DURHAM, North Carolina – Sept. 14, 2015 – Percona, the company that delivers enterprise-class MySQL® and MongoDB® solutions and services, today announced that Shiv Iyer has been named vice president of APAC Sales.
Iyer has more than 15 years of experience in MySQL design and sales. Prior to joining Percona, Iyer founded Ask DB Experts, a MySQL-only consulting practice based in Bangalore, India. Before Ask DB Experts, Iyer was vice president of international operations for PalominoDB, a boutique open source database services company specializing in remote operations and consulting for MySQL and Cassandra. Prior to that, Iyer spent six years as the head of Sun Microsystems' MySQL Consulting Business Unit for APAC, directly managing major accounts, including AOL India, EBay India, Reliance Communications, The Walt Disney Company and Nike India. Iyer began his career with Sun Microsystems as a MySQL consulting sales engineer for APAC and the Americas.
Jim Doherty, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Percona
“We’re very excited to have Shiv on the team. He has the industry knowledge and the on-the-ground experience to drive sales of Percona solutions in this growing region.”
Shiv Iyer, Vice President of APAC Sales
“The demand for reliable and affordable management of highly scalable databases is growing in the Asia-Pacific region, and with its global presence, knowledgeable staff, and industry-leading reputation, Percona has the opportunity to develop a significant presence there.”
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