10gen Hires Former TIBCO CFO Sydney Carey
NEW YORK—April 9, 2013—10gen, the MongoDB company, today announced the appointment of Sydney Carey as Chief Financial Officer. Formerly the CFO at TIBCO Software, a $3 billion provider of infrastructure software, Carey will lead 10gen’s finance, accounting, human resources and administration. She will be based in the company's Palo Alto office.
“Sydney brings the right experience to this critical role, and we’re excited to have her join the company at this rapid-growth stage for MongoDB and 10gen,” said Max Schireson, CEO at 10gen. “I look forward to working with Sydney as we execute on our long-term vision of providing the best database for how applications are written, scaled and managed today.”
Carey held a variety of roles during her nine years at TIBCO, most recently as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. She was promoted from Vice President of Finance to CFO in January 2009. Prior to TIBCO, Carey was CFO at Autonomic Networks (also known as Vernier Networks), a provider of network access control solutions, and before that at Pacific Broadband Communications, where she directed the company through its acquisition by Juniper Networks.
“I'm excited to join the 10gen leadership team to help build on 10gen’s success related to the MongoDB phenomenon among developers, architects and IT professionals,” said Carey. “I will be focused on helping the company address its unique opportunity as the first real mainstream challenger to Oracle and the relational model within a $30 billion market.”
Carey was named a Bay Area CFO of the Year in 2012 and serves on the board of Bazaarvoice, a leading social software and data analytics company. Carey holds a B.A. in economics from Stanford University.
10gen recently announced the appointment of Philip Carty as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Carty joined 10gen following six years at Successfactors, an SAP AG company and the global leader in business execution (BizX) software, where he was Global Vice President of Sales across all markets and segments.
MongoDB is the open-source, document database popular among developers and IT professionals due to its agile and scalable approach. MongoDB provides a JSON data model with dynamic schemas, extensive driver support, auto-sharding, built-in replication and high availability, full and flexible index support, rich queries, aggregation, in-place updates and GridFS for large file storage.
10gen has raised more than $81 million in funding from investors Flybridge Capital Partners, In-Q-Tel, Intel Capital, NEA, Red Hat, Sequoia Capital and Union Square Ventures.
10gen has more than 600 commercial customers including many of the world’s leading brands, such as Cisco, Craigslist, Disney, EA, eBay, Ericsson, Forbes, Foursquare, Intuit, LexisNexis, McAfee, MTV, Salesforce.com, Shutterfly and Telefonica. Common use cases include operational and analytical big data, content management and delivery, mobile and social infrastructure, user data management and data hub.
10gen is the company behind MongoDB, the leading NoSQL database. MongoDB is the open-source, document database that is reshaping the market due to the popularity of its agile and scalable approach among developers and IT professionals. 10gen leads MongoDB development, supports the large and growing MongoDB community, provides commercial subscriptions including support, and offers consulting and training. For more information, visit www.10gen.com.