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Philip Rathle


San Francisco, CA

Member Since October 2023


Artificial Intelligence
Product Strategy


Product & technology executive. Loves building things, getting others to feel passionate about those things, and motivating colleagues to work towards a shared vision. 25+ years in enterprise data. Head of Product @ Neo4j between 2012 and 2023. Oversaw the product transformation from an on-prem DB (sub $1M ARR) to a cloud-based portfolio with four product lines @ $100M++ ARR, leading a global team of 25+ PMs. Helped to create the graph database category. Prior PM roles include heading PM for Embarcadero's portfolio of ~10 DB tools, and launching the company’s first subscription product which became Embarcadero’s fastest-growing new product ever. Philip was an early pioneer in customer data integration, serving as co-founder and CTO of Customer Evolutions, one of the first software companies working to tackle master data management. As a consultant earlier in his career, Philip spent nearly 10 years solving large-scale information processing problems in the field with some of the world's best & brightest at Tanning Technology and Accenture, with a focus on database, database architecture, and data modeling. Passionate about building trust, great people, and great products; and helping the world realize the many new possibilities enabled by data, software, and relationships in data.

Company details


Company bio

Neo4j, the Graph Database & Analytics leader, helps organizations find hidden relationships and patterns across billions of data connections deeply, easily, and quickly. Customers leverage the structure of their connected data to reveal new ways of solving their most pressing business problems, with Neo4j’s full graph stack and a vibrant community of developers, data scientists and architects across hundreds of Fortune 500 companies.



Area of focus

Graph Database
Native Graph Technology
NoSQL Database

Company size

501 - 1,000