MongoDB, Inc. is а leading, modern general-purpose database platform. Today the platform announced the appointment of Peder Ulander as Chief Marketing Officer. Ulander will oversee the marketing organization including its operations, corporate communications, demand generation, field marketing growth and content marketing. He will join MongoDB’s executive leadership team. Dev Ittycheria, MongoDB President & CEO, commented:

“A developer at his core, Peder’s background lines up perfectly with the DNA of MongoDB. Peder has worked in the cloud since its inception, helping companies deliver open source technologies that transform rigid, legacy infrastructures into flexible and scalable platforms allowing developers to bring new products to market quickly. MongoDB is reinventing how developers work with data to build modern applications and helping companies innovate more quickly. Adding Peder to this equation will dramatically accelerate our efforts to become the world’s pre-eminent application data platform.”

Ulander joins MongoDB from Amazon Web Services (AWS) where he was Head of Enterprise and Developer Marketing. During his tenure, Peder helped improve AWS’s engagement and reputation with open source communities through his work leading the open-source marketing and strategy team. A veteran technology executive across multiple industries, he brings a rich history of helping brands, from start-ups like Cobalt Networks and Cloud.com to multi-billion dollar enterprises like Cisco and AWS. He will navigate and take advantage of the company’s major market transitions. An expert in managing all phases of the customer journey and product growth, Ulander thrives on educating organizations on using disruptive technologies to capture new market opportunities and differentiate themselves from the competition. Ulander also noted:

“As the world is moving from data centres to centres of data, customers need to rethink their data platform to accommodate the requirements of modern applications and new user experiences.

Peder Ulander, the new Chief Marketing Officer, also mentioned that companies like MongoDB that maintain tenets aligned to the new market need are going to be the winners. Ulander concluded that he look forward to joining MongoDB’s incredible team on its journey.

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