Ariff is responsible for defining and driving NuoDB’s product strategy. Kassam brings 20 years of database and infrastructure experience to NuoDB to help the company achieve its vision of a distributed database that can manage an organization’s most valuable data while exploiting the emerging benefits of modern infrastructures such as cloud and containers. Prior to NuoDB, Ariff held senior leadership positions at Teradata, xkoto, and Halcyon Monitoring Solutions. As Teradata’s Vice President, Unified Data Architecture Platform, he was responsible for the strategy and product management of Teradata’s UDA-enabling software solutions. Kassam was also responsible for guiding Teradata’s strategy and investments to achieve the company’s analytical ecosystem vision.