– USA, NY – MongoDB, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDB) today announced the appointment of Ann Lewnes to its Board of Directors.
About Ann Lewnes
Ann Lewnes was previously in senior leadership roles at Adobe Systems, Inc., a multinational software company that offers digital marketing and media solutions, from 2006 to 2023, most recently as CMO and EVP of Corporate Strategy and Development during a period of massive growth.
Ann Lewnes brings decades of expertise in all aspects of marketing, customer acquisition, and growth strategies to the MongoDB Board, having helped scale Adobe into a globally recognized, multi-billion-dollar brand. Lewnes was instrumental in a significant transition of Adobe’s business model from perpetual software licensing to a subscription-based scheme that delivered new application features to customers more quickly, accelerated revenue growth, and positioned the company as a leader in software and digital technology for consumers and enterprises.
Before Adobe, Ann Lewnes was at Intel Corporation where she held a variety of leadership positions during her 20-year tenure at the company, including VP of Sales and Marketing. At Intel, Lewnes led global marketing strategies that drove the adoption of Intel semiconductors and differentiated the company’s expanding suite of products among consumers and business professionals during an extremely high-growth period that resulted in a market-leading position for the company.
“I’m incredibly excited to join the MongoDB Board of Directors, given the importance of operational data in building software and application experiences that are disrupting industries in the era of generative AI,” said Ann Lewnes. “MongoDB’s products and services are loved by millions of developers for their ability to build sophisticated applications that truly transform a company’s business. As the need to build smarter applications becomes even more important, MongoDB is perfectly positioned to help its customers innovate as our industry enters this exciting new computing paradigm.”
Ann Lewnes has also served on the Board of Directors of Mattel, Inc. since 2015, where she currently chairs the Governance and Social Responsibility Committee. Lewnes also serves as vice-chair on the Board of Trustees at Lehigh University, where she previously earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations and journalism, and as a director on the Sundance Institute Board of Trustees. Lewnes was elected into the American Advertising Foundation’s Hall of Achievement and was inducted into the American Marketing Association’s Hall of Fame in 2019. In 2020, Ann Lewnes received the New York Women in Communications’ Matrix Award.
Headquartered in New York, MongoDB’s mission is to empower innovators to create, transform, and disrupt industries by unleashing the power of software and data. Built by developers, for developers, MongoDB’s developer data platform is a database with an integrated set of related services that allow development teams to address the growing requirements for today’s wide variety of modern applications, all in a unified and consistent user experience. MongoDB has tens of thousands of customers in over 100 countries. The MongoDB database platform has been downloaded hundreds of millions of times since 2007, and there have been millions of builders trained through MongoDB University courses.
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