Former Oracle CFO and Executive Vice President Joins Couchbase, Inc.

Couchbase, Inc. announced that Jeff Epstein has joined its board of directors as an independent board member, according to a Business Wire press release.

Epstein, former chief financial officer (CFO) of Oracle Corporation, has decades of experience leading financial operations at several of the biggest companies in the world. His background in the database market and management experience at large publicly traded companies as well as pre-IPO start-ups make him an ideal advisor to foster Couchbase’s rapidly growing business.“ Jeff Epstein joins Couchbase as our second independent board director. This appointment is another important step in on our journey to build a large, sustainable business that is a leader in the database industry,” said Bob Wiederhold, Couchbase CEO. “Jeff’s experience in building global businesses will be instrumental to helping Couchbase establish leadership in the $35 billion database market.”

Epstein has an impressive track record of growing global businesses. In addition to serving as the CFO of Oracle, one of the world’s largest and most profitable technology companies, he has been the CFO of several public and private companies, including DoubleClick (sold to Google), King World Productions (sold to CBS), and Nielsen’s Media Measurement and Information Group.

Read the full press release here.