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Lance Walter

CMO, Neo4j

Lance Walter has more than two decades of enterprise product management and marketing experience.

Lance started his career in technical roles at Oracle supporting enterprise relational database deployments. Since then, Lance has worked at industry leaders like Siebel Systems and Business Objects, as well as successful startups including Onlink (acquired by Siebel Systems), Pentaho (acquired by Hitachi Data Systems), Aria Systems and Capriza. Lance’s first experience with alternative database platforms was at Arbor Software, the pioneer of the multi-dimensional database / OLAP market.


Latest Posts by Lance Walter

Learn how Hadoop must adjust to connecting big data.

From Collections to Connections: Where Hadoop Adoption Goes from Here

“These guys are killing it!” Back in 2013, I was contacted by my friend Randy who’s a long-time Bay Area tech recruiter. He was looking for sales and marketing referrals for a company called MapR. He really couldn’t have been more enthusiastic. “I haven’t seen one like this... read more


Learn about GraphConnect 2018 keynotes Hilary Mason (at Cloudera) and Stephen O'Grady (at RedMonk)

Hilary Mason [ML at Cloudera] & Stephen O’Grady [Principal at RedMonk] Will Keynote at GraphConnect 2018

We’re pleased to announce the addition of two phenomenal keynote speakers to the already-awesome lineup of presenters at GraphConnect 2018 in New York City. (Psst: Register now if you haven’t already, as space is limited!). Morning Keynote Speaker: Hilary Mason, Cloudera In addition to... read more


Learn about why Matt Casters has joined the Neo4j team and what that means for the Kettle community

Matt Casters – the Mind Behind Kettle – Has Joined the Neo4j Team

Speaking on behalf of the Neo4j team, I am excited to announce that Matt Casters has joined Neo4j, Inc. Matt has a sterling reputation in the open source community for his work in leading the Kettle project. Matt and I also worked together at Pentaho, so I was more than happy to sit down and... read more