Keshav Murthy is a vice president of Couchbase R&D. Previously at MapR, IBM, Informix, Illustra, Sybase with more than 20 years experience in the database server development. He lead the SQL and NoSQL R&D team at IBM Informix. He has received two President's Club awards at Couchbase, two Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards at IBM. Keshav has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Mysore, India, holds twelve US patents, three patent applications pending and has numerous publications.