|[June 17, 2014]
Couchbase Appoints Sujan Jain as Its Chief Financial Officer
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Inc., provider of the most complete NoSQL database, today announced
the appointment of Sujan Jain as its SVP & Chief Financial Officer,
expanding its management team to accelerate the company's rapid growth
as more and more enterprises build mission critical applications on
In the past year, Couchbase has achieved 400% growth, doubled the
employee base and added large enterprise customers around the world,
including Amadeus, Beats, Neiman Marcus and Viber. Jain will be
responsible for the continued development of the company's long-term
financial success and will oversee all Couchbase financial and
"Adding our CFO is a significant step forward for Couchbase as we
continue to progress on our path to becoming a publicly traded company,"
said Couchbase CEO Bob Wiederhold. "Sujan has impressive credentials
that include senior executive positions responsible for increasing
business, leading finance and operations, as well as serving as a board
advisor for both publicly and privately held companies. We are thrilled
to have Sujan join our leadership team."
Mr. Jain is an operationally focused, seasoned executive with a strong
track record in strategic planning, financial management and growing and
scaling global organizations. He most recently served as the Senior Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer of Model N (NYSE: MODN), a leading
provider of revenue management software, where he led a successful $120
million Initial Public Offering within a year of joining the company.
Prior to ModelN, Mr. Jain served as the Vice President of Finance and
General Manager of the software vertical for NetSuite (News - Alert), Inc. (NYSE: N).
Mr. Jain has also held Chief Financial Officer positions at Transmeta
Corporation and at NanoAmp Solutions. Additionally, he has held several
investment banking and operating roles at J.P. Morgan Chase, Lazard and
Schlumberger (News - Alert). Mr. Jain is also an advisor to several publicly and
privately held high-tech companies.
"Couchbase is showing incredible traction among the Fortune500 as the
most scalable and reliable NoSQL solution for enterprise big data
initiatives," said Jain. "The adoption of Couchbase Server for mission
critical applications by large, global organizations, as well as its
experienced executive team, are what attracted me to the company. I am
excited to leverage my experience working with pre and post IPO
companies to extend Couchbase's leadership in the NoSQL industry."
Sujan holds a MBA, with Beta Gamma Sigma honors, from Columbia
University, a B.S. degree in engineering from Delhi Institute of
Technology and is a certified public accountant.
Couchbase provides the world's most complete, most scalable and best
performing NoSQL database. Couchbase Server is designed from a simple
yet bold vision: build the first and best, general-purpose NoSQL
database. That goal has resulted in an industry leading solution that
includes a shared nothing architecture, a single node-type, a built in
caching layer, true auto-sharding and the world's first NoSQL mobile
offering: Couchbase Mobile, a complete NoSQL mobile solution comprised
of Couchbase Server, Couchbase Sync Gateway (News - Alert) and Couchbase Lite.
Couchbase Server and all Couchbase Mobile products are open source
projects. Couchbase counts many of the world's biggest brands as its
customers, including Amadeus, Bally's, Beats Music, Cisco, Comcast,
Concur, Disney, eBay (News - Alert) / PayPal, Neiman Marcus, Orbitz, Rakuten / Viber,
Sky, Tencent and Verizon, as well as hundreds of other household names
worldwide. Couchbase is headquartered in Silicon Valley, and has raised
$56 million in funding from Accel Partners (News - Alert), Adams Street Partners,
Ignition Partners, Mayfield Fund and North Bridge Venture Partners. www.couchbase.com
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