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NuoDB Strengthens Executive Management Team to Drive Global Growth

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – July 22, 2015 – NuoDB, the leader in scale-out SQL database technology for global operations, today announced changes to its management team to accelerate growth, drive innovation and expand its geographic footprint.

Barry Morris: Founding CEO of NuoDB, Morris is moving into an executive chairman role to drive the company’s global expansion plan, including spending more time on customer and partner relationships, as well as lead product strategy.

Bob Walmsley: Formerly the EVP of Sales and Services, Bob has been named president and chief executive officer. Bob will be responsible for day-to-day operations and growing the business.

Morris has spent the last five years building NuoDB into the leader in scale-out SQL database technology. Under his leadership, the company has expanded rapidly to support its global customers, including offices and development centers in the U.S. and U.K. and an ecosystem of partners in Asia Pacific. Its employee-base has doubled year-over-year and the company boasts of dozens of enterprise customers and more than 21,000 download users.

According to Morris, “The last five years have been a fantastic journey -- turning an idea into an innovative, commercial product and building a global business from ground up. As we move into a phase of rapid growth I want to spend my time on developing customer and partner relationships, and on longer-term product directions, with Bob taking over the reins as CEO.

Bob is an extraordinary leader, with a track record of building high performing teams. I am excited about working with Bob as he enhances our operational model, expands our exceptional team and focuses on rapidly growing the company.”

About NuoDB

NuoDB was launched in 2010 by industry-renowned database architect Jim Starkey and accomplished software executive Barry Morris to deliver a scale-out SQL database management system designed for global operations.

Used by more than 21,000 developers worldwide, NuoDB’s customers include Europe’s second largest ISV Dassault Systèmes, and many other leading software, telecommunications, and financial services organizations. NuoDB is headquartered in Cambridge, MA, USA. For further information, visit