CEO and Chairman of the Board, 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.
CTO, brings over 30 years of distributed systems architecture and engineering experience. Prior to Continuent, he was the Senior Director of Data Services at Moody’s Analytics, the DBMS connectivity lead at Forte Software, and was responsible for architecture, design and engineering leadership for a number of innovative DBMS and middleware solutions at Sybase, including Replication Server and Open Server 2.0.
Eric M. Stone
VP of Clustering and COO, is a veteran of fast-paced, large-scale enterprise environments with over 30 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.
VP Products and Replication, has been a professional writer and technologist for over 25 years, an author and contributor to over 26 books covering a wide array of topics, and technical and architectural advisor on databases, cloud and grid computing, and operating system development. During this time, he has worked for and with Sun, MySQL, Oracle, Couchbase, VMware, Microsoft and IBM, and written for O’Reilly, IBM, Computerworld, IBM developerWorks and many others.
VP of Engineering, 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.
Director of Software Engineering, Data Services, 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.
Director of Software Engineering, Replication Services, 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.
Director of Professional Services – Americas, has over 20 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.
Director of Professional Services – EMEA/APAC, 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 most recently at the online fashion company, Net-A-Porter.
VP of Sales, has over 30 years of successful technology sales and business development experience. He most recently drove USA SaaS provider sales for Kodiak Data, a Silicon Valley ultra-high performance cloud startup. Robert returns to Continuent with extensive expertise in high availability, high performance, complex public/hybrid cloud and big data analytic projects. In addition to Continuent, Robert has worked most notably at VMware, Violin Memory and HP.
VP of Marketing, brings 30 years of experience at the intersection of marketing, IT, software product development, and social media. Prior to Continuent, he was at VMware’s Cloud Provider Software business unit delivering innovative cloud solutions and programs enabling cloud providers to rapidly transform their businesses with ready-to-run cloud software and services that unleash the power of the unified hybrid cloud.