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Our Team

01 Why Fauna?

After building the distributed storage systems that power Twitter, we regrouped to create the database we wished we had.

We care deeply about code quality, scalability, and performance, but even more, we care about helping our customers achieve their goals.

Join us and help change the database industry forever.

02 Team

  1. Evan

    Chief Executive Officer

    Evan is the former Director of Infrastructure of Twitter, where he was employee 15. He holds an M.S. in Computer Science and previously worked at CNET and SAP. He is responsible for Fauna's management team and strategy.

  2. Matt

    Chief Technical Officer

    Matt is the former Technical Lead of Twitter's database team. Previously he worked at a gaming company acquired by Zynga. He works with Fauna's product and engineering teams to deliver on our technical vision.

  3. Gayle

    Chief Revenue Officer

    Gayle is a former VP at Mesosphere, DataStax, and Oracle, with deep experience in sales, consulting, and business development. She leads Fauna’s field operations for sales, strategic partnerships, and sales engineering.

  4. Dhruv

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Dhruv is a former VP at Digital Domain. Previously he held leadership positions at (Nutanix), Perforce, Oracle and AmberPoint in marketing and product roles. He leads the marketing efforts at Fauna.

  5. Chris

    Director, Developer Evangelism

    Chris is formerly a cofounder of Couchbase and architect of Couchbase Mobile. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Reed College, and is an O'Reilly technical book author. He leads Fauna's developer community.

03 Advisors & Board Members

  1. Dr. Daniel Abadi

    Advisor (Professor, UMCP)
  2. Dan Gwak

    Board Member (Point72 Ventures)
  3. Kevin Scott

    Angel Investor (CTO, Microsoft)
  4. Olivier Pomel

    Angel Investor (CEO, Datadog)
  5. Tyson Clark

    Board Member (GV)

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