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SingleStore Welcomes Robert O'Donovan as Chief Financial Officer
[May 23, 2024]

SingleStore Welcomes Robert O'Donovan as Chief Financial Officer

SingleStore, the data platform that allows you to transact, analyze and contextualize data in real time, today announced that Robert O'Donovan will join the company as Chief Financial Officer. O'Donovan will be responsible for leading the company's financing strategies as it prepares for its next chapter of expansion and growth.

O'Donovan has over 30 years of global experience in finance and has extensive experience as CFO for various software and data companies, including Cohesity, DataStax and Pivotal Software. O'Donovan spent over 17 years at Dell-EMC, where his roles included Vice President, Sales Productivity & Enablement, EMC Asia Pacific & Japan, as well as CFO of EMC for Australia/New Zealand, UK and Asia Pacific & Japan.

"Robert's decades of experience at the intersection of finance and technology offers a wealth of knowledge that we are thrilled to have at SingleStore," said Raj Verma, CEO, SingleStore. "He will play a key role in shaping SingleStore's investment and financing strategies as we prepare for our next chapter of expansion and growth."

"SingleStore's platform is unique in the data technology industry, and highly regarded by its peers, customers and investors," said O'Donovan. "Artificial intelligence is poised to transform our industry, the economy and the approach to innovation. I look forward to helping shape SingleStore's financial decisions and operational objectives as we embark on this new era."

SingleStore's executive leadership and wider team are committed to developing cutting-edge products that embrace and elevate the role of generative AI in the data and analytics industry. SingleStore was recently ranked number one in vector databases in 2024. The company's product innovation has led to high-momentum growth in customers, pushing it to surpass $100M in ARR at the end of 2023. Learn more about SingleStore here.

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About SingleStore

SingleStore empowers the world's leading organizations to build and scale modern applications using the only data platform that allows you to transact, analyze and contextualize data in real time. With streaming data ingestion, support for both transactions and analytics, horizontal scalability and hybrid vector search capabilities, SingleStore helps deliver 10-100x better performance at 1/3 the costs compared to legacy architectures. Hundreds of customers worldwide - including Fortune 500 companies and global data leaders - use SingleStore to power real-time applications and analytics. Learn more at Follow us @SingleStoreDB on Twitter or visit

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