WSO2 expands management team

WSO2 promotes Paul Fremantle to CTO and Samisa Abeysinge and Sanjaya Karunasena to Directors; Daniel Brum Joins as Director of Technical Sales.

Colombo, Sri Lanka and Mountain View, CA – April 18, 2008 – WSO2, the open source SOA company, announced today the expansion of its management team to advance WSO2’s product initiatives and services for the company’s growing enterprise customer base.

  • Paul Fremantle, WSO2 co-founder, has been promoted to CTO from his previous role as vice president of technical sales. Fremantle, who led development of the groundbreaking WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus, will spearhead WSO2’s overall product strategy.
  • Daniel Brum joins WSO2 as director of technical sales. Most recently as the technical director at MuleSource, Brum brings years of proven success in developing, delivering and supporting open source software. (For more information, see press release, “Daniel Brum Joins WSO2,” also dated April 18, 2008.)
  • Samisa Abeysinge has been promoted to director of engineering from his previous role as a senior architect leading development of the WSO2 Web Services Frameworks for C and PHP.
  • Sanjaya Karunasena has been promoted to director of services from his former position as an enterprise architect in which he helped establish WSO2’s overall engineering processes.

“As an open source SOA company, WSO2 has placed a priority on building a team of top experts equally focused on innovative software and best-in-class services to support today’s service-oriented architectures,” said Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana, founder and CEO of WSO2. “The strength and depth of our expanded management team builds on this commitment to provide our growing base of enterprise customers with unmatched solutions for successfully implementing their SOAs.”