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.

Recent Blog Posts

The winners of our 2016 Customer Excellence Awards were chosen for their expert deployment of innovative solutions on the MarkLogic database platform. Announced at MarkLogic World 2016 in San Francisco, here's this year's list of remarkable recipients ...
This is the first in a series of three blogs discussing David Gorbet’s “Shape Da Future” keynote address at MarkLogic World 2015. The data word has changed. Data itself is now a commodity, but the technology used to create experiences with it is not. New database technology can now drive tailored, real-time experiences that would’ve […]
Recently a serious security vulnerability was discovered in the OpenSSL cryptographic software library. MarkLogic application servers can be configured to use SSL, and MarkLogic uses OpenSSL to provide this capability. A patch to OpenSSL has been released to address this vulnerability, and MarkLogic has built patches for all impacted MarkLogic versions with OpenSSL 1.0.1g to […]
It’s Valentine’s Day, and I’m here in the snowy, cold Washington, DC-area rather than at home in California with my family. Why? I’m spending some quality time with some of the greatest people in the industry, my fellow MarkLogicians at our annual sales kick-off. Two days ago was my third anniversary with MarkLogic, and as […]
 
Hello DB-Engines, I was just looking at your MarkLogic listing, and wanted to make you aware that there are actually three ways in which MarkLogic supports MapReduce: 1.       Our Hadoop connector allows customers to run Hadoop MapReduce jobs on data in MarkLogic. Doing this can be much faster and more secure than running Hadoop MapReduce […]
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