SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan 21, 2014 – Clustrix, provider of the leading scale-out SQL database engineered for the cloud, today announced the expansion of its executive team with the appointments of Tony Barbagallo as vice president of marketing and Rao Yendluri as vice president of engineering. Barbagallo and Yendluri each bring more than twenty-five years of technology experience to Clustrix. The new executives complement the hiring of Sales Vice President Mike Azevedo last quarter and will help drive the company’s software business model and growing market presence.
Barbagallo brings a range of product, corporate and channel marketing to Clustrix. He previously ran marketing at Skyera and served in executive, marketing and sales management roles at GroundWork, EVault, EMC Dantz, and Microsoft. Prior to Clustrix, Yendluri served in executive engineering roles at Hexis Cyber Solutions, ANTS Software and IBM. Additionally, his work at Tandem where he managed the SQL connectivity group provided him with experience in parallel databases and analytics. Both Barbagallo and Yendluri join Clustrix at a time when the company is ramping up product development, sales and marketing to align with the rapidly growing scale-out SQL database market.
“I’m thrilled to have Tony and Rao join the Clustrix leadership team at such a key time in our company growth,” said Robin Purohit, CEO of Clustrix. “As companies embrace real-time analytics using scale-out database solutions, the combined experience and management depth that Barbagallo and Yendluri bring to the table will accelerate adoption of ClustrixDB with both innovative startups and enterprises.”
Clustrix provides the leading scale-out SQL database engineered for the cloud. With ClustrixDB you can build innovative business critical applications that deliver real-time analytics on live operational data with massive transactional volume. Our exceptional customer service team supports more than one trillion transactions per month across a range of industry segments including Ad Tech, e-commerce, and social analytics. Clustrix customers include AOL, engage:BDR, MedExpert, nomorerack, Photobox, Rakuten, Symantec, and Twoo.com. Headquartered in San Francisco, Clustrix is funded by HighBAR Partners, Sequoia Capital, U.S. Venture Partners, Don Listwin, and ATA Ventures. ClustrixDB is available as a free community edition for developers, a software download that runs on any cloud, and on the AWS marketplace.