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MongoDB Names Dev Ittycheria CEO

Database software company MongoDB named Dev Ittycheria, the former CEO of BladeLogic, as its new CEO, effective Sept. 3. Current CEO Max Schireson was named vice chairman. Ittycheria founded BladeLogic, a server automation company, in 2001 and took it public in 2007. BMC Software acquired it for about $900 million in 2009. He then ran BMC’s $1.4 billion enterprise service business. He joined the venture capital firm Greylock Partners in 2012, and then went on to join OpenView Venture Partners as managing director in 2013.

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