PlanetScale Stock

PlanetScale builds a database-as-a-service offering on Vitess, an open source sharding middleware system for MySQL.

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About PlanetScale Stock

PlanetScale is a MySQL-compatible, serverless database platform built on the tested scalability of Vitess. With predictable scale, workflow velocity, and the ability to deploy features without downtime, we empower development teams to do more with their time. PlanetScale created Vitess, a MySQL sharding solution powering products such as YouTube, Slack, Square and many more. PlanetScale’s expertise helps such businesses scale their new and existing infrastructure faster.


Funding History

December 2018$3.0M
May 2019$22.0M
June 2021$30.0M
November 2021$50.0M


Co-Founder and CSO

Jitendra Vaidya

Co-Founder & CTO

Sugu Sougoumarane

Software Engineer

Faun Winter

Board Member

Peter Levine

CEO & President

Sam Lambert

Software Engineer

Faun Winter

Software Engineer

Fatih Arslan

Software Engineer

Patrick Reynolds

Director of Software Engineering

Rick Branson


Vijay Nambiar

General Counsel & Head of HR

Tal Niv

Software Engineer

Deepthi Sigireddi

Board Member

Ilya Kirnos

Board Member

Bucky Moore

VP of Marketing

Jarod Reyes

Senior Software Engineer

Frances Thai

Director of Engineering

Sam Kottler


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