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Paul DiLaura of Dassault Systèmes Joins NuoDB Board of Directors

Experience with NuoDB’s innovative technology sparks further commitment from global software leader

Cambridge, MA – April 14, 2016 – NuoDB, the database for cloud-enabled global applications, today announced that Paul DiLaura, Managing Director for North America at Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), has been appointed to NuoDB’s Board of Directors. 

Dassault Systèmes, “the 3DEXPERIENCE Company,” is the world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. It is Europe’s second largest independent software company and led NuoDB’s recent $17M round of financing. Dassault Systèmes has been a NuoDB investor since 2014 and deployed the NuoDB database for its online solutions.  

DiLaura joins existing board members Gary Morgenthaler of Morgenthaler Ventures, Mitchell Kertzman of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Nilanjana Bhowmik of Longworth Venture Partners, NuoDB Executive Chairman and Co-Founder Barry Morris, and NuoDB President and CEO Bob Walmsley to help guide NuoDB’s strategic growth during the database market’s most significant opportunity in more than 30 years.

“By helping NuoDB strengthen its market position with this investment, we ensure that NuoDB can continue to innovate, evolve, and deliver a database that supports our own long-term market vision,”  said Thibault de Tersant, Senior Executive Vice president and CFO at Dassault Systèmes.

“NuoDB is at the forefront of a wave of SQL database innovation, providing customers such as ourselves with the flexible, scalable database foundation we need to keep pace with the demands of today’s business environment,” noted Paul DiLaura, Managing Director for North America at Dassault Systèmes.  “I look forward to working with the talented team at NuoDB and the other board members to further develop the company. “

“Users have high expectations of business-critical applications. Whether they need instant access or around the clock availability, they need a database they can rely on that delivers performance across the globe each and every time,” said Bob Walmsley, president and CEO of NuoDB. “As a world-class software vendor, Dassault Systèmes understands this pressure and is intimately familiar with the challenges that occur when traditional database approaches meet modern customer demands. Paul’s unique perspective as an industry veteran will help guide NuoDB as we capitalize on the industry’s unprecedented growth.”

About NuoDB

NuoDB’s purpose-built SQL database combines the simplicity, rigor, and reliability of a traditional relational database with the elasticity, agility, and global accessibility provided by the cloud.

As application vendors and enterprises increasingly turn to the hybrid cloud to support their growing, global, and increasingly mobile, customer base, they rely on NuoDB as the only database that can maintain transactional consistency and integrity at global scale. These organizations trust NuoDB to meet all their needs – active-active deployment, elastic scalability, data residency, and more – as they run applications in the cloud.

NuoDB is headquartered in Cambridge, MA, USA, with offices in Dublin and Belfast. For more information, visit