MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA (Sept. 15, 2016) – Couchbase, a leader in database solutions for the digital economy, announced today the appointment of Peter Finter as Chief Marketing Officer. Finter is a senior international marketing executive who has led global organizations through periods of rapid growth and transformation.
“Peter’s expertise, experience and focus are exactly what we require as Couchbase builds upon its success and reaches new heights,” said Bob Wiederhold, Couchbase CEO. “Couchbase will benefit from his proven track record of building and leading strong global marketing teams and delivering results.”
Finter joins Couchbase from Gigamon, where he led product management, business development and marketing. Gigamon’s successful IPO in June 2013 and subsequent launch into the cybersecurity market resulted in nine consecutive quarters of beating financial expectations and increased the value of the company threefold.
“I’m thrilled to join Couchbase just as the explosive growth of the digital economy is driving a profound transformation in the way data is managed and user experiences are delivered,” said Finter. “Couchbase’s next generation database delivers the scale, performance and agility required by the most demanding organizations, and is uniquely positioned to enable their success.”
Previously, Finter worked at Juniper Networks and was responsible for worldwide demand generation and the expansion of Juniper’s Enterprise and Service Provider customer base in the Americas. He has more than 20 years of experience building and leading marketing and sales organizations for a variety of B2B businesses in EMEA and Canada.
Finter holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College and is a Chartered Engineer.
Kiley Nichols, MSLGROUP