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$100 Million Raised

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Founded from Deep Technical Experience


  • Arjun Narayan

    Arjun Narayan


    Arjun cofounded Materialize, coming from database-building experience as an early engineer at Cockroach Labs and through his Ph.D in distributed systems, security, privacy and scalability from the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Frank McSherry

    Frank McSherry


    Frank was previously at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley where he co-invented Differential Privacy, and subsequently led the Naiad project. Frank holds a Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of Washington.

Leadership Team

  • Anthony Fears

    Anthony Fears


    Anthony began his HR/People career in global retail and hospitality with brands like Nordstrom and Starbucks. He then turned to leading the People function at high growth startups including Managed by Q (acquired by WeWork) and, most recently, Industrious – the largest premium workplace-as-a-service provider.

  • Jessica Laughlin

    Jessica Laughlin

    Head of Product

    Jessica joined Materialize as the fifth engineer, coming from Goldman Sachs and Bluecore. She leads the product organization, focused on shipping features that make Materialize users successful in production.

  • Nikhil Benesch

    Nikhil Benesch


    Nikhil is the Chief Technology Officer at Materialize. He previously worked on the replication engine for CockroachDB. He has an A.B. in Computer Science from Harvard, where he did research on streaming dataflow systems.

  • Tim Satterwhite

    Tim Satterwhite


    Tim was previously the Chief Growth Officer at Terminus where he led the Sales, Marketing and Customers Success functions globally. Prior to that he was SVP of Revenue at Braze helping to scale the company across all segments of business.

Backed By The Best

LightspeedKleiner PerkinsRedpoint

Mature Technology, Long-Term Vision


Naiad: A Timely Dataflow System Paper published


Timely Dataflow in Rust

Jan 2019

Company Founded

Feb 2019

Series A

Feb 2020

First Public Release

November 2020

Series B

Sep 2021

Series C

Oct 2022

Cloud Platform

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