Dev Ittycheria becomes the President and Chief Executive Officer of MongoDB, a leading database company serving a multitude of large and medium organizations across many sectors all over the world. In the telecom space, MongoDB provides in-memory database that supports, among others, real-time services for mobile operators including subscriber self-care services and network analytics.
Dev takes over from Max Schireson who will now become the Vice Chairman of the company. Dev was the co-founder and CEO of BladeLogic, a company that provides business service management software. According to a statement from MongoDB, BladeLogic is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in the last decade. Dev founded the company in 2001 and took it public in 2007 before selling it to BMC software in 2008 for USD900 million. Dev led BMC Software as the President of the Enterprise Service Management business.
Dev is presently a Board Member of several companies including Datadog, Signpost, AppDynamics and BazaarVoice. Dev graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Rutgers University in New Jersey, US.
“We are delighted that Dev will be leading the next leg of our amazing growth. Max has built a world-class team that has shipped great software, raised a record amount of money from smart investors, attracted hundreds of great partners and generated millions in revenue from the world’s leading companies. Dev’s skills are a fantastic addition as we continue to grow our leadership in the market.”
– Dwight Merriman, Chairman and Co-Founder, MongoDB
“I’m thrilled by the opportunity to help create the next great database company. MongoDB helps companies create entirely new types of business applications, while dramatically accelerating time to market and lowering overall costs. I look forward to scaling what we can do.”
– Dev Ittycheria, President and Chief Executive Officer, MongoDB