10gen to Speak on Enterprise Big Data and Scaling With NoSQL at MIT/Stanford Venture Lab Event

10gen President Max Schireson to Participate in May 15 "NoSQL & Big Data - Scaling the Enterprise into the New Age" Panel

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - May 11, 2012) - 10gen, the company behind the leading open source NoSQL database MongoDB, today announced that President Max Schireson will take part in a panel discussion on Big Data and how enterprises have taken note of how disruptive scaling is painless with NoSQL technology. The MIT/Stanford Venture Lab event takes place on May 15, 2012 at Stanford's Graduate School of Business and will be moderated by Robert Scoble, startup liaison officer at Rackspace Hosting. Additional speakers include: Doug Cutting, chairman of the board of directors at Apache Software Foundation and founder of Hadoop; Andrew Mendelsohn, senior vice president, database server technologies, Oracle; James Phillips, director, co-founder and senior vice president, products at Couchbase.


Who: Max Schireson, president, 10gen

What: NoSQL & Big Data - Scaling the Enterprise into the New Age

When: May 15, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PT

Where: CEMEX Auditorium at Knight Management Center, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California

Details: NoSQL ("Not only SQL") enables queries and analytics against "unstructured" data, which allows for rapid prototyping and agile development of business intelligence applications. MongoDB is the leading NoSQL database, with a fast-growing community of software developers replacing RDBMS with the agile, feature-rich data store. Users enjoy the freedom provided by a dynamic schema and confidence in a solution that easily scales horizontally.

About Schireson Schireson has over a dozen years of experience in database, web and enterprise software solutions. Prior to his building and extending 10gen/MongoDB's market leadership at 10gen, Max spent seven years at MarkLogic, provider of a database for unstructured information, where he played a variety of executive roles including chief operating officer. Under Schireson's leadership, MarkLogic ranked as the fourth fastest growing software company in Silicon Valley in Deloitte's 2008 Technology Fast 50. Prior to MarkLogic, Max spent ten years at Oracle where he served as chief applications architect and vice president, e-commerce and self-service applications.

About 10gen 10gen is the initiator, contributor and continual sponsor of MongoDB, offering production support, training, consulting and online management services for the database. Thousands of leading Web 2.0 companies as well as Fortune 500 enterprises have adopted MongoDB. 10gen is funded by Flybridge Capital Partners, Sequoia Capital and Union Square Ventures. For more information, visit www.10gen.com or www.mongodb.org.