Ken Rugg is EDB's Chief Product and Strategy Officer and is charged with leading the company's product and strategic vision. Prior to joining EDB, Ken was the founder and CEO of Tesora. The Tesora DBaaS Platform, based on OpenStack Trove, let enterprises provide self-service database provisioning and full lifecycle management to their developers across 16 different databases, including Postgres, MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB, Cassandra and others.

Before founding Tesora, Ken served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Enterprise Business Solutions (EBS) of Progress Software which was comprised of a number of enterprise infrastructure product lines. The EBS business unit included the Actional, Apama, FUSE, Savvion, and Sonic products. Ken joined Progress Software when it acquired Object Design/eXcelon Inc. where he served as Vice President, Product Development and Chief Technology Officer.