Mathias Golombek is the CTO at Exasol. He joined the company in 2004 as a software developer, led the database optimization team and became a member of the executive board in 2013. Exasol is Germany-based world leader in analytical database management providing high-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics. Although he is primarily responsible for the Exasol technology, his most important role is to build a great environment, where smart people enjoy building such an exciting product. He is never satisfied with 90% solutions and loves the simplicity of products. His goal is to encourage responsibility and a company culture that people love to be a part of.