Calpont Appoints Nick Ochoa as Vice President of Marketing
Business Intelligence Software Veteran Joins Calpont to Drive InfiniDB growth in the “Big Data” Market
Frisco, Texas - July 21, 2010– Calpont Corporation, a provider of scalable, high-performance, column oriented analytic databases, today announced that Nick Ochoa has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing, based in the Silicon Valley of California.
Mr. Ochoa will be responsible for heading Calpont’s marketing efforts, including brand development, demand generation, product marketing, sales enablement and public relations. Mr. Ochoa brings over ten years of technical marketing experience, with his greatest tenure in the Business Intelligence, Reporting, and Analytics software arena. Prior to joining Calpont, he held executive product marketing positions at Hyperion Solutions (now part of Oracle) and Brio Software. “We’re excited to have Nick join Calpont at time when InfiniDB is gaining broad acceptance within the MySQL development community and enterprise customers that are struggling with data growth and scalability issues,” said Jeff Vogel, Calpont President and CEO. “Nick’s strategic marketing insights and Business Intelligence experience complements the team and will help to accelerate adoption and position Calpont as the leader in this new market.”
“ ‘Big Data’ has posed a big problem for companies that need to unlock rapid value from that data, but are using traditional databases and data warehouses that were never designed to scale so large and simultaneously meet the performance needs of the business,” said Nick Ochoa, Calpont Vice President of Marketing. “Calpont’s InfiniDB product is designed to scale with Big Data, and provides extremely fast performance compared to traditional offerings, as well as newer, competitive solutions. Data infrastructure technology is a hot market and I’m thrilled to join the team as it prepares for rapid growth.”
Calpont Corporation provides the scalable suite of InfiniDB database products for use with MySQL. Based on column-oriented technology and backed up with full transactional support, InfiniDB is optimized to handle analytics, business intelligence and read-intensive application deployments. Currently available in open source form at www.infinidb.org and via the Early Adopter Program at www.calpont.com, InfiniDB simply changes the game for open source database analytics.
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