Open source cloud data platform company, Aiven has appointed Stu Garrow as vice president for the Asia Pacific region.
Based out of Singapore, Stu will lead Aiven’s overall business strategy and growth, focussing on and on sales and channel development, team and market expansion, and engaging customers, partners, and the community to accelerate the firm’s journey in the market.
He brings more than three decades of technology leadership and a wealth of enterprise sales experience to Aiven.
Aiven’s Chief Revenue Officer David Wyatt said Garrow, with his "extensive experience and relevant expertise will help our (Aiven) significant market opportunity,” he added.
Aiven is supporting companies to simplify their data infrastructure challenges through our open-source data platform and drive cost efficiency.
Prior to Aiven, Garrow served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of APAC at Talend, a data integration and data management company.
At Talend, he led an aggressive growth strategy for one of the company’s fastest-growing regions.
Before Talend, he served as the first employee at MuleSoft in Asia and was instrumental in establishing and building the different functions, growing the company across the region, and developing the global channels and alliances program.
Aiven recently announced free plans for its open-source database services for PostgreSQL, MySQL, and for Redis.
It made these free plans available to anyone with technical support through a newly launched community forum. The free plans also include many advanced features like dedicated instances, daily backups, Terraform integration and more.