VoltDB Names Fred Holahan Vice President of Marketing

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Repeat entrepreneur and open source leader to drive VoltDB market strategy and operations

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VoltDB, Inc., announced today that it has named Fred Holahan as the company’s Vice President of Marketing. Holahan will report to chief executive officer Scott Jarr. Biographies of the company’s leadership team can be found at http://www.voltdb.com/management.

Prior to joining VoltDB, Holahan was founder of Open Source Advisory (OSA), a boutique consulting firm focused on helping open source software companies create and implement high-volume market strategies. Prior to OSA, Holahan was co-founder of LexiBridge Corporation (acquired by Level3 Communications), GemLogic, Inc. (acquired by SilverStream/Novell) and Active Endpoints, Inc. He also held leadership roles at Progress Software and Interactive Data.

“Fred is a vital addition to the VoltDB team,” said Jarr. “He brings to the company a unique understanding of open source community cultures and market strategies. He is also deeply experienced at delivering products to developers, which represent VoltDB’s primary market audience. I expect Fred to have a strongly positive impact on all of the company’s market-facing initiatives.”

“I’m very excited to be joining VoltDB,” said Holahan. “I’m a huge believer in the scale and performance capabilities that can be achieved with the VoltDB architecture. Not to mention, VoltDB is taking these advancements to breakthrough levels at a time when the market is eager for new database alternatives. I look forward to helping the company serve its customers, partners and open source users with industry leading products and services.”

About VoltDB, Inc.
Founded in 2009 by RDBMS pioneer Mike Stonebraker, VoltDB eliminates transactional performance and scalability barriers by delivering a breakthrough DBMS solution that combines in-memory processing, a shared-nothing scale-out architecture and unique high-availability operations. Unlike NoSQL alternatives, VoltDB leverages the proven benefits of SQL and ACID transactions to deliver web-scale performance while reducing user application code and complexity. Visit http://www.voltdb.com for more information.


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