Cloudera Adds to Executive Team, Appoints Vice President of Finance


Mary Rorabaugh brings dynamic experience at managing high-growth companies

Palo Alto, Calif. – March 1, 2011 – Cloudera, the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software and services, today named Mary Rorabaugh Vice President of Finance.

“Cloudera is leading the charge to deliver an enterprise-grade platform based on Apache Hadoop to the market. Demand has grown significantly over the last year, and that’s why it is imperative for us to have a seasoned executive like Mary to help manage Cloudera’s growth,” said Mike Olson, CEO of Cloudera. “Mary has an excellent track record of driving companies to succeed. With twenty-seven years of experience at both public and private companies, she knows how to build successful, profitable businesses.”

Prior to Cloudera, Mary held various senior finance roles at software companies including Portal Software, Inc., Touchpoint, Inc., and PolyServe, Inc. Most recently, at Centillium Communications, Mary managed all accounting functions for the parent company and six subsidiaries and continued with the company following its acquisition by TranSwitch.

“Cloudera has become the clear market leader in Hadoop-based data management software and services, and I am impressed by the company’s success at bringing Hadoop into the enterprise,” said Mary Rorabaugh. “I look forward to helping Cloudera continue on its amazing growth path.”

About Cloudera

Cloudera, the leader in Apache Hadoop-based software and services, enables data driven enterprises to easily derive business value from all their structured and unstructured data. Cloudera's Distribution including Apache Hadoop (CDH), available to download for free at, is the most comprehensive, tested, stable and widely deployed distribution of Hadoop in commercial and non-commercial environments. For the fastest path to reliably using this completely open source technology in production for Big Data analytics and answering previously un-addressable big questions, organizations can subscribe to Cloudera Enterprise, comprised of Cloudera Manager software and Cloudera Support. Cloudera also offers training and certification on Apache technologies, as well as consulting services. As the top contributor to the Apache open source community and with tens of thousands of nodes under management across customers in financial services, government, telecommunications, media, web, advertising, retail, energy, bioinformatics, pharma/healthcare, university research, oil and gas and gaming, Cloudera's depth of experience and commitment to sharing expertise are unrivaled.

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