Leadership

Leadership at SingleStore

Raj Verma

Raj Verma

Chief Executive Officer
Raj Verma is CEO at SingleStore and has more than 25 years of global experience in enterprise software and scaling operations. Raj helped grow TIBCO software to over $1B revenue as CMO, EVP Global Sales, and COO. He was also COO at Aptus Software and Hortonworks. Raj holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from BMS College of Engineering in Bangalore, India.
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Adam Prout

Adam Prout

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder
Adam Prout is the CTO at SingleStore and oversees product architecture and development. He joined SingleStore in 2011 as a co-founding engineer. Previously, Adam led engineering efforts on kernel development at Microsoft SQL Server. He holds Bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics, and a Masters degree in Mathematics from the University of Waterloo.
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Jordan Tigani

Jordan Tigani

Chief Product Officer
Jordan Tigani is Chief Product Officer at SingleStore. Jordan was a founding engineer at Google, where he helped create Google BigQuery. Previously, he was with various startups and Microsoft in development and engineering roles. Jordan has a degree in Electrical Engineering from Harvard and a MS in Computer Science from the University of Washington.
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Oliver Schabenberger

Oliver Schabenberger

Chief Innovation Officer
Oliver Schabenberger is Chief Innovation Officer at SingleStore. He is a former academician and seasoned technology executive with more than 25 years of global experience in data management, advanced analytics, and AI. Oliver was previously COO and CTO at SAS, leading software innovation. Oliver holds Master of Science and PhD degrees from Virginia Polytechnic.
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Paul Forte

Paul Forte

Chief Revenue Officer
Paul Forte is Chief Revenue Officer at SingleStore, and has decades of executive sales experience in global enterprise software sales with companies such as Actifio, Channel Advisor, Monster, Automic Software, and IBM. Paul has a BA, Chemistry from the University of NH, a MSA degree from Central Michigan University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
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Manoj Jain

Manoj Jain

Chief Financial Officer
Manoj Jain is Chief Financial Officer at Single Store, and most recently served as Chief Accounting Officer at Financial Engines, a FinTech company. He has held controller roles at CrowdStrike, SquareTrade, and Marin Software. Previously, he spent 10 years at PwC. Manoj has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Delhi University and is a Chartered Accountant.
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Mick Charles

Mick Charles

SVP Human Resources
Mick Charles is SVP of Human Resources at SingleStore, previously the VP of Corporate Marketing. Prior to SingleStore, he spent nearly two decades in sales at TIBCO Software, with a final position as VP, Head of Sales - Americas East.
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Suresh Sathyamurthy

Suresh Sathyamurthy

SVP Marketing & Growth
Suresh Sathyamurthy leads marketing and product-led growth at SingleStore. Suresh held various product and marketing leadership roles across data and cloud services for Microsoft, Dell EMC and Palo Alto Networks. Suresh is an alumnus of University of Washington (MBA), Bharathiar University (Engineering), and Harvard Business School (General Management).
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Board of Directors

Bruce Armstrong

Bruce Armstrong

Khosla Ventures
Bruce Armstrong is an Operating Partner at Khosla Ventures, with a focus on big data and enterprise technology companies. Most recently, Bruce was the President and CEO of PivotLink, and held leadership positions at Kickfire, Sybase, Teradata, and AT&T. Bruce holds a Bachelor’s, Computer Science from UC Berkeley where he is a current guest lecturer.
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Kevin Efrusy

Kevin Efrusy

Accel
Kevin Efrusy joined Accel in 2003 and focuses on software and consumer investments, including Facebook, Groupon, Couchbase, and others. He also leads the firm’s Latin America initiatives. Prior to Accel, Kevin founded Corio and served as the first CEO of IronPlanet. Kevin holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering and an MBA from Stanford University.
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Lonne Jaffe

Lonne Jaffe

Insight Partners
Lonne Jaffe is a managing director at Insight Partners. He was previously the CEO in Insight portfolio company Syncsort and SVP for corporate strategy at CA Technologies. Prior to CA, Lonne was with IBM, where helped a number of sizable software acquisitions. Lonne holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Harvard University.
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Nikita Shamgunov

Nikita Shamgunov

Khosla Ventures
Nikita Shamgunov is a Partner at Khosla Ventures and was previously the Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder of SingleStore. Prior to SingleStore, Nikita worked on core infrastructure systems at Facebook and was a senior database engineer at Microsoft SQL Server. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the National Research University in St. Petersburg, Russia.
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Ted Kummert

Ted Kummert

Madrona Venture Group
Ted Kummert is a partner at Madrona Venture Group. Ted recently led Products and Engineering at Apptio and previously was a Corporate VP at Microsoft and oversaw engineering and business teams for Microsoft’s Application Platform, which includes SQL Server and SQL Azure. Ted holds a Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.
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Tim Cabral

Tim Cabral

Veeva Systems
Tim Cabral is an Advisor and Former CFO of Veeva Systems. Tim helped grow Veeva to over $1bn in revenue and was instrumental in the company’s IPO in 2013 which raised over $300m in primary and secondary capital. Tim holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and an MBA in Finance from Santa Clara University, where he is also a current faculty member.
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Investors