Executive Team

Ed Boyajian, President and Chief Executive Officer

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Over the past 5 years, Ed has led EDB around his vision to transform and disrupt the $30B relational database industry. Under his leadership, EnterpriseDB has become recognized as the Postgres database company with over 2400 customers worldwide. Ed's passion for technical product excellence and world class support and service has been the catalyst for delivering the industry leading Postgres Plus family of products now in use at 40 of the Fortune 500. These include the worlds leading banks, telecommunications companies, stock exchanges, federal governments, software and hardware companies. The company also employs a cadre of the brightest database and Postgres engineers in the world who deliver the support and services that customers routinely recognize as "best-in-class".

Before joining EnterpriseDB, Ed spent six years at Red Hat®, Inc., the world's leading open source solutions provider, serving as vice president and general manager of North America. Before that, he was vice president of Red Hat's global OEM business, responsible for all partnerships, including HP®, IBM®, and Dell®. During his time at Red Hat, Ed was instrumental in developing the foundational methods for enterprise adoption of open source software.

Ed earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and his undergraduate degree from Boston University. He also served as a Captain in the US Army.

Keith Alsheimer, Chief Marketing Officer

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Prior to joining EnterpriseDB, Keith founded eSpendwise, Inc. in 2000 and served as its CEO until the business was sold in 2012. A java-based application company, eSpendwise relied upon EnterpriseDB products to provide multi-location, global businesses with indirect-spend management systems under a SaaS business model. Previously, Keith was Vice President of Marketing for a chemical manufacturing company where he pioneered the use of web-based software systems to dramatically transform sales and fulfillment operations. Keith also served as a Captain in the US Army where he held multiple positions of leadership and command.

Marc Linster, Senior Vice President, Products and Services

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Before joining EnterpriseDB, Marc spent almost 4 years at Polycom, the leading maker of video communications equipment, focusing on the Services Supply Chain, Business Intelligence, Customer Data Management and Cloud Solutions. Prior to Polycom, Marc led a supply chain consulting and systems integration company working with customers in the US, Canada, France, Germany and Switzerland. This tapped the expertise he developed at Avicon Group, where he spent six years, first as chief technology officer then as vice president of operations, developing an extensive background in management, business consulting, systems integration, data management and business intelligence. Marc holds a Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat) in Computer Sciences from the University of Kaiserslautern in Germany.

Radhika Samant, Chief Financial Officer

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Radhika heads finance, human resources and operations at EnterpriseDB. She has 20+ years of experience with expertise in setting up and optimizing global teams. Prior to joining EnterpriseDB in 2007, she was Director, Financial Reporting at Easylink Services Corporation. Radhika began her career as a public accountant with an Ernst & Young affiliate in India. She holds a bachelors degree in commerce from Pune University (India) and has public accounting qualifications both in India and the US.