Our Team

Eero Teerikorpi
Founder and CEO
Eero Teerikorpi
Founder and CEO

Eero, a serial entrepreneur, brings more than 30 years of high tech management and enterprise software experience to Continuent. He is also a founding partner at Blue White Partners. Prior to co-founding Blue White Partners, he held top management positions at various cross-Atlantic entities, including as President at Capslock, Executive Board Member at Esker S.A. and CEO at Alcom Corporation. Eero started his career as a Product Manager at Apple Computer in Finland in the mid-80s. Eero also owns and manages a small vineyard. Eero is also a Navy officer, avid sailor, active tennis player, and skier, both slalom and cross-country.

Eric M. Stone
COO
Eric M. Stone
COO

Eric is a veteran of fast-paced, large-scale enterprise environments with 35 years of Information Technology experience. With a focus on HA/DR, from building data centers and trading floors to world-wide deployments, Eric has architected, coded, deployed and administered systems for a wide variety of disparate customers, from Fortune 500 financial institutions to SMB’s.

Csaba Simon
CTO
Csaba Simon
CTO

Csaba has over 25 years experience in software engineering, working for Ericsson, Intermarketing Oy, Tekla, and VMware amongst others. Passionate about technology, Csaba has an agile, teamwork-driven style of development. With many years working as a software engineer, software architect and team manager, his skills include Unix, Databases, C, C++, Java, Python, Perl, Lisp, Go, Software Architecture and Agile development.

Gilles Rayrat
VP of Engineering
Gilles Rayrat
VP of Engineering

Gilles has over 20 years experience in software engineering. Previously holding positions at Orange and Xerox, he joined the Continuent adventure in 2005. As the connectivity expert at Continuent, he has worn many hats including software development, QA, support, project and operations management. Gilles has held most of the engineering positions that he now manages, giving him both deep and wide experience.

Matthew Lang
Customer Success Director – Americas
Matthew Lang
Customer Success Director – Americas

Matthew has over 25 years of experience in database administration, database programming, and system architecture, including the creation of a database replication product that is still in use today. He has designed highly available, scaleable systems that have allowed startups to quickly become enterprise organizations, utilizing a variety of technologies including open source projects, virtualization and cloud.

Chris Parker
Customer Success Director – EMEA
Chris Parker
Customer Success Director – EMEA

Chris is based in the UK, and has over 20 years of experience working as a database administrator. Prior to joining Continuent, Chris managed large-scale Oracle and MySQL deployments at Warner Bros., BBC, and prior to joining the Continuent Team, he worked at the online fashion company, Net-A-Porter.

Stéphane Giron
Director of Software Engineering, Replication Services
Stéphane Giron
Director of Software Engineering, Replication Services

Stéphane has over 20 years experience in software engineering, and has been with Continuent for more than 14 years. Stephane’s focus has been on replication and filtering, and is an expert in the field. He has a variety of work experiences, and continues to provide breadth, scope and stability to one of our core components.

Jean-Jérôme Schmidt
VP of Marketing
Jean-Jérôme Schmidt
VP of Marketing

Jean-Jérôme has been an avid open source (database) marketer for most of his career. Prior to joining Continuent, he was VP of Marketing at Severalnines, a leader in automation & management of open source databases, having come from MariaDB, where he headed up marketing as well. Previous roles include Director EMEA Marketing at Pentaho, Global Sales Ops Mgr at MySQL & Commercial Director at marketing agency Connection2. And all that from his home-base in Dublin.

Sara Captain
Customer Success Manager
Sara Captain
Customer Success Manager

Sara has worn various hats at Continuent since 2014. Listening to Continuent customers over the years, Sara fell in love with the Continuent Tungsten suite of products. She started learning Linux and MySQL administration with the support of Continuent's amazing team, so she can help with keeping Customers happy. Prior to Continuent she worked in consulting with a focus on leveraging data.

Patrik Michalák
DevOps and QA Engineer
Patrik Michalák
DevOps and QA Engineer

Patrik has been with Continuent for two years, having previously worked as a full-stack web and mobile application developer, while also finishing university. Patrik currently splits his time between school and Continuent. He’s a technology enthusiast, and has been awarded at country-level for a photography processing project, and has been involved as an IoT architect in a scooter sharing project in his country for the past year. Patrik is skilled in Perl, Python, JavaScript (ES6), C, Java, SQL, PHP, including technical skills in Linux administration and automation tools.

Dmitry Skripka
Lead Online Marketing Technologist
Dmitry Skripka
Lead Online Marketing Technologist