David Gorbet has the best job in the world. As VP of Engineering, David manages the team that delivers the MarkLogic next-generation NoSQL database platform and supports our customers as they use it to power mission-critical and leading-edge applications.
Working with MarkLogic’s smart, talented engineers as they pour their passion and skill into MarkLogic, seeing the creativity and vision of our customers and how they are using the product to change their industry – David sums it all up in a single phrase – ‘simply awesome.’
Prior to MarkLogic, David helped pioneer Microsoft’s business online services strategy by founding and leading the SharePoint Online team. In addition to SharePoint Online, David held a number of positions at Microsoft and elsewhere working on enterprise server products and applications.
David holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Systems Design Engineering with an additional major in Psychology from the University of Waterloo, and an MBA from the University of Washington, Foster School of Business.