Karen Tegan Padir

As Vice President of Products & Marketing at EnterpriseDB, The Enterprise Postgres Company, I am responsible for EnterpriseDB’s product management and engineering as well as its global marketing initiatives, including demand generation, public relations and product marketing. I am a veteran in the software industry with 20 years of experience leading global business and engineering organizations.

Prior to joining EnterpriseDB, I was the vice president of MySQL and Software Infrastructure at Sun Microsystems where I  was responsible for key Sun open source software GlassFish, Identity Management and SOA products. Prior to that I was vice president of engineering for infrastructure technology at Red Hat where I was responsible for Red Hat’s Directory and Certificate server products, as well as Quality and Release Engineering of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux bundle.  I was one of the founding members of the Java EE Platform at Sun.

I  hold a  Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).  I also serve on WPI’s board of trustees.