Leadership at SingleStore
Chief Executive Officer
Raj Verma is CEO at SingleStore and has more than 25 years of global experience in enterprise software and scaling operations. Raj helped grow TIBCO software to over $1B revenue as CMO, EVP Global Sales, and COO. He was also COO at Aptus Software and Hortonworks. Raj holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from BMS College of Engineering in Bangalore, India.
Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder
Adam Prout is the CTO at SingleStore and oversees product architecture and development. He joined SingleStore in 2011 as a co-founding engineer. Previously, Adam led engineering efforts on kernel development at Microsoft SQL Server. He holds Bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics, and a Masters degree in Mathematics from the University of Waterloo.
Chief Financial Officer
Brad brings over 25 years of accounting and finance experience to SingleStore. Previously, Brad was CFO at Aryaka Networks and Marin Software. Prior to Marin Software, Brad was a Managing Director in the Software Investment Banking group at Deutsche Bank. Brad began his career at Ernst & Young as a CPA. Brad received his B.A. degree from the University of Washington.
Meaghan brings over a decade of legal experience to SingleStore. Meaghan was previously associate general counsel at Veeva Systems. Prior to Veeva, she was in private practice at Gunderson Dettmer and Wilson Sonsini focusing on capital markets and IPOs. Meaghan began her career at Cravath Swaine & Moore focusing on M&A. Meaghan received her BS from Georgia Tech and JD from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
SVP Human Resources
Mick Charles is SVP of Human Resources at SingleStore, previously the VP of Corporate Marketing. Prior to SingleStore, he spent nearly two decades in sales at TIBCO Software, with a final position as VP, Head of Sales - Americas East.
Sanjay brings decades of sales and marketing leadership experience at high growth global software companies such as PTC, Interwoven, Oracle and Darktrace. His views on technology are widely reported by leading media outlets. Sanjay has a degree in Computer Science from IIT Roorkee.
Shireesh Thota is SVP, Engineering at SingleStore responsible for product design and development. Shireesh has experience on large scale, big data, scale-out, relational and schema agnostic distributed systems. He previously ran engineering efforts at Azure Cosmos DB, and PostgreSQL Hyperscale (Citus) services at Microsoft. Shireesh has a B.S in computer science from B.I.T.S Pilani, India and a M.S. in computer science from University of Connecticut.
SVP Product Management
Prior to joining SingleStore, Yatharth spent 14 years at Microsoft driving vision, strategy and execution across a diverse set of consumer and enterprise products. In the enterprise space, Yatharth built businesses with a revenue of over $400 million, and delivered differentiated customer value. Yatharth hold a Bachelor's in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech, as well as a GMP from Harvard Business School.
Board of Directors
Bruce Armstrong is an Operating Partner at Khosla Ventures, with a focus on big data and enterprise technology companies. Most recently, Bruce was the President and CEO of PivotLink, and held leadership positions at Kickfire, Sybase, Teradata, and AT&T. Bruce holds a Bachelor’s, Computer Science from UC Berkeley where he is a current guest lecturer.
Kevin Efrusy joined Accel in 2003 and focuses on software and consumer investments, including Facebook, Groupon, Couchbase, and others. He also leads the firm’s Latin America initiatives. Prior to Accel, Kevin founded Corio and served as the first CEO of IronPlanet. Kevin holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering and an MBA from Stanford University.
Lonne Jaffe is a managing director at Insight Partners. He was previously the CEO in Insight portfolio company Syncsort and SVP for corporate strategy at CA Technologies. Prior to CA, Lonne was with IBM, where helped a number of sizable software acquisitions. Lonne holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Harvard University.
Raj Verma is CEO at SingleStore and has more than 25 years of global experience in enterprise software and scaling operations. Raj helped grow TIBCO software to over $1B revenue as CMO, EVP Global Sales and COO. He was also COO at Aptus Software and Hortonworks. Raj holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from BMS College of Engineering in Bangalore, India.
Sue Bostrom has served on the boards of more than a dozen technology companies over the last two decades. Sue is the former EVP and CMO at Cisco Systems. With almost 14 years at Cisco, she developed and communicated Cisco’s vision and strategy through positioning, branding, advertising and product marketing. Sue holds a BS in Business from the University of Illinois, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Madrona Venture Group
Ted Kummert is a partner at Madrona Venture Group. Ted recently led Products and Engineering at Apptio and previously was a Corporate VP at Microsoft and oversaw engineering and business teams for Microsoft’s Application Platform, which includes SQL Server and SQL Azure. Ted holds a Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.
Tim Cabral is a board member at Veeva Systems, ServiceTitan and Doximity. He is also an advisor and venture partner at SeventySix Capital, and was previously the CFO of Veeva Systems. Tim helped grow Veeva to over $1B in revenue and was instrumental in the company’s IPO in 2013 which raised over $300 million in primary and secondary capital. Tim holds a BS in Finance and an MBA in Finance from Santa Clara University, where he is currently a faculty member.