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I am a passionate product marketer with a technical and solution consulting background and 20+ years of experience in Enterprise and Open Source technology. I have launched several database and analytic solutions throughout my career, and have worked with customers across a wide variety of industries including Financial Services, Automotive, Hospitality, High-Tech and Healthcare. I have particular expertise in analytics and AI, love all things data, and am an emphatic supporter of data-for-good initiatives.

What is Native Mobile Development? (Benefits, Tools, Resources)

What is Native Mobile Development? (Benefits, Tools, Resources)

When talking about native mobile app development, it’s good to first understand the landscape. There are approximately 6.5 billion smartphone users worldwide, and that number is growing. As smartphones become more ubiquitous and, at the same time, more powerful and...

Why You Need a Mobile Database

Why You Need a Mobile Database

Mobile app usage is increasing worldwide, not only in user volume, but in daily time spent on apps. TechCrunch recently reported that mobile users now spend between four and five hours – roughly ⅓ of waking hours – on smartphone...

How Couchbase Customers Build Offline First Apps That Work Anywhere, All The Time

How Couchbase Customers Build Offline First Apps That Work Anywhere, All The Time

Consider the following questions: Are the mobile apps that you deliver suffering poor adoption or bad reviews on app stores? Can the mobile apps that you build be used anywhere, including the middle of nowhere? Are you losing business due...

A Guide to Mobile Cross-Platform Development With Couchbase

A Guide to Mobile Cross-Platform Development With Couchbase

Mobile app usage is increasing to an amazing extent worldwide. In fact, TechCrunch recently reported that users now spend between four and five hours on mobile apps every day – that’s nearly a third of most peoples waking hours. And...

Powering the Gaming Industry’s Most Popular Titles with Couchbase

Powering the Gaming Industry’s Most Popular Titles with Couchbase

The gaming market is bigger than ever and growing. According to BusinessOfApps, over 55 billion games were downloaded in 2021 between Google Play and the Apple App Store alone, and in a recent blog on mobile gaming industry statistics, mobile...

Introducing Capella App Services – Mobile and IoT Sync as a Fully Managed Service

Introducing Capella App Services – Mobile and IoT Sync as a Fully Managed Service

Today we are excited to introduce the Private Preview of Capella App Services, a fully managed and hosted service for synchronizing data between mobile, web and IoT apps and Couchbase Capella, our Database-as-a-Service. App Services effectively brings mobile support to...

Sublime Summer Travel Powered by Couchbase

Sublime Summer Travel Powered by Couchbase

Summer is right around the corner, and with COVID-19 restrictions easing across the globe, there is expected to be a huge increase in travel and tourism this year that will rival pre-pandemic levels. This makes sense since much of the...

Energy at the Edge: How the Right Database Can Lower Our Gas Prices

Energy at the Edge: How the Right Database Can Lower Our Gas Prices

What can a database do to help an oil and gas company lower rising prices at the pump? It turns out, a lot! In this post, I explore some data-related factors of rapidly increasing energy costs and how Couchbase can...

Investing in Mobile to Meet Consumer Holiday Shopping Demands

Investing in Mobile to Meet Consumer Holiday Shopping Demands

The boom in online mobile shopping is unprecedented. According to BigCommerce and PayPal’s 2021 Consumer Spending Report, two-thirds of consumers made at least one online purchase with their mobile devices each month. This has posed a challenge to companies that...

IDC on Edge Computing For Ultra-Low Latency Applications

IDC on Edge Computing For Ultra-Low Latency Applications

While cloud computing has grown at a phenomenal rate over the past decade, applications that rely solely on the cloud for data storage and processing are showing signs of strain – especially those that require guarantees of high availability and...

How AWS, Verizon and Couchbase combine to deliver blazing fast apps at the edge

How AWS, Verizon and Couchbase combine to deliver blazing fast apps at the edge

Edge Computing is all about a distributed-cloud architecture designed to reduce latency and increase reliability by storing and processing data closer to the applications that use it. This simple and straightforward concept enables innovations like smart factories, robotic surgery, immersive...

The Future of Healthcare is at the Edge

The Future of Healthcare is at the Edge

How Can Couchbase Lite and Sync Gateway help if you’re hurt, and stranded on a remote mountain top? I hope you were able to attend ConnectONLINE, our recent developer conference that featured a ton of great Couchbase product information, live...