Over the past 20 years, Mike has helped organizations formulate and implement complex new products and strategies. His background spans databases, development, tools, packaging, security, and backup. He's brought well over 15 new to market products. At Oracle MySQL he's been instrumental in working on various database features, development tools, backup and recovery, software repos, and security. As a founder and VP of Products at Gazzang (acq. by Cloudera) he brought to market Linux TDE and a SaaS key management products. As a co-founder and head of products at Idera he brought to market 5 database management products including SQL Secure, SQL Compliance Manager, and SQLsafe. At PentaSafe/NetIQ, as Product Author and Product Line Manager, he created a line of products for Security and Risk assessment of Linux and Web Servers. Mikes experience spans databases, operating systems, security, e-business, and trading systems.