The company added four times the number of new customers compared to last fiscal year as a result of robust demand for MariaDB’s next-generation cloud database
MariaDB Corporation announced the appointment of Amir Ameri as Chief Financial Officer, and Paul Jenkinson as Board Member and Audit Committee Chair.
The leadership appointments come at a time of rapid growth for the company. Built to address customers’ overwhelming desire for a next-generation cloud database offering, MariaDB SkySQL delivers a full-featured MariaDB cloud experience for production workloads. Available since March 2020, SkySQL has been used by customers in 48 countries. Overall, MariaDB added four times the number of new customers this fiscal year compared to the previous fiscal year.
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The cloud database market is the fastest-growing segment of the overall $55 billion database market, growing at 68% compared with 32% on-prem growth. With the launch of SkySQL, MariaDB dramatically increases its addressable market and growth potential.
“I’m excited to bring Amir Ameri and Paul Jenkinson on board to serve critical roles in our financial operations supporting our rapidly growing cloud business,” said Michael Howard, CEO at MariaDB Corporation. “Amir has a strong background of growing SaaS companies and he’ll validate we have the financial process in place for our next phase of business growth. We’ve also formed a new audit committee that will be led by Paul to ensure we are living up