EnterpriseDB Names Jay Barrows Vice President of Sales
Former Red Hat Sales Executive to Drive EnterpriseDB's Global Sales Operations
METUCHEN, N.J., Feb. 10, 2009 - EnterpriseDB, the leading enterprise open source database company, today announced that it has named Jay Barrows as the company's vice president of sales. Barrows will report directly to chief executive officer Ed Boyajian. Biographies of the company's entire leadership team are available at https://www.enterprisedb.com/about/executive-team.
Prior to joining EnterpriseDB, Barrows was regional sales director at Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), where he was responsible for the northeastern U.S. and Canada territories. At Red Hat, Barrows directly managed inside and enterprise sales teams, as well as regionally focused architects and channel overlay teams. Previously, he was responsible for managing Red Hat's go-to-market and sales activities for the life sciences and healthcare vertical.
"Jay is a welcome addition to the EnterpriseDB team," said Boyajian. "His success and leadership at Red Hat demonstrate his ability to build a strong team and to grow a customer base and revenues. I expect Jay to reach similar heights here at EnterpriseDB."
"I'm happy to be joining EnterpriseDB at this exciting time in the open source software market's evolution. Open source database adoption is accelerating at a remarkable pace," said Barrows. "I'm eager to apply the knowledge I gained at Red Hat to the Postgres Plus family of products."
Earlier in his career, Barrows was regional sales director at Altaworks (acquired by Opnet Technologies). He also held sales and sales management positions at Internet Business Advantages (acquired by ServiceSoft, now Kana).
EnterpriseDB is the leading provider of enterprise-class products and services based on PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open source database. The company's Postgres Plus products are ideally suited for transaction-intensive applications requiring superior performance, massive scalability, and compatibility with proprietary database products. EnterpriseDB has offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Metuchen, N.J. For more information, please call +1-732-331-1300 or visit https://www.enterprisedb.com.
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