About Matt Ingenthron

Matt Ingenthron is a software developer, development manager and a veteran of both large and small companies. He is one of the Founders Club at Couchbase, where he initially joined Steve Yen and Dustin Sallings in a startup to build upon what they had learned from the Open Source memcached project. In 2010, the company then known as Membase, merged with CouchOne to become Couchbase.

Currently at Couchbase, Matt is a Senior Director in the Engineering organization where he primarily leads the SDK and Connector engineering among other projects related to the further development of Couchbase as a distributed database platform.

Prior to this most recent startup, Matt held a variety of positions at Sun Microsystems. His last position there was as a Principal Engineer in a global team focused on engaging large web deployments with Sun’s tech. Before that, Matt was part of the field Software Organization assisting with both Sales and Professional Services sales and delivery with Web and Identity management software. He joined Sun early in 2000 as a Systems Engineer.

Matt lives with his wife Michelle in Huntington Beach, California. They have resided there since late 2009.