Former HP Marketing Executive Joins Electric Cloud as VP of Marketing
Kalyan Ramanathan to Head Marketing Efforts as Electric Cloud Leads Software Development on the Cloud
Sunnyvale, Calif. — April 21, 2011 Electric Cloud, the private development cloud company, today announced that it has appointed Kalyan Ramanathan as vice president of marketing. Ramanathan brings 20 years of experience in software development and marketing to the Electric Cloud team. He will lead Electric Cloud's marketing initiatives and drive growth as the company continues its expansion in the cloud computing space.
"As cloud computing goes mainstream, we are enabling enterprises to leverage the cloud for better, faster software development," said Electric Cloud CEO Mike Maciag. "Kalyan's strong background in the cloud computing space, combined with deep understanding of both marketing and software engineering, make him a valuable asset as we move forward."
Ramanathan most recently served as senior director of product marketing for HP, where he oversaw marketing efforts for HP Business Services Management and the HP cloud management solution. Previously, as director of marketing for Opsware (acquired by HP in 2007), Kalyan was instrumental in achieving significant revenue growth for Opsware's flagship Server Automation System. Prior to Opsware, Kalyan led product marketing and product management functions at Collation (acquired by IBM) and Portal Software. Kalyan has an MBA from Stanford University.
"Electric Cloud is emerging as the ultimate solution for software development on the private cloud, and I'm thrilled to be joining the company at this significant point in its history," Ramanathan said. "Hundreds of companies, both ISVs and major players in industries like financial services, healthcare and telecommunications, have already recognized the value represented by a private development cloud powered by Electric Cloud's product portfolio, and I'm eager to raise the company's profile in these industries and beyond."
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