Meridium Announces New Chief Technology Officer, Advances Commitment to Innovation and Global APM Leadership

   Meridium Announces New Chief Technology Officer, Advances Commitment to
                     Innovation and Global APM Leadership

PR Newswire

ROANOKE, Va., Nov. 8 , 2012

ROANOKE, Va., Nov. 8 , 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Meridium^® Inc., the global leader
in asset performance management (APM) software and services, today announced
that former Juniper Networks^® and Microsoft^® executive Eddie Amos has joined
the leadership team at Meridium as Chief Technology Officer.

Amos brings to Meridium his years of experience in software strategy,
development, and continuous improvement processes, leading a global team
dedicated to innovation and performance. According to Amos, "This position
with Meridium brings all my passions together in the perfect way: leveraging
the tools from Microsoft that I love, facilitating growth in a software
company through product and market vision alignment, and driving superiority
in software solutions."

"Eddie is unique in that he wants to understand the customer and market forces
at play when developing products in order to create long-term customer value,"
according to Walid Abu-Hadba, Corporate Vice President, Developer & Platform
Evangelism Group at Microsoft. "Eddie will bring to Meridium the capacity to
transform complex technologies into real world solutions and help address
customers' business objectives to ensure they leverage maximum value out of
their technology investments."

Amos began his career in commercial software at Lotus Development Corp^®.
After Lotus was acquired by IBM^®, he moved to the Lotus Product Management
team focusing on the development and deployment of applications in Fortune 500
accounts. "I've been blessed with wonderful career opportunities: After Lotus
was purchased by IBM, I received a great education in mature global software
business practices and insight into enterprise integration and key
middleware," said Amos.

Amos left Lotus/IBM to focus on various startups including webMethods^®, a
pioneer in the use of web services for complex integration scenarios to enable
data flows between ERP, CRM and various software systems.

This experience led him to join Microsoft to work with global customers and
partners on the technology that later became known as .NET^®. At Microsoft,
Amos also served in various roles including General Manager of the Global ISV
Team and finally as a Partner and General Manager of the Developer Platform
and Tools group, where he handled strategy, evangelism, planning and marketing
for products like Visual Studio^®, Expression^®, .NET, and IIS^®.

"Eddie will bring passion, impact and character to his work at Meridium," said
Sheila Gulati, founder and Managing Director of Tola Capital^®, and formerly a
General Manager at Microsoft Corporation within the Server and Tools division.
"He is the rare breed of technology executive that not only has the technical
understanding but is also very customer focused." 

Amos joins Meridium from Juniper Networks where he was Vice President of the
Juniper Developer Network (JDN). "What led me to Juniper was the idea of
extending the developer ecosystem to focus on new network innovations like
software-defined networks, big data, management and extensibility to increase
the reliability and functionality of networks." 

Kevin Bauman, Maintenance Project Manager, The Dow Chemical Company, said,
"After hearing Eddie speak on big data and understanding his background, it's
clear he will make a strong addition to Meridium's leadership team. I look
forward to his contributions and working with him."

"We're very pleased to benefit from Eddie Amos' skills and talents. In joining
Meridium, he brings a wealth of technical, business, and management
expertise," said Bonz Hart, Meridium CEO. "His experience, vision and
character are a perfect fit to help us improve and innovate our products in
support of our mission to protect people, the planet and profits for the
companies we serve."

About Meridium
Meridium is the global leader in asset performance management software and
services for asset-intensive industries. Meridium lowers the risk of harm to
people, our planet and profits by predicting and preventing physical asset
failures. With Meridium's unique enterprise analytics, our clients minimize
production downtime while improving safety. Meridium is headquartered in
Roanoke, VA, USA, with offices around the world including: Houston, TX, USA;
Dubai, UAE; Bangalore, India; Madrid, Spain ; Singapore; and Perth, Australia.
www.meridium.com

SOURCE Meridium Inc.

Website: http://www.meridium.com
Contact: Jane Bailey, Meridium, +1-540-344-9205 x1170, jbailey@meridium.com
 
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