Monica Sarbu

Monica Sarbu

Founder and CEO of


Monica is the founder and CEO of, a serverless database with built-in search and analytics. Xata is backed by Index Ventures and several well known tech entrepreneurs, including the founders of Elastic, Confluent, Vercel, and Netlify. Monica is also a founder of, a non-profit initiative offering free mentorship for unprivileged people in tech. Previously, she has founded Packetbeat, an open source monitoring system, which was acquired by Elastic in 2015. At Elastic, she served as Director of Engineering, leading several teams, including the teams developing the popular open source projects Logstash and Elastic Beats. When she’s not busy with data grokking, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and traveling the world.




Maker History

  • Xata
    The data platform for modern web applications
    Nov 2022
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    Joined Product HuntFebruary 3rd, 2015