Layer 7 Hires New VP of Channels and Strategic System Integration Partnerships to Accelerate International Growth

  Layer 7 Hires New VP of Channels and Strategic System Integration
  Partnerships to Accelerate International Growth

  Richard Pulliam Brings Business Development and Channel Experience in API,
               Mobile and Software Technologies to the Company

Business Wire

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- December 11, 2012

Layer 7 Technologies, a provider of security and connectivity building blocks
for the new open enterprise, today announced the expansion of its management
team to include Richard Pulliam as vice president of channels and strategic
system integration partnerships. In this role, Pulliam is responsible for
driving global channel strategy and building partnerships for Layer 7 in
untapped growth markets.

Pulliam brings 17 years of experience to Layer 7 and a proven record in
developing go-to-market strategies for disruptive technologies at the
forefront of the next digital wave. He has led international strategy, sales
and business development at both large corporations and start-up companies
throughout the API management, mobile, social, ecommerce and enterprise
software industries. Pulliam most recently served as vice president of
business development and strategy at Alcatel-Lucent within the Applications
Enablement division, leading global business development and strategic
initiatives for the Open API Platform solutions.

“We’re pleased to have Richard on board to help us accelerate our growth by
aligning us with key partners and resellers across the globe,” said Jeff
Miller, VP of sales at Layer 7. “Richard has a deep level of experience in
both entrepreneurial and enterprise business development and strategy,
combined with expertise in API, mobile, software and big data solutions,
making him a perfect fit for Layer 7.”

Prior to joining Alcatel-Lucent, Pulliam led several strategic open API
initiatives for leaders within the travel, media, retail and telco industries.
Additionally, between 2000 and 2008, he launched and led to market several
software ventures, including a joint venture for BroadVision and Amadeus, a
venture for Sapient and a start-up in 2004. Pulliam has an MBA from INSEAD.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Layer 7 team and helping the company continue
its stellar growth,” said Pulliam. “The company’s products are already helping
organizations with the growing need for connectivity and security solutions in
the new open enterprise, and I look forward to connecting Layer 7 with more
channel and strategic channel partners worldwide to further build the
company’s global foothold.”

About Layer 7 Technologies

Layer 7 provides API building blocks for the new open enterprise. The
company’s products help nearly 300 organizations worldwide open APIs to
developer communities, securely connect applications to cloud services, expose
internal information assets to mobile apps and bridge departments and partners
through SOA style integration. Layer 7 is the only API vendor to have been
named a Gartner MQ leader and Forrester Wave leader. The company was named the
183rd fastest growing public or private technology company in 2012 by


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