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Max Mether

Vice President, Server Product Management, MariaDB
Max Mether, co-Founder and Head of Server Product Management is currently leading the efforts on MariaDB Server development. Prior to his current role, Max built up the Professional Services team at MariaDB from scratch. Max began his career consulting and training for prominent companies including MySQL and Sun Microsystems. He continues to train as a frequent speaker at LinuxFests, LinuxCons and other prominent conferences globally. Max earned his Master of Science (Eng) in Physics and Maths from Helsinki University of Technology. A native of Finland, and by-way of Paris, France, Max now resides in Atlanta, Georgia where he is an avid skier, rugby and hockey player.

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