Database management software company EDB appoints Christian Kasper as CFO – Back End News

EDB, a PostgreSQL contributor, announced that Christian G. Kasper has joined the company as the new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Kasper joins EDB during a period of record revenue growth and will leverage his extensive management experience to further solidify EDB’s global leadership in the PostgreSQL open source database market.

Kasper has been integral in the rapid scale-up of several enterprise software companies and is adept at understanding how to navigate complex financial environments. Most recently, he was CFO of Reflexis Systems, Inc., a SaaS software company that had a successful exit after years of exceptional growth. Previously, he was COO and CFO of iboss Inc., a cloud-based cybersecurity company.

Kasper was also CEO and CFO of Harvest Power Inc., an organics management company ranked among Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies. He currently sits on the board of directors of, a Boston-based SaaS software company.

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“EDB has experienced extraordinary growth over the past three years, with a compound annual growth rate of over 40%,” said Ed Boyajian, President and CEO of EDB. “This is a reflection on EDB’s ability to execute, combined with the massive expansion of enterprise, developer and cloud adoption in the Postgres market. Chris is here to help the business through our next stage of growth.

“I am extremely happy to join Ed and the leadership team as we lead EDB through this crucial point in its growth trajectory,” Kasper said. “EDB has an impressive track record, strong strategic vision and robust execution that will drive the business to an even higher level of success. “

Maria H. Underwood