Kathryn Erickson leads Self Service for DataStax. After designing and building large scale distributed applications for Uncle Sam, Kathryn jumped to a flash storage startup, Fusion-io selling high-speed life preservers for relational databases. Then Kathryn found Cassandra, a database gifted from the gods of speed and scale. This industry experience combined with her vast experience in online shopping very much informs her leadership for Self Service Revenue at DataStax. Kathryn has a passion for strategy, open-source economics and painting.
Kathryn holds a B.S. in software engineering from the University of Southern Mississippi and an M.S. in Information Security from Johns Hopkins University.