EDB, a contributor to PostgreSQL, announced that Christian G. Kasper has joined the company as its new executive vice president and chief financial officer. Kasper joins EDB during a period of record revenue growth and will leverage his broad management experience to further solidify EDB’s global leadership of the PostgreSQL open-source database market.
Kasper has been an integral part of rapidly scaling several enterprise software companies and is adept at understanding how to navigate complex financial environments. Most recently, he was the chief financial officer for Reflexis Systems, Inc., a SaaS software business that realized a successful exit after years of exceptional growth. Prior to that, he was a chief operating officer and chief financial officer for iboss Inc., a cloud-based cybersecurity firm.
Kasper also served as both CEO and CFO for Harvest Power Inc., an organics management company named one of Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Gryphon.ai, a SaaS software company based in Boston.
“EDB has experienced extraordinary growth over the past three years, with a compound annual growth rate of over 40 percent,” said Ed Boyajian, president and CEO, EDB. “This is a reflection on EDB’s ability to execute, combined with the massive expansion in the enterprise, developer, and cloud adoption in the Postgres market. Chris is here to help take the company through our next stage of growth.”
“I’m extremely excited to be joining Ed and the leadership team as we steer EDB through this crucial point in its growth trajectory,” said Kasper. “EDB has an impressive track record, a strong strategic vision, and robust execution that will drive the company to an even greater level of success.”