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Company Overview of AppDynamics, Inc.

Company Overview

AppDynamics, Inc. develops application performance management and monitoring software solutions. The company provides application performance management, mobile real-user monitoring, browser real-user monitoring, database monitoring, server monitoring, and application analytics solutions. Its application intelligence platform enables software-defined businesses to monitor, manage, and optimize the software environments. The company serves education, financial services, government, healthcare, media and entertainment, retail, technology and software, telecom, and transportation and logistics industries worldwide. AppDynamics, Inc. was formerly known as Singularity Technologies, Inc. and chang...

303 Second Street

North Tower

8th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94107

United States

Founded in 2008





Key Executives for AppDynamics, Inc.

Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 49
President of Worldwide Field Operations
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Product Management
Chief Customer Success Officer and Senior Vice President of Technical Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

AppDynamics, Inc. Key Developments

AppDynamics Announces Executive Appointments

AppDynamics announced that Jonah Kowall has joined the company as vice president of market development and insights. In this newly created position, Kowall will be charged with helping drive the company's product roadmap and vision, while developing entry into new markets and providing valuable technology and business insights to fuel the accelerating and broad-based demand for the company's Application Intelligence Platform. Kowall comes to AppDynamics with a diverse background including 15 years as an IT practitioner at several startups and larger enterprises focused on infrastructure and operations, security, and performance engineering. In 2011 Jonah changed careers, moving to Gartner to focus on availability and performance monitoring and IT operations management (ITOM). Jonah led Gartner's influential application performance monitoring (APM) and network performance monitoring and diagnostics (NPMD) magic quadrants as a research vice president. AppDynamics announced the appointment of John Rakowski as product marketing strategist to help further define and strengthen the company's growing portfolio of ITOM solutions. Rakowski was most recently an analyst at Forrester Research, providing strategic guidance to vendor and end-user clients in web and mobile application performance management (APM), IT operational analytics (ITOA), modern service delivery (DevOps), and emerging innovations in digital business analytics.

AppDynamics Appoints Randy Gottfried as Chief Financial Officer

AppDynamics announced that Randy Gottfried has joined the company as chief financial officer, reporting to founder and CEO Jyoti Bansal. Gottfried will succeed Walter Berger, who resigned late last year. To assist in the transition, Berger will remain with AppDynamics through the end of March. Gottfried is charged with managing the financial growth strategy and internal operations functions of AppDynamics as it expands globally and continues to rapidly penetrate the $30+ billion IT operations management and analytics markets. Most recently, Gottfried was CFO and COO of Riverbed Technology, where he worked from 2004 until 2013. Prior to Riverbed, Gottfried held a variety of senior finance roles at Inktomi and Sybase.

AppDynamics, Inc. Names Kalyan Ramanathan as Vice President of Product Marketing

AppDynamics, Inc. announced that Kalyan Ramanathan has joined the company as vice president of product marketing. Ramanathan brings over 20 years of experience in software and marketing to AppDynamics. He most recently served as chief marketing officer at Crittercism, a provider of mobile application performance management (mAPM) solutions. Prior to Crittercism, Ramanathan served as vice president of marketing at Electric Cloud, and as senior director of product marketing at Opsware/HP, where he oversaw marketing for HP's data center automation and application performance management suite.

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