Steve is responsible for leading worldwide field operations at DataStax. He has more than 20 years of experience building high performance teams and strong go-to-market strategies that result in exceptional customer experience. Prior to DataStax, Steve was Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations at Apigee where he led the company through hyper growth and a successful IPO.
Prior to Apigee, he was Vice President of Field Operations for the Americas and Asia Pacific geographies at Blue Coat Systems and also served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Workbrain Corporation, which was sold to Infor Global Solutions. He also spent eight years at BMC Software, where his last role was Vice President of Sales for a $320m Global Division. Steve also held sales management positions at Carrier Corporation, a division of United Technologies Corporation.
Steve Rowland, President
Headquarters: Burlingame, CA
DataStax is the commercial company behind Apache Cassandra, the massively scalable NoSQL database. DataStax Enterprise is their commercial offering build on Cassandra, that also includes deep integration with Hadoop for batch analytics and Solr for enterprise search, as well as graphical management and monitoring tools.