Mashery Meets Urgent Mobile Business and Technology Need for APIs
With New Executive Appointments
John Oberon and Julie Gibbs to Expand Mashery's Impact on Growing
Enterprise API Adoption
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/12 -- Mashery, the leader
in API Management platforms and services, today announced it has
appointed John Oberon, VP, Engineering and Julie Gibbs, VP,
Marketing, to help expand Mashery's operations for the current
unprecedented business adoption of APIs, and to help more companies
easily manage the urgent complexity of scaling apps and APIs in the
enterprise, internally or externally.
With two decades of experience across a broad background of SaaS,
enterprise and developer technology, John joins Mashery from Intuit,
where he was responsible for the Intuit Partner Platform's customer
and developer-facing core infrastructure, data programmability, data
correlation analytics, and SaaS solutions. John also spent 12 years
at Microsoft, focusing on developer-facing technologies including
MSDN, SQL Server, and High Performance Computing. He holds a Bachelor
of Science in Computer Science from California State University,
Julie Gibbs brings to Mashery extensive experience across all
marketing channels, with a strong focus on public and analyst
relations, content marketing, online communications, SaaS, and social
media. She was previously at Good Technologies, where she served as
VP of Marketing and Communications for two years. With more than 20
years growing brand and demand at leading software companies during
high-growth periods, Julie has also served in executive roles at
Oracle, McCann Worldgroup, salesforce.com, and Adobe. Julie focuses
on aligning companies' strategy, communications, and business
objectives with customer needs -- to increase customer and prospect
engagement and drive business value.
"Mashery is now managing APIs for 24 Fortune 500 companies, which
include some of the biggest brands in the world," said Oren Michels,
co-founder and CEO of Mashery. "Advancing our leadership team with
the addition of two top executives such as John and Julie allows
Mashery to continue bringing-to-market the tools and resources our
existing and future customers want to scale their business with
2012 was a staggering
growth year for APIs and Mashery, which doubled
the number of apps powered by its platform to 55,000, expanded full
API Management access to business managers with the Mashery API
Explorer, expanded sales operations in Boston and sold out its 6th
annual series of Business of APIs conferences in San Francisco, New
York and London. According to ProgrammableWeb, which catalogues the
creation of new public APIs across the Web, new API programs are ever
accelerating, with 8,000 public APIs and growing, led by enterprises.
Mashery, the world's leading provider of API
Management technology and services, helps securely power 55,000 apps
for more than 175 top brands -- including USA TODAY, Comcast, Dun &
Bradstreet, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Aetna, CapitalOne and Expedia.
Only Mashery offers enterprises a PCI-DSS Compliant API Management
platform, to build API-powered platforms for opening new distribution
channels, speeding time-to-market, and spurring innovation. Mashery
takes a holistic approach to APIs, from crafting platform strategy
and setting business objectives, to managing API delivery and
facilitating relationships with a network of 171,000 developers.
Mashery was founded in 2006.
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