Liquibase is led by a senior team of innovators with deep experience in IT Automation, DevOps, open-source, and application release management systems. With a pedigree that includes companies such as Phurnace (acquired by BMC), BuildForge (acquired by IBM), Gazzang (acquired by Cloudera), Alcatel-Lucent (acquired by Nokia), RedHat, and MariaDB, the team has created enterprise-class solutions deployed at some of the world’s most admired companies.
AdeelDirector of Pre and
Adeel Malik has 20 years of customer-facing experience. At Liquibase, Adeel oversees key enterprise implementations. Currently, he is responsible for customer support, professional services and solutions architecture. Adeel holds a BS degree in Computer and Systems Engineering from RPI and a Master’s in Technology Commercialization from University of Texas at Austin.
BenSenior Director of Engineering
Ben Brown brings over 15 years of Saas experience to Liquibase. At Liquibase, Ben started as a Professional Services Engineer and quickly advanced to become the Senior Director of Engineering. In this role, he oversees the architecture and development of all Liquibase products. Ben holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from MIT.
DionPresident & CEO
Dion Cornett has over a decade of open-source leadership experience from Red Hat and MariaDB. He previously served as CEO of ReachForce, a B2B marketing and sales software provider that was acquired by Leadspace. Dion was the VP of global sales at MariaDB Corporation, where he set the company on a course to become one of the fastest growing open-source database providers with more than 12 million users worldwide.
KevinVP Engineering & Community Management
Kevin Chappell is a technology executive with over 20 years of experience managing teams and developing SaaS, client-server, desktop applications database tools and business automation software. Prior to joining Datical, Kevin held a variety of positions from software engineer to CTO. Kevin holds a BS degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin.
KristylDirector of Quality
Kristyl Gomes has over 15 years of experience in software quality assurance that spans mainframe, desktop, mobile & web applications. At Liquibase, Kristyl is responsible for ensuring the technical quality of all Liquibase products. Kristyl holds a BE degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Mumbai and an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington.
MattVP of Marketing
Matt Geise is an analytical business and technology executive with 25+ years of professional experience improving digital experiences and engagement. Prior to joining Liquibase, Matt was VP of Marketing at TIBCO where he drove the overall strategic direction, execution, and continuous improvement of the online brand. Matt holds a BS degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.
NathanEngineer & Project Founder of Liquibase
Nathan Voxland founded Liquibase in 2006 to enable easier tracking of database changes, especially in agile software development environments. Over the last decade, the Liquibase open-source project has become the de facto standard for database change management. Nathan is focused on expanding the Liquibase community and providing strategic insight into the development of future Liquibase products.
Patti Soch brings over 25 years of financial and management experience to Liquibase. She is responsible for the areas of finance, investor and banking relations, legal, HR, facilities, and accounting. Patti is actively involved in the Austin community and is an advisory board member for the CFO Leadership Council and serves on the board of directors for Women@Austin.
PeteCo-Founder & Head of Product Experience
Pete Pickerill is a software industry veteran who has built his career in Austin’s technology sector. Pete co-founded Datical (now Liquibase) and heads Product Experience. His ability to understand product demands from a customer’s perspective and translate those demands into actionable product and development plans has led to expanded duties at everywhere he’s worked.
RamilSenior Director of Sales
Ramil Reyes has led high-performance sales, marketing, and consulting teams for both enterprise and subscription-based startup software companies. With a specialty in sales strategy and delivering a great customer experience, Ramil serves as the head of sales for Liquibase. Ramil holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from Texas Tech University.
R2Co-Founder & CTO
Robert Reeves advocates for Liquibase customers and provides technical architecture leadership. Prior to co-founding Datical (now Liquibase), Robert was a Director at the Austin Technology Incubator. Robert co-founded Phurnace Software in 2005. He invented and created the flagship product, Phurnace Deliver, which provides middleware infrastructure management to multiple Fortune 500 companies.