Couchbase Names Greg Henry as CFO
November 29, 2016
Henry Brings 20+ Years of Industry Experience and Global Growth Leadership
Couchbase, a leader in database solutions for the Digital Economy, announced today the appointment of Greg Henry as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Henry brings more than 20 years of experience leading global growth and financial operations within the technology industry, including time at General Electric (NYSE: GE), Ernst & Young LLP, and most recently, ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW).
“Greg has an impressive track record growing global enterprise software businesses,” said Bob Wiederhold, Couchbase CEO. “His financial, strategic and operational experience makes him ideally suited to assume the role of Couchbase’s CFO as we continue to rapidly scale our business.”
At ServiceNow, Henry led the enterprise cloud company’s financial development and was responsible for a global team of more than 130 professionals in accounting, procurement and treasury. Prior to ServiceNow, Henry held various senior executive financial positions at GE Healthcare, culminating as CFO of the multi-billion dollar Healthcare IT unit.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the team that will guide and grow Couchbase as it strengthens its leadership position in the Digital Economy,” said Greg Henry, Couchbase CFO. “Couchbase is in a period of significant global growth as an increasing number of the world’s largest enterprises are relying on Couchbase’s technology for their success. I am looking forward to continuing this great momentum and leading new opportunities for the company.”
Henry holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business.
Sujan Jain, Couchbase’s CFO since 2014, is leaving to follow his dream of starting his own company. Mr. Wiederhold stated, “I would like to thank Sujan for his steady financial leadership and consistent execution on our compelling business model. He has built a strong and stable finance team at Couchbase, and we all wish him continued success in the future.”
“It has been a privilege to partner with Bob and the entire Couchbase team to help deliver sustainably high growth and outstanding returns to our investors, as we continue to monetize our innovative platform,” said Mr. Jain. “I am confident exciting days are ahead for Couchbase, as the company is well-positioned to capture share in the next-generation database market.”
Kiley Nichols, MSLGROUP
Couchbase's mission is to be the data platform that revolutionizes digital innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created the world's first Engagement Database to help deliver ever-richer and ever more personalized customer and employee experiences. Built with the most powerful NoSQL technology, the Couchbase Data Platform was architected on top of an open source foundation for the massively interactive enterprise. Our geo-distributed Engagement Database provides unmatched developer agility and manageability, as well as unparalleled performance at any scale, from any cloud to the edge.
Couchbase has become pervasive in our everyday lives; our customers include industry leaders Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney, DreamWorks Animation, eBay, Marriott, Neiman Marcus, Tesco, Tommy Hilfiger, United, Verizon, Wells Fargo, as well as hundreds of other household names. For more information, visit www.couchbase.com.
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