Matt Cain
President & CEO
Couchbase

(4.9)
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Awards:
Top SaaS CEOs 2018

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Matt is a proven technology executive and general manager with nearly two decades of experience leading global organizations. Most recently, as President of Worldwide Field Operations for Veritas Technologies LLC, Matt led a 4,200 person team responsible for all aspects of sales, customer retention, channels, services, and support. Before that, as Chief Product Officer for Veritas’ $2.5B business, he led strategy, product management, product marketing, engineering, support, hardware operations, and cloud delivery. During his tenure, he revitalized the company strategy, increased operational efficiency, delivered growth across the portfolio, and was instrumental in the separation of Veritas from Symantec. Matt previously held a variety of senior leadership positions at Symantec Corporation and Cisco Systems. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


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40 COMMENTS


  1. Matt is an inspirational leader with a strong focus on building trust and encouraging risk-taking within the team. Truly, a ‘team first’ servant leader, he is customer-centric, builds strong relationships externally and internally, and thinks strategically about creating differentiation and profitable growth for the company.

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  2. can-do attitude; no idea is a bad idea –very supportive and encouraging of new ideas that employees are passionate about. Transparent. Willing to take chances and make sacrifices. Empowers other leaders to in-turn empower their own team. Approachable, responsive, and pushes very hard for an employee-first culture.

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  3. A visionary. Take good care of the employee and the company and he has gained that trust in the employees by setting the clear goals for the product and the company. We want to build a better company by focussing more on the technology we provide to the customers.

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  4. Matt is incredible at bringing out the best in people. He is a magician at fostering transformational cultures. Years after working for him, people routinely talk about how much he cared, how well he listened. He is also I afraid to make bold decisions when needed.

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  5. Leader-coach; collaborative; positive relentless high energy. Sufficient technical background- experience to lend technical credibility as a CEO. Strong motivational sales leadership EQ. Intense good natured driven personality with wonderful sense of humor

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  6. Collaboration An amazing leader that knows how to build the best team and get the best out of them. Sets strong vision and strategic direction Empowers his team and has I high level of trust they will deliver

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  7. Matt builds a culture to drive and inspire employees to achieve its financial goals. This takes enormous understanding of people and how to inspire them. Matt also spots talent well and adds them to his leadership.

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  8. Matt is amazing at aligning the right people to execute on the strategy. On a personal note, Matt truly cares about his people and believes company culture plays a very important role in its success.

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  9. Matt is an extremely charismatic leader and exceptional motivator. His leadership skills are unparalleled. His is able to hire great teams and motivate them to great outcomes.

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  10. I have never experienced true ownership like I have under Matt’s leadership. He trusts his people to be excellent, and because of that his teams rise to the challenge!

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  11. Vision and execution. He has an ability to identify goals and envision strategy, and then put effect strategies/plans in place to achieve those goals.

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  12. Creates a Clear vision for the future Cares about his people, his customers and his stakeholders Drives successful execution

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  13. Matt brings a unique blend of exceptional business savvy and deep technical expertise to his leadership position at Couchbase.

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  14. Leadership, Vision, Market Transitions, Strategy, Culture, Team Building, Coaching, Mentorship, Sales, Innovation, Hiring

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  15. His ability to captivate his audience, his personable skills as our CEO, and his genuine interest in everyone around him

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  16. Communication, People interaction, articulation of thoughts, Attention to detail while maintaining high-level focus

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  17. Matt is a highly strategic thinker and is able to translate strategy into execution

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  18. Most transparent CEO I’ve ever seen. Strong team builder. Out in front of the team.

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  19. combination of strategic focus and execution. great communicator and team builder.

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  20. Matt puts people first. His focus on employees and their families is inspiring.

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  21. Very focussed, takes care of employees, has right direction for the team.

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  22. Principled leader that cares for the people of his group/company.

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  23. Transparent to employee. Engage with employee at all level

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  24. Openness Strategic People focus Effective communication

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  25. Transparent Well rounded, industry leading NoSQL leader

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