Team

The MonetDB Solutions team has an unparalleled capacity to innovate and execute on basis of our enterprise-class open-source flagship product. We aim to put our proven skill, knowledge and expertise to help our customers in achieving high performance with our engineered solutions.
 

Management

Prof. dr. Martin Kersten

CEO, Co-Founder

Founder of the MonetDB database system, professor at the University of Amsterdam, ACM fellow, research fellow of the Dutch research center CWI, 30+ years experience in database research and commercialisation of database technology.

Dr. Ying Zhang

Product Manager, Co-Founder

Database researcher in distributed data processing on heterogeneous systems, multi-dimensional large-scale array data analysis and scientific databases, 10+ years experience, project management.

Engineers

Richard Koopmanschap, M.Sc.

Software Engineer and Technical Consultant

Working on MonetDB/Roby and back-end engine of Blaeu. Former experience in development of eCommerce applications.

Panagiotis Koutsourakis

Panagiotis Koutsourakis, M.Sc.

Software Engineer and Technical Consultant

Working on MonetDB deployment, integration and Cloud-based solutions. Former experience in design, implementation and deployment automation of digital repositories.

Svetlin Stalinov, M.Sc.

Software Engineer and Technical Consultant

Working on developing the graphical user interface of Blaeu, which is a powerful multi-view tool for convenient exploration for non-technical users.

Pedro Emanuel Silva Ferreira, M.Sc.

Software Engineer and Technical Consultant

Working on embedded MonetDB for Java, i.e. MonetDBLite for Java. Also experienced in web services design and development, streaming (IoT) data processing.

Advisors

Sjoerd Mullender, M.Sc.

Senior Advisor, Co-Founder

More than 25 years experience in database systems, operating systems, compiler technology and hardware expert.

Dr. Niels Nes

Senior Advisor, Co-Founder

Co-founder of VectorWise. Researcher at the Dutch research center CWI, 20+ years experience in database systems, SQL and hardware expert.