Neo4j Appoints Denise Persson to Board of Directors

Graph Database Leader Appoints Chief Marketing Officer of Snowflake as Independent Board Member

SAN MATEO, Calif. – Dec. 12, 2018 – Neo4j, the leader in graph databases, announced today that it has appointed Denise Persson to the company’s Board of Directors.

Persson is the chief marketing officer (CMO) of Snowflake Computing, the data warehouse built for the cloud. She has more than 20 years of technology marketing experience at high-growth companies including Apigee, ON24 and Genesys, and she has helped take two companies through successful public offerings.

Emil Eifrem, Neo4j’s CEO and Co-Founder, welcomed Persson to the company’s Board of Directors.

“Neo4j is a Silicon Valley company with a Swedish soul,” said Eifrem. “Denise is an amazing addition to our Board, with the right balance of Silicon Valley go-to-market expertise, grounded in an appreciation of Neo4j’s Swedish roots and culture. She shares our belief in the disruptive power of a relationship-first approach to data, and has been instrumental in Snowflake redefining how corporations work with data warehouses. As demand for Neo4j grows, I look forward to working with Denise and the rest of our Board to expand our operations and finesse our execution.”

Denise Persson, CMO at Snowflake Computing and Neo4j independent board member, has always had a passion for data.

“There’s nothing more exciting than a category-creating company,” said Persson. “Neo4j is creating, building and leading the graph database category, and has an incredible list of Fortune 500 clients that are solving hard data problems with its graph platform. Neo4j is a Swedish success story, and I’m both very proud and excited to be a part of its journey, and to support it as graph databases break into the mainstream.”

For more information about Denise Persson’s appointment to the Neo4j Board of Directors, read Emil Eifrem’s interview with her.


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