Pickle brings over 30 years of experience in the geospatial and open source software industry to vendor Postgres.
CHARLESTON, SC, March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Crisp data – the leading provider of trusted open source PostgreSQL technology, support and training – is pleased to welcome Eddie Pickle to the team as senior vice president of the public sector. In this role, Pickle will lead Crunchy Data’s ongoing impact and engagement with US government organizations and agencies.
Pickle joins Crunchy Data from Maxar Technologies, where he served as senior director of Insight Solutions following Maxar’s acquisition of RadiantBlue, where Pickle served as general manager of open source programs. Pickle brings a wealth of executive leadership and open source industry expertise to Crunchy Data, having previously served as CEO of Boundless (acquired by Planet), a leading provider of software support, training and development. open source product base to meet geospatial requirements. Prior to Boundless, Pickle was COO of OGC web services pioneer, IONIC Enterprise, and held senior executive positions at geospatial data companies Claritas and IXI. Pickle is the founder and leader of the popular FedGeoDay conference showcasing open ecosystem technologies (open source software, open mapping, open science) used to build federal government programs. Additionally, Pickle has worked with business, government, and nonprofit organizations around the world and is an advisor to the American Geographical Society.
“We are very proud of our relationship with the United States government. We have worked collaboratively with DOD and civilian missions since Crunchy Data was founded in 2012,” said Paul Lawrence, President of Crunchy Data. “With Eddie’s experience and knowledge, I expect that we will grow and enrich our value with these important clients. I couldn’t be happier to have him leading our government team.”
“I’ve had the privilege of working with the Crunchy Data team for a number of years as a member of the open source software community. Crunchy Data’s work with the US government has provided great value and a technical innovation in databases and geospatial technologies, and I am very pleased to have the opportunity to help develop this work,” said Pickle.
Crunchy Data has a proven track record of delivering trusted open source PostgreSQL to support critical systems within the United States Department of Defense. PostgreSQL is a robust open source database with over 32 years of development, and was ranked #1 growing database in 2017, 2018, and 2020 by DB-engines. Crunchy Data’s cloud-native PostgreSQL technology enables enterprises to deploy open-source PostgreSQL on their choice of public, private, or hybrid cloud infrastructure. In 2017, Crunchy Data announced the release of the Crunchy Data PostgreSQL Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) by the United States Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).
PostgreSQL is a powerful open source object-relational database system with over 20 years of active development and a strong global development community. Commercial enterprises and government agencies focused on advanced data management benefit from PostgreSQL’s proven architecture and reputation for reliability, data integrity, and cost effectiveness.
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Crunchy Data empowers businesses to confidently become the leading provider of reliable open source PostgreSQL and enterprise technology, support, and training. Crunchy Data offers Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL, the most advanced and authentic open source RDBMS on the market. The company also offers Crispy bridge, a fully managed Postgres cloud service available on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. PostgreSQL’s active development community, proven architecture, and reputation for reliability, data integrity, and ease of use make it a prime candidate for companies looking for a robust relational database alternative. expensive proprietary database technologies. Learn more about www.crunchydata.com.
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