Mark Porter MongoDB

On Monday, MongoDB announced that board member Mark Porter, who most recently worked at the Singaporean ride-hailing company Grab, will be its new CTO, and co-founder Eliot Horowitz will step down on July 10.
Porter has spent his career at companies such as Oracle, Amazon Web Services, and Grab, where he worked on building databases and infrastructure.
Porter says he looks forward to going back to his technical roots and learning more about open source, as MongoDB started off as an open source database.
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Back in March, $13 billion database company MongoDB announced during its earnings call that CTO and co-founder Eliot Horowitz would be stepping down to take time off after 13 years working there.

Now, MongoDB has hired a database veteran to take over the helm. On Monday, MongoDB announced board member Mark Porter as its new CTO. Because of his new role, which will start July 20, Porter will step down from the board of directors. As for Horowitz, his last day is July 10.

“I think Eliot is amazing. He started the company and changed the way we think about data,” Porter told Business Insider. “I’m excited to take up the …read more

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