Peter Goldmacher is stepping down as a managing director and enterprise software analyst with Cowen & Company (sap), in order to join MongoDB in a business development and strategy role.
“The team at MongoDB has done a phenomenal job of getting grassroots interest, but they could use someone like me — someone who can’t hang with them technically — to simplify the message and help people understand that we’re on the cusp of a new opportunity here,” Goldmacher explains. “Our analog lives are being replicated digitally, which means so much data exists and you can’t wait any longer to do something with it.”
Goldmacher has been with Cowen for the past decade, where his current coverage includes Intuit (INTU), Oracle (ORCL), Salesforce.com (CRM) and SAP (SAP). Before that, he spent a bit of time in corporate planning with BMC Software and as an analyst with Merrill Lynch and Oracle.
MongoDB is a NoSQL database company that has raised over $220 million in VC funding from Intel Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Red Hat, Sequoia Capital, T. Rowe Price, Salesforce.com and Altimeter Capital.
What follows is an email that Goldmacher sent out earlier today to friends and colleagues:
Fortune has reached out to Cowen and MongoDB and will update this post if we hear back.
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