MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–April 10, 2018–Couchbase, Inc., creator of the world’s first Engagement Database, today announced President and CEO Matt Cain has been appointed to the Executive Council of TechNet as the newest of its 15 members. Through the Executive Council, Cain will engage policymakers to advance innovation, stimulate economic opportunity, and ultimately strengthen the U.S.’s position as the world’s preeminent innovation leader.
Leveraging nearly two decades of experience in leading global organizations–several years within the data management space–Cain will share with TechNet members expertise to help strengthen the U.S.’s posture on data-related initiatives at both a public and private sector level. Through his work with Couchbase’s customers, which account for some of the biggest household names across multiple industries, Cain has an intimate understanding of the data dilemmas enterprises face to stay competitive.
“Matt Cain is a dynamic leader who understands the crucial role forward-looking policies play in the success of the innovation economy. Couchbase is revolutionizing data management to help businesses of all sizes. Matt will bring a valuable perspective on how business and government can work together to promote innovation, economic growth, and opportunity across the nation. We are fortunate to have him join our Executive Council.”
–Linda Moore, President and CEO, TechNet
“Digital innovation revolves around data–capturing it, protecting it, accessing it, and unleashing its full potential in ways that help stimulate economic growth as well as improve our quality of life. It is an honor to be joining the more than 80 members of TechNet to advance public policy and private sector initiatives at the Federal, state, and local levels, which overall help advance the U.S.’s position as the world leader in innovation.”
–Matt Cain, President and CEO, Couchbase
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