the main sponsor and the commercial supporter of OrientDB.


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