Mountain View, CA – July 29, 2014 – WSO2 today announced that Douglas Garn has joined the WSO2 management team as executive vice president of worldwide sales. He brings more than two decades of experience in technology sales and management, guiding companies to strong revenue and business growth. In his role at WSO2, Garn is responsible for the company’s worldwide sales, spearheading global adoption, and helping customers and partners to realize the full potential of their technology investments.
Prior to joining WSO2, Garn assisted Toba Capital in guiding the venture capital firm’s growth and helping portfolio companies to achieve their business objectives. Previously, he held several leadership positions at Quest Software, Inc., an IT management software company, from his starting role as vice president of worldwide sales in 1998 to president, CEO and vice chairman in 2012. In this latter role, he was instrumental in the $2.4 billion acquisition of Quest Software by Dell in 2012. Prior to Quest Software, Garn served as vice president of North American sales for Peregrine Systems, Inc., vice president of sales at Syntax Inc., and regional sales manager at BMC.
“We have been doubling our growth each of the last couple years as more enterprises around the world rely on our award-winning 100% open source cloud, mobile and enterprise middleware to connect people, applications and devices,” said Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana, WSO2 founder and CEO. “We are thrilled to have Doug join us in expanding on this global adoption. With his deep track record of success in technology sales and management, Doug is an invaluable addition to the team.”
“When I looked at the market opportunity, the outstanding set of products, and the tremendous leadership and culture within WSO2, I saw incredible promise,” said Doug Garn, WSO2 executive vice president of worldwide sales. “I am excited to join the WSO2 team and leverage my skill set in helping the company evolve into one of the industry’s power players in solving the many application and integration challenges that enterprises face today.”
WSO2 is the only company that provides a completely integrated enterprise application platform for enabling a business to build and connect APIs, applications, Web services, iPaaS, PaaS, software as a service and legacy connections without having to write code; using big data and mobile; and fostering reuse through a social enterprise store. Only with WSO2 can enterprises use a family of governed secure solutions built on the same code base to extend their ecosystems across the cloud and on mobile devices to employees, customers and partners in anyway they like. Hundreds of leading enterprise customers across every sector—health, financial, retail, logistics, manufacturing, travel, technology, telecom and more—in every region of the world rely on WSO2’s award-winning, 100% open source platform for their mission-critical applications. To learn more, visit http://wso2.com or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed..
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