Nate is the Chief Product Officer at Cockroach Labs, the makers of CockroachDB: the cloud-native SQL database that helps companies scale fast, survive anything, and thrive everywhere. He also serves on Cockroach Labs’ board of directors.
Before joining Cockroach Labs, Nate led the Web and Mobile application teams at Percolate, a marketing SaaS company that was later acquired by Seismic. He also worked as a Cloud + Enterprise product manager at Microsoft during their transition to a cloud-first strategy. Outside of product, Nate has deep engineering experience, working as a lead backend engineer at Bloomberg L.P. Nate has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Michigan and received his MBA from MIT, where he won the MIT $100k Business Plan Competition.