About TigerGraph

About TigerGraph

TigerGraph is the world’s first Real-Time Graph Analytics Platform powered by Native Parallel Graph (NPG) technology. TigerGraph fulfills the true promise and benefits of the graph platform by supporting real-time deep link analytics for enterprises with complex and colossal amounts of data. TigerGraph’s proven technology is used by customers including Alipay, VISA, SoftBank, State Grid Corporation of China, Wish and Elementum. Founded by Yu Xu, Ph.D. in 2012, TigerGraph is funded by Qiming VC, Baidu, Ant Financial, AME Cloud, Morado Ventures, Zod Nazem, Danhua Capital and DCVC. TigerGraph is based in Redwood City, CA.

THE LEADERSHIP TEAM
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Dr. Yu Xu is the founder and CEO of TigerGraph, the world’s first native parallel graph database. Dr. Xu received his Ph.D in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of California San Diego. He is an expert in big data and parallel database systems and has 26 patents in parallel data management and optimization. Prior to founding TigerGraph, Dr. Xu worked on Twitter’s data infrastructure for massive data analytics. Before that, he worked as Teradata’s Hadoop architect where he led the company’s big data initiatives.

Yu Xu

CEO
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Todd Blaschka is the Chief Operating Officer at TigerGraph responsible for driving growth initiatives and scaling business operations. He is a technology industry veteran with nearly 20 years of sales leadership experience and a strong background in strategy and products. Prior to TigerGraph, Blaschka was vice president of worldwide sales at Clustrix, Inc. Additionally, he served as vice president of sales at Dataguise and has held various sales and marketing leadership positions at IBM, Electric Cloud and Sendmail, Inc., which was acquired by Proofpoint, Inc. in 2013.

Todd Blaschka

COO
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Mingxi Wu is the VP of Engineering responsible for product development, quality assurance, and release. Mingxi excels at engineering team building and tech leadership. Previously, he worked at Ad-Tech startup Turn (acquired by Amobee), Oracle Relational Database Optimizer Group, and Microsoft SQL Server Manageability Group. He won research awards from SIGMOD, VLDB and KDD and holds patents on big data and pending patents on graph management. Mingxi received his PhD from the University of Florida, where he specialized in database and data mining.

Mingxi Wu

VP of Engineering
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Dr. Victor Lee is Director of Product Management at TigerGraph. He brings a strong academic background, decades of industry experience, and a commitment to quality and service. Victor was a circuit designer and technology transfer manager at Rambus, before returning to school for his computer science PhD, focusing on graph data mining. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley, MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and PhD in Computer Science from Kent State University. Before TigerGraph he was a visiting professor at John Carroll University.

Victor Lee

Director of Product Management
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Like Gao is the VP of Platform at TigerGraph. He is an experienced engineer and tech lead with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in C++, Graph Analytics, Databases, Data Warehousing and parallel computing, Like is a strong engineering professional with a PhD focused in Computer Science from University of Vermont.

Like Gao

VP of Platform