Evan is the CEO of Fauna, Inc., creators of FaunaDB, the only strongly consistent, globally distributed database. Evan was employee #15 at Twitter where he became director of infrastructure as well as the company's only titled software architect. He was responsible for the design, implementation, and integration of the mission-critical database services, and built and managed a variety of engineering teams. Evan holds an M.S. in computer science from the University of Delaware, was a member of the U.S. Digital Service, and previously worked at SAP and CNET Networks.