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Philip Carty to Lead Global Sales at 10gen

Sales Leader Brings Proven Track Record to New Role as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 -- 10gen, the MongoDB company, today announced the appointment of Philip Carty as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. A 29-year software industry veteran, Carty will be responsible for guiding and expanding 10gen's global sales efforts, ensuring customer success with organizations of all sizes and leading a rapidly expanding sales organization.

Carty joins 10gen following six years at Successfactors, the leading provider of business execution software, where he was Global Vice President of Sales across all markets and segments. Under Carty's leadership and together with the extended team, Successfactors achieved compound annual growth rate of more than 85 percent and was acquired by SAP for more than $3.6 billion in 2011.

Prior to Successfactors, Carty led highly successful sales teams at some of the world's leading technology companies such as Red Hat, Veritas (acquired by Symantec), Oracle and ADP.

"Phil is known for producing highly successful sales teams and brings to 10gen the ideal mix of domain experience and leadership," said Max Schireson, CEO of 10gen. "In his new role, he will be focused on accelerating our customer adoption globally and ensuring their success with a focus on the enterprise market."

"I'm excited to join the NoSQL database leader and the first real mainstream challenger to the relational model in decades," said Philip Carty, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. "I look forward to working with Max and the rest of the team to help our customers realize dramatically improved developer productivity, user experience, operational efficiency and cost of ownership."

MongoDB is the open-source, document database popular among developers and IT professionals due to its agile and scalable approach. As one of the most popular new technologies, MongoDB has more than 3.8 million downloads, 47,000 Online Education registrations, 15,000 MongoDB User Group (MUG) members and 10,000 attendees at MongoDB global events in 2012.

Common use cases for MongoDB include operational and analytical big data, content management and delivery, mobile and social infrastructure, user data management and data hub.

About 10gen
10gen is the company behind MongoDB, the leading NoSQL database. MongoDB is the open-source, document-oriented database that is quickly reshaping the overall database and big data market due to the popularity of its agile and scalable approach among developers and IT professionals for new applications in the cloud and beyond. For more information, visit

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