Geoffrey Chase | Senior Database Engineer

Geoffrey is a Senior Database Engineer with the XTIVIA MySQL Team. Prior to joining the team at XTIVIA, he worked for Oracle Corp. and predecessors for nearly a decade. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Taylor University where he learned to love the command line.

Geoffrey Chase
Senior Database Engineer

Geoffrey is a Senior Database Engineer with the XTIVIA MySQL Team. Prior to joining the team at XTIVIA, he worked for Oracle Corp. and predecessors for nearly a decade. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Taylor University where he learned to love the command line.

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