Office Hour with James Phillips

James Phillips (Couchbase, Inc.)
Office Hour, Exhibit Hall (Office Hours A)
  • Mobile-to-cloud data synchronization
  • Geospatial data processing
  • Unstructured data management
  • Analyzing unstructured data with map-reduce
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James Phillips

Couchbase, Inc.

James Phillips, Couchbase Co-founder
James Phillips is a software geek, entrepreneur and investor. He taught himself to code on the Apple II and TRS-80 microcomputer platforms and founded his first software company, later acquired by Symantec, in 1985. He continues today as a serial software entrepreneur focused on distributed systems, cloud computing infrastructure and database software technologies. Most recently James co-founded Couchbase, provider of open source NoSQL database solutions; prior to that he was founder of Akimbi Systems, which was acquired by VMware in 2006. James is a frequent speaker at industry events including O’Reilly Web 2.0, HadoopWorld, Under the Radar, VMworld, OracleWorld, SD Forum, InfoWorld Executive Forum, CloudSlam, OSBC and others.


  • EMC
  • Microsoft
  • HPCC Systems™ from LexisNexis® Risk Solutions
  • MarkLogic
  • Shared Learning Collaborative
  • Cloudera
  • Digital Reasoning Systems
  • Pentaho
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Teradata Aster
  • VMware
  • IBM
  • NetApp
  • Oracle
  • 1010data
  • 10gen
  • Acxiom
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Calpont
  • Cisco
  • Couchbase
  • Cray
  • Datameer
  • DataSift
  • DataStax
  • Esri
  • Facebook
  • Feedzai
  • Hadapt
  • Hortonworks
  • Impetus
  • Jaspersoft
  • Karmasphere
  • Lucid Imagination
  • MapR Technologies
  • Pervasive
  • Platform Computing
  • Revolution Analytics
  • Scaleout Software
  • Skytree, Inc.
  • Splunk
  • Tableau Software
  • Talend

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