Who We Are


Stephen Goldberg

Chief Executive Officer

Stephen has previously founded two startups, and most recently was CTO at Phizzle, Inc. managing product, engineering, product marketing, and support. He has worked at companies large and small including Red Hat, Inc. where he led Infrastructure for their Global Support Services division. Stephen has 4 pending patents, and has been a speaker at both Salesforce.com’s Dreamforce as well as SAP’s Sapphire.


Kyle Bernhardy

Chief Technical Officer

Kyle has over 20 years of experience in the industry and has held leadership roles in product development, support, and consulting at companies ranging in size from startup to publicly traded. Kyle is the co-inventor of 2 patents with Stephen and Zachary. He is an expert in cloud architecture as well as multiple programming languages.


Fred Yoon

Chief Operating Officer

Fred has spent over 15 years working in the software industry in roles across product development, operations, customer support, and sales. Before HarperDB, Fred held leadership roles at Phizzle, Inc. for over 10 years. He has always been a top sales performer and has developed, maintained, and grown multiple sales channels with companies like SAP, Twitter, and more.


Zach Fowler

Chief Product Officer

Zachary has extensive experience in cloud architecture, infrastructure, database systems, middleware technology, and AWS. He has held various roles within support, software development, DevOps, infrastructure, and consulting. Zachary is a leading expert on SAP HANA, and is a co-inventor of 2 pending patents with Stephen and Kyle.


Kaylan Stock

Director of Strategy

Kaylan has several years of experience with enterprise software and related technologies through product management. She is responsible for helping guide the HarperDB team through the product development process as well as core marketing initiatives. She directs the HarperDB social media strategy and supports the overall strategic direction.


Eli Palmer

Principal Engineer

Eli has 15 years of software development experience across multiple verticals and company sizes.  Eli came to HarperDB from Amazon where he was working on various infrastructure related services.  Eli has previously worked with Zach, Kyle, and Stephen at Kloudroot.  

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