We are excited to announce that web scaling expert and technology growth executive Chris Fry has joined the SingleStore advisory board. Chris will provide technical and organizational expertise to SingleStore as we expand the capabilities and market adoption of our distributed in-memory database.
Scaling expert @chfry former executive at @twitter and @salesforce joins @SingleStoreDB advisory board – Click to Tweet
Chris has broad experience in scaling both technology infrastructure and engineering organizations through high growth phases. Most recently he served as Senior Vice President of Engineering at Twitter where he killed the “Fail Whale” and created a more reliable service, led the rapid growth of the engineering team, drove the strategy for storage and compute, and controlled the technology cost structure for the company’s IPO. Prior to Twitter, Fry was the Vice President of Software Development at Salesforce.com covering all areas including applications, platform, core, and Chatter.
“When people work well together, their output is unimaginably better.”
— Chris Fry, First Round Capital CTO Summit
Chris brings a wealth of knowledge about scaling both software and businesses, and has developed a management philosophy for promoting stability in an engineering organization without sacrificing speed or the ability to innovate. We are looking forward to working with him!
You can read the full news release here.