Eliot Horowitz, MongoDB

Eliot Horowitz, CTO & Co-Founder MongoDB.
Eliot Horowitz, CTO & Co-Founder MongoDB.

Eliot Horowitz is the chief technology officer and co-founder of MongoDB. He wrote the core code base for MongoDB starting in 2007 and subsequently built the engineering and product teams. Today he oversees those teams and continues to drive technology innovations at MongoDB.

Prior to MongoDB, Horowitz co-founded and built the online retail search engine ShopWiki. He built its technology, its team and presided over its private sale in 2010. Before that, Horowitz was a software developer in the R&D group at DoubleClick.

Horowitz is on the board of the NY Tech Talent Pipeline. In 2006 he was selected as one of Businessweek's Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under Age25, and in 2015 he was named to the Business Insider "Under 35 and Crushing It" list. He was also named to Crain's NY Business Class of 2017 list of 40 Under 40.

Horowitz received a BS in computer science from Brown University.