Management Team

John Dillon, CEO
John Dillon CEO

John has more than 30 years of experience building high-growth technology companies, and a passion for empowering developers creating next-gen applications in the cloud. “I’m a serial entrepreneur and engineer at heart. I’m fascinated with analyzing business models, solidifying the areas that work and tackling the challenges that slow growth so companies can maximize their full potential.” 

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Brian Bulkowski, Founder, CTO & Product
Brian Bulkowski Founder, CTO & Product

Brian is a networking whiz, innovator and high performance expert. “My family has a long and varied history in science and tech, so I wound up shipping code in high school. One of the great things about software is you can build something with it. You don’t need plywood or welding. Computers are an easy way to start creating stuff.”

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Srini V. Srinivasan, Founder & Chief Development Officer
Srini V. Srinivasan Founder & Chief Development Officer

When it comes to databases, Srini Srinivasan is one of the recognized pioneers of Silicon Valley. He has two decades of experience developing and operating high scale infrastructures. He also has over a dozen patents in database, web, mobile and distributed systems technologies. “I just took to programming early on. There was a professor in college who tossed out a challenge, and I ended up winning it.”  

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Peter Goldmacher, Vice President of Strategy and Market Development
Peter Goldmacher Vice President of Strategy and Market Development

Peter is a longtime software research analyst with a deep understanding of the database landscape and software business models. “The nature of data has changed dramatically in the last decade and as a result, a wide range of infrastructure software companies have emerged to take advantage of this opportunity. Aerospike has pioneered new technology that provides developers with scale and speed at a cost that is catalyzing innovation.”

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Jim LoDestro Vice President of Sales

Jim LoDestro brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role as Vice President of Sales at Aerospike. Jim is a Silicon Valley veteran with a long and successful career in startups, “I am a serial entrepreneur, who loves the challenge of helping to shape ‘Go To Market’ strategies and bringing new technologies to market that fundamentally change our customers’ business.”

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Sammie Walker Vice President of Marketing

Sammie is an accomplished software industry senior marketing executive. Her forte is building strong brands and competitive marketing programs that drive profitable business growth – at a Silicon Valley pace. “Aerospike is blessed with smart, talented people who began solving complex database problems before many people understood what the problems are. We’re now at a tipping point where conventional technology cannot cope with modern realities.”

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