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Michael Olson


Mr. Michael Olson co-founded and was the Chairman of Cloudera, where he currently serves as Chief Strategy Officer. He serves as Mentor at Alchemist Accelerator. He serves as Advisor at SignalFire. He co-founded Cloudera in 2008 and served as its CEO until 2013 when he took on his current role of chief strategy officer (CSO.) As CSO, Mike is responsible for Cloudera's product strategy, open source leadership, engineering alignment and direct engagement with customers. Prior to Cloudera Mike was CEO of Sleepycat Software, makers of Berkeley DB, the open source embedded database engine. Mike spent two years at Oracle Corporation as vice president for Embedded Technologies after Oracle's acquisition of Sleepycat in 2006. Prior to joining Sleepycat, Mike held technical and business positions at database vendors Britton Lee, Illustra Information Technologies and Informix Software. Mike has a Bachelor's and a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Michael Olson Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Alluvium 07-Dec-2016 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
00000000 21-Jan-2015 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
0000 07-Feb-2012 00000 00000 000 Database Software Out of Business 0000000 00000
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Michael Olson Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Alluvium 31-Jan-2019 Merger/Acquisition Completed
0000 01-Oct-2015 000 00 00000000 Completed
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Michael Olson Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Michael Olson Angel Investor 0 San Francisco, CA