Gary Bloom

Chief Executive Officer

Calling upon his extensive executive experience at Oracle and Veritas, Gary Bloom leads MarkLogic as the preeminent NoSQL database for the Enterprise. During his 14-year tenure as an executive at Oracle, Gary helped organizations make the generational shift from mainframe to relational technology.

Likewise, as CEO of MarkLogic, he is driving another industry shift by spearheading solutions to the global challenge of aggregating and managing data from disparate sources and transforming that data into valuable information. Gary is a highly respected thought leader who influences organizations to reimagine how data can and will change the future of business and application development.

Prior to MarkLogic, Gary was CEO and president at eMeter, which was acquired by Siemens Corporation. Before that, he was a consultant of TPG, a leading global private investment firm. Gary was also the vice chair and president of Symantec Corporation, where he led the company’s line of business organizations and the company’s corporate development efforts. He had joined Symantec through the company’s merger with Veritas Software where he was the chairman and CEO. Before joining Veritas, Gary held senior executive positions at Oracle. During this time, Gary led Oracle’s database business, worldwide marketing,support, education, and alliance organizations, and was responsible for mergers and acquisitions.

Gary earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo.

Most Posts By Gary Bloom

Understanding MarkLogic’s Role as a Challenger in Gartner’s 2017 ODBMS Magic Quadrant

In the new Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems (ODMS), MarkLogic is recognized as a Challenger, achieving the highest placement in the Challenger quadrant for ability to execute and furthest for completeness of vision.


Die Nachteile der Abhängigkeit von einem einzigen Cloud-Anbieter

Sie erfahren, welche Fallstricke sich bei der Entscheidung für einen Claud beachten sollten. Wie z. B. die Verhandelbarkeit der Preise, welches Know-how verlieren Sie, wie einfach ist der Wechsel zu einem andern Cloud Anbieter etc.


Reality Check On The Promise Of Hadoop

Evidence continues to build that today’s data challenges – and tomorrow’s – will not be solved with yesterday’s solutions – traditional relational databases. And Hadoop is not enough. Find out why.


Why MarkLogic Will Lead the Next-Generation of Database Technology

MarkLogic has become the virtual standard for NoSQL databases in the world’s leading financial institutions and it’s why well over 50% of our business comes from completing projects that were started on and failed on Oracle.


NoSQL to Undo Oracle’s Database Reign

The murky landscape of NoSQL is starting to clear — and the emergent victors are those that handle multiple models natively regardless of the number of data silos. Oracle’s base is showing stress fractures as MarkLogic is becoming the platform for those with complex data integration problems.


MarkLogic Named a Next-Generation Database Challenger in 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant

See why MarkLogic was identified as a challenger of the next generation database technology, NoSQL, in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems


Oracle OpenWorld: Why Next-Gen Databases Received the Silent Treatment

Why is Oracle ignoring the pain that so many organizations are going through? MarkLogic ends up finishing so many projects that couldn’t be completed on relational because of its clear understanding of data challenges.


Oregon vs. Oracle: Settling for Less

Last week’s $100 million settlement between the state of Oregon and Oracle over a botched state health insurance website is both dismaying and illuminating. It is dismaying because taxpayers are left holding the bag, once again, in terms of a huge loss, while Oracle, initially hired to produce the site, ends up more entrenched in the state’s IT future.


MarkLogic Secures $102M in Funding

Taking advantage of our multi-year technology lead in the next generation database market, we have opportunistically raised capital to further fuel our company’s growth.