Electric Cloud Appoints Enterprise Software Veteran as Vice President of Engineering
SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Electric Cloud®, the leading DevOps automation company, today announced the appointment of Vishy Karra as its vice president of engineering. In his new position, Mr. Karra will be responsible for all aspects of product development and support functions within Electric Cloud.
“We’re thrilled to have someone with Vishy’s experience and track record leading our engineering team,” said Mike Maciag, CEO of Electric Cloud. “He’s created innovative products that helped to fuel the growth of some of the most important software companies in the world, such as VMware and Oracle, and delivered mission-critical and customer-focused products to the marketplace. His leadership will continue to increase our leadership of the DevOps market, and we couldn’t be more pleased to have his skills and expertise.”
He has almost two decades of industry experience, including nearly 12 years successfully building and leading high-performing engineering teams. He most recently served as vice president of engineering for 10gen, the developers of the open-source database, MongoDB. Prior to 10gen, Mr. Karra was the research and development director at VMware, where he managed engineering teams working on datacenter products, including the flagship vSphere platform. Mr. Karra has had extensive experience in database development, which included a stint at Oracle, where he was responsible for the development of their database’s storage engine.
“I’m very excited to be joining the Electric Cloud team,” Mr. Karra said. “Electric Cloud is delivering ground-breaking, innovative solutions for DevOps organizations, and I look forward to help continue the incredible momentum they have in this fast-growing market.”
Mr. Karra holds a master of science in computer sciences from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a bachelor of technology in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
About Electric Cloud
Electric Cloud delivers solutions that automate and accelerate the application development and delivery process. The company’s award-winning products help development organizations to speed time-to-market, boost developer productivity, and improve software quality while leveraging the operational efficiencies provided by virtualized/cloud infrastructures. Leading companies across a variety of industries, including financial services, ISVs, mobile devices, semiconductors and transactional websites rely on Electric Cloud’s automation solutions. For more information, visit http://www.electric-cloud.com.
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