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Phillip Merrick

Company: pgEdge
Twitter: @phillipmerrick

Phillip is a software developer, entrepreneur and technology executive with several decades of enterprise software experience.

Phillip co-founded EnterpriseDB (EDB), one of the leading commercial Postgres companies, and served as Chairman for the company’s first three years. During this time EDB became a big supporter of the Postgres community, and the company developed or supported the development of many enterprise class features in Postgres.

Other companies Phillip has co-founded and/or led as CEO include webMethods, SparkPost, VisualCV and Fugue. At webMethods Phillip helped pioneer technology that we now refer to as web services and web APIs.

Phillip is now the co-founder and CEO at pgEdge (, a recently launched startup focused on fully distributed Postgres.