Google, HP and VMware Executives Join Appcelerator's Leadership Team
to Support Enterprise Demand for Mobile Solutions
Record Sales, Explosive Growth of Appcelerator's Ecosystem,
"Visionary" Status From Gartner, and Top Awards Highlight Momentous
Second Quarter for Leading Mobile Platform Company
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/19/12 -- Appcelerator(R),
the leading mobile platform company, announced the appointment of a
trio of top executives from Google, HP, and VMware to its leadership
team, as well as record sales, explosive growth of its mobile
ecosystem, and a series of industry accolades during the second
quarter of 2012.
Appcelerator has appointed Lyla Kuriyan McInerney, formerly of
Google, as vice president of marketing; Jonathan Rende, who ran HP
Software's $1 billion application lifecycle management business, as
vice president of products; and ex-VMware executive Mark Aronica as
vice president of customer success.
Record Sales Quarter: 100 Percent+ Growth
Appcelerator posted a
record sales quarter increasing sales more than 100 percent from the
same period last year. Enterprise customers span a variety of
industries including financial services, oil and gas, retail,
technology, entertainment, consulting, and education.
450 Percent+ Mobile Ecosystem Growth
Appcelerator's Open Mobile
Marketplace continues to rapidly expand with the integration of key
mobile ecosystem partners, growing 450 percent in less than one year.
Developers now have access to more than 250 third-party offerings
including strategic independent software vendor (ISV) partners
including InMobi (mobile ad network), uTest (testing services), and
emerging technologies such as Geoloqi (location-based services), and
Inneractive (mobile ad exchange).
"Visionary" Status from Gartner
Also in the second quarter of 2012,
Gartner announced that it positioned Appcelerator in the Visionary
Quadrant of its "Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development
Platforms" (MADP) report, published April 26, 2012. This further
validates Appcelerator's approach to building the next generation
Appcelerator continues to gain global
recognition as the leading mobile platform provider, as evidenced by
a litany of awards. In the second quarter alone, Appcelerator
garnered the following corporate accolades:
-- "Company of the Year" as proclaimed by AlwaysOn OnMobile
-- #2 Open-Source Company, ranked by Momentum Index
-- "Top 100 Most Promising Private Companies in the Mobile Sector" by
-- Top 100 Winner recognized by Red Herring
-- "Top Startup" honored by 2012 TiE50
Appcelerator's integrated mobile platform, Titanium(TM), which is used
by more than 300,000 mobile developers to build native, hybrid and
HTML5 mobile apps, has also been lauded for industry awards in 2012,
including in the second quarter:
-- Titanium(TM) Integrated Mobile Platform awarded the internationally
renowned Edison Award for Innovation.
-- Titanium awarded the Mobility Award in the "Mobile Software:
Application Development (Consumer)" category by MobileTrax.
-- Titanium awarded the CTIA Emerging Technology Award: Enterprise &
Vertical Market Solution.
"I'm thrilled with such massive results in terms of leadership team
appointments, sales and ecosystem growth, and prestigious industry
awards. We are in an unrivaled position to address the exploding
demand we are seeing in the market for Appcelerator's mobile
solutions," said Jeff Haynie, CEO of Appcelerator. "We are humbled by
our ability to attract top talent from several of the most
prestigious technology companies in the world."
Expanding, Enterprise-Savvy Leadership Team
Vice president of
marketing, Lyla Kuriyan McInerney joins Appcelerator from Google,
where she managed the consumer operations teams responsible for more
than 30 products including Google web search, Chrome, Earth, and
Google Maps for Mobile. Prior to Google, Lyla was a vice president of
global marketing at SAP and also held marketing and leadership roles
at two startups. Lyla has a B.A. from Bowdoin College and an MPP from
Jonathan Rende, vice president of products, is responsible for
product management and marketing for Appcelerator's integrated mobile
platform, including Titanium, Titanium Studio, and Appcelerator cloud
and analytics products. Previously, he was vice president and general
manager for HP Software's $1 billion application lifecycle management
business. With more than 20 years of experience in the industry,
Rende has held various product roles at Informix, Lockheed, and
Mercury. He holds a bachelor of science in engineering from the
University of California, Davis and an MBA from Santa Clara
As vice president of customer success, Mark Aronica oversees support,
consulting, and training at Appcelerator. Mark has more than 20 years
of services experience, most recently at VMware, where he helped the
organization grow from 300 to 13,000 employees. During his eight-year
tenure at VMware, he built its Technical Account Manager program,
started its emerging markets services business, and ran services
worldwide for its cloud business unit. He grew each program to a more
than $30M business and was responsible for the integration of
multiple acquisitions. Mark is also an alumnus of Accenture and has a
Masters from Harvard University with advanced coursework at MIT.
Appcelerator's Titanium is the leading mobile
platform of choice for thousands of companies seizing the mobile
opportunity. With more than 40,000 applications deployed on 50
million devices, Appcelerator's award-winning Titanium Platform
leverages over 5,000 mobile device and operating system APIs to
create native iOS and Android apps, and HTML5 mobile web apps.
Customers who standardize on the Titanium Platform get to market 70
percent faster and can quickly optimize business results with
analytics-driven insights into user behavior and application
performance. Open and fully extensible, Titanium makes it easy to
integrate data, content and services from a variety of sources into
mobile applications to leverage best-of-breed capabilities.
Appcelerator Cloud Services (ACS) provides instant social, location,
communication and content features for user-centric mobility.
Appcelerator's worldwide ecosystem includes 300,000 mobile developers
and hundreds of ISVs and integration partners. Please visit
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