The company’s mission is to create a new generation of business intelligence software products and data management tools that will change the way people and businesses manage data.
dBase was created by a group of experienced technology and business leaders, and is the legal heir to dBASE, the world’s first widely used relational database management system and one
of the best-selling software titles of all time.
Who Are We
President and CEO
Mike’s 20 year software and technology industry experience brought him to dBase LLC to build and lead a team dedicated to creating the next generation of business intelligence products and data management tools.
Mike is a dynamic leader with a highly lauded track record of success in driving innovation, product development, business development, line sales, market analysis, and product evangelism efforts. He has hands-on technical experience across architecture design, and enterprise and commercial software development. In his career, Mike has been instrumental in turning around underperforming product lines, driving sales growth, building go-to-market strategies, and enhancing industry product awareness.
He is the co-author of Mastering JBuilder
, considered the authoritative work on building large-scale Java applications, is widely published and quoted in industry publications, and is a frequent speaker at both national and international industry conferences.
Beginning in 2008, Mike held various senior-level product and marketing positions at Embarcadero Technologies, Inc., a global provider of advanced software tools for application developers and database professionals. Prior to that, he was Vice President of products at Convenos, LLC a provider of online tools for Web-based collaboration and conferencing. Mike was also Chief Technical Architect at Borland Software Corporation, one of the most storied names in the history of the PC software revolution and the company that popularized dBASE™ as the world’s most accepted database standard.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Science from DeVry Institute of Technology in Columbus, Ohio.
Chief Technology Officer of dBASE
With more than 30 years of experience in software development, technology-based research and development, and product management, Marty is Chief Technical Officer (CTO) for dBase, LLC. He was CTO for dataBased Intelligence—which developed and marketed dBASE prior to the formation of dBase, LLC—since 2006 and Director of Research and Development since 2004.
Marty’s history and expertise with the dBASE product began in 1999 when he was Senior Programmer and Director of Technology Research for dBASE, Inc. Prior to that, Marty held various positions in development with companies that included Ensco, Inc., The CBORD Group, Inc., ApTECH, Inc., and Computer Solutions Unlimited.
Marty holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematical Physics from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
Vice President of Sales and Operations
Paul has more than 25 years of experience in sales, account management, sales engineering, technical consulting, training and marketing for major software firms and technology start-ups.
Prior to joining dBase, LLC, Paul provided technical leadership, business development expertise, and marketing support service to several leading technology firms and pre-IPO software companies. Paul spent more than 14 years at Borland Software Corporation, where he held senior-level positions in sales and account management, and was consistently ranked among the company’s top achievers. He also held sales leadership positions at Compuware Corp and Cincom Systems, Inc.
Paul has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University.