Chief of Staff
Tom Basil serves as Percona's Chief of Staff, with the primary role of coordinating the company's presence in the open source community. Tom joined Percona in 2008 as the initial Chief Operating Officer. In 2001 he became the founding Director of Support for MySQL AB, which is how he met Peter Zaitsev and Vadim Tkachenko. Tom has a BA from the University of Maryland. He resides in the Baltimore, Maryland area with his wife, where they raised their six children.