Leadership Team

Todd Mostak

Founder and CEO

Todd is the CEO and Founder of MapD Technologies. Todd built the original prototype of MapD after tiring of the inability of conventional tools to allow for interactive exploration of big datasets while conducting his Harvard graduate research on the role of Twitter in the Arab Spring. He then joined MIT as a research fellow focusing on GPU databases before turning the MapD project into a startup.

Ed O'Donnell

VP of Product

Ed is responsible for overseeing the build out and go-to-market for the MapD software platform. Ed came to MapD from Telenav, a provider of mapping software which acquired his previous startup, Goby. Goby was a search engine founded by Mike Stonebraker of MIT, specializing in searching web-accessible databases, where Ed served as VP Product. Ed began his career in ad tech, at Admarketplace and DoubleClick, and holds an MBA from MIT and BA from Yale.

Ché Wijesinghe

SVP of Global Field Operations

Ché is responsible for all sales, sales engineering and customer success teams globally. He is a highly accomplished, technology sales and field operations leader, with over 20 years of start-up and multi-national company experience. He was most recently President and Chief Operating Officer at Neokami, a breakthrough Artificial Intelligence software company that was successfully acquired by Relayr. Previously, Ché led sales globally for Cisco Systems’ Data & Analytics Business Group, served as EVP of Worldwide Field Operations at Composite Software, and held senior management positions with BEA Systems, BroadVision and Deloitte Consulting.

Bill Maimone

VP of Engineering

Bill is responsible for leading the engineering team in architecting and delivering the the company’s suite of database, visualization and GIS solutions. Prior to MapD, Bill was the VP of Engineering at Anaplan and held similar roles with Salesforce and Actian. Bill began his career at Oracle, where he spent two decades, finishing as a Vice President with responsibility for over five hundred members of the R&D team across four continents. He holds a M.S. and a B.S. in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Alan Wong

VP of Finance

Alan is responsible for the company’s finance, accounting and administrative operations. He was most recently the VP of Finance and Administration at UnitedLayer, a hybrid hosting company with colocation facilities on the west coast. Alan has also held finance roles with Alta Devices, Leadis Technologies, Spansion, Advanced Micro Devices, and was a founder of PracticeFusion, the largest cloud-based electronic health records platform in the United States. He holds a master's degree in business administration and an undergraduate degree in accounting, both from San Francisco State University.