Emma McGrattan

Senior Vice President of Engineering
Ingres Corporation

Emma McGrattan is senior vice president of engineering at Ingres. She is responsible for the development and integration of the Ingres database and associated products and technologies. A leading authority in DBMS technologies, Emma has been instrumental in the ongoing success of the Ingres product line. Emma joined Ingres from CA where she held a similar position and was responsible for the Ingres family of relational database management products. She started her career with Ingres in 1992, and has held a variety of senior development and management positions.Not only a talented engineer and manager, Emma is also a great communicator as transpires from her blog and many speaking appearances. Balancing intelligence with humor, she is known to have been referred to as a "firecracker" at more than one instance.Born in Ireland, Emma earned a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering from Dublin City University. Recognized for having open source development at heart, she is also a member of the board of directors for the Eclipse Foundation.