Appcore Appoints Michael Keen as New Chief Technology Officer
DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 12, 2013
DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Appcore®, global provider of
the industry's only complete cloud computing automation platform, today
announced the addition of Michael Keen to its executive team as the new Chief
Technology Officer. Keen will be responsible for establishing the company's
technical vision and executing all aspects of Appcore's product and software
goals to deploy world class cloud technology.
"We find ourselves in a period of rapid evolution toward more agile, scalable
and user-centric computing. Appcore is ideally positioned in this
transformation with core strengths in automating the business of cloud
computing. I am excited and energized to join this great company at the
beginning of this next exciting chapter for the global technology industry,"
said Keen on his new position.
In his previous position as CTO of ASG Software, Keen was responsible for the
execution of the company's go-to-market strategy for cloud computing. He
served as the liaison to the analyst (Gartner, Forrester, EMA) community for
cloud and facilitated application of lessons learned and best practices across
engagements to minimize risk and maximize value to the customer. Keen worked
closely with Area and Regional Vice Presidents of Sales, and Field Account
Executives to build relationships and opportunities with key customers, and
helped translate the ASG cloud computing vision into solution strategies for
"We are very pleased to have Michael join our executive team. As Appcore
continues our rapid growth domestically and internationally, Michael brings
his experience as a seasoned world class technology executive to execute our
company vision as we expand globally," said Appcore CEO Brian Donaghy.
Keen received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and economics from the
University of Colorado at Boulder. He served as the keynote speaker during the
2012 Southwest Florida Technology Partnership, and spoke at the 2012 Dell
Think Tank event and 2012 BriForum.
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Appcore delivers local cloud infrastructure for Enterprise Private Clouds and
Service Provider Public Clouds. Appcore Onsite™ is a converged platform of
architecture, automation, administration and appstore designed to be roll-in
ready, accelerating the deployment and automating the operations of cloud
environments. Appcore simplifies the complexity of cloud technology for data
centers, telcos, software vendors and enterprises with flexible and scalable
best practice solutions, backed by end- to-end management and support.
Headquartered in Des Moines, IA with offices in Hong Kong, Manila and
Singapore, Appcore delivers the business of cloud computing worldwide. In
2012, Appcore was named the fastest-growing company in mid-America by Five
Elms Capital. www.appcore.com
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