DENVER and MANCHESTER, England, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Matillion, the leading provider of data transformation for cloud data warehouses (CDWs), today announced Kenneth Paqvalen is joining the company as chief financial officer (CFO), effective August 24. Paqvalen joins Matillion from relational open source database provider MariaDB.
"I couldn't be more thrilled to welcome Kenneth to the Matillion team," said Matthew Scullion, CEO of Matillion. "Kenneth's experience leading a financial function in a high-growth, global business within the data management industry, while maintaining a focus on customers, brings great value. I look forward to his outlook helping us to continue our momentum as we meet the diverse data integration and transformation needs of global enterprises."
"It's an exciting time to join Matillion," said Paqvalen. "Matthew and his leadership team are disrupting the data transformation space and I look forward to applying my experience with high-growth companies and contributing to this award-winning management team."
In this role, Paqvalen will head Matillion's financial operations, oversee corporate development, work closely with the Matillion board and its investors, and position and guide the team to continue the company's rapid growth.
As the CFO of MariaDB, Paqvalen was responsible for the company's finance, HR and Web/IT teams, legal and M&A, and served as the secretary of the board of directors. While there, he managed the merger between SkySQL Corporation, MariaDB Services and Monty Program to form what is now MariaDB Corporation.
Prior to MariaDB, Paqvalen held various positions of increasing responsibility in management and finance for more than a decade at Nokia. His accomplishments included optimizing Nokia's annual research and development investments, heading the finance and control function of Nokia Siemens Networks' business development unit, and serving in a key role in the acquisition of Motorola Networks.
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