SINGAPORE, (January 30, 2024) – Technology veteran Kristen Pimpini has been appointed as vice president for Asia Pacific by Neo4j, a leader in graph databases and analytics.
With over 20 years of experience leading organisations in Asia, such as Braemac, Telstra, and Aspect Software (now Alvaria), Kristen was previously the APJ head for Twilio.
Kristen will be in charge of a revenue team that works with customer success organisations, services, and field and partner operations. Alyson Welch, Chief Revenue Officer of Neo4j, will get his direct reports.
Some of its enterprise customers in the region include Far EasTone Telecommunication Co., Healius, Keppel, Mercari.inc, Natixis, PT Pegadaian, Tata Consultancy Services, Tokopedia, Western Australia Police, WorkSafe New Zealand and Woven Planet Holdings.
Kristen oversees a revenue team across field and partner operations, services, and customer success organisations, collaborating cross-functionally with go-to-market and engineering operations. He reports to global Chief Revenue Officer Alyson Welch.
Kristen’s appointment comes as APAC ranks as Neo4j’s fastest-growing region, with strong double-digit growth in 2023 driven by high cloud and generative AI customer adoption and continued growth in 2024. Enterprise customers include Far EasTone Telecommunication Co. Ltd, Healius, Keppel, Mercari.inc, Natixis, PT Pegadaian, Tata Consultancy Services, Tokopedia, Western Australia Police, WorkSafe New Zealand, Woven Planet Holdings, and many others.
“Kristen’s track record is rooted in his relentless commitment to strategic client relationships, value delivery, and a collaborative winning culture where everyone has a voice and a purpose to deliver brilliant customer experiences,” said Alyson Welch, Chief Revenue Officer, Neo4j. “He is the perfect leader to scale our operations and customers’ success across the region.”
“Neo4j is at the epicenter of an enormous opportunity as graph technology reshapes the database market and drives better GenAI and analytics outcomes,” said Kristen. “I’m honoured to join this generational company whose customers are achieving transformative results for their data and their business.”