EXO U Appoints Key Engineering Executive To Accelerate Growth
Former Magnet executive to help lead EXO U’s technology and product teams
PALO ALTO, CA, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – EXO U Inc. (TSXV: EXO), a leading provider of a software suite enabling businesses and educational institutions to securely manage their mobile workforces and students by delivering ubiquitous applications, today announced the appointment of Paul Tocatlian as its Vice President of Engineering. Tocatlian brings a wealth of experience in building high-growth, high-volume development organizations to his role at EXO U. Paul Tocatlian was formerly Chief Technology Officer at Magnet Systems and an executive at BEA Systems which was sold to Oracle in 2008 for $8.5 billion.
Tocatlian brings over 20 years of product and technology experience to EXO U, most recently as Chief Technologist and VP of Engineering at Magnet in Palo Alto, CA. While at Magnet, Tocatlian led the development of three products: Mobile App Builder, Mobile App Server, and Mobile App Manager. Prior to Magnet, Paul held Vice President of Engineering roles at Payfone, a mobile commerce processing service and at Minerva Networks, a global provider of IPTV solutions. Additionally, he has held numerous technical and services leadership positions at startups and industry giants including AT&T, BEA, and Novell. Paul holds an MSE in Computer and Information Science from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Computer Science from the American University of Paris.
This announcement comes at a time of expansion for EXO U, which now has just completed the roll out of its Educational platform to the country of Panama with 100,000 students currently using the technology. The addition of experienced senior talent with proven skills in leading teams and scaling infrastructure through rapid expansion is strategic for the company.
“I can’t think of a more exciting time to join the team at EXO U,” says Tocatlian. “The innovation and collaboration that drives this company is the type of culture I thrive in. EXO U’s engineers are some of the best and brightest; we’re going to do awesome things.”
“Paul’s experience in scaling high growth organizations adds great value to our senior leadership team,” says Shan Ahdoot, CEO of EXO U. “Moreover, his drive for developing world class products that solve our customers’ most pressing needs aligns well with EXO U’s core values.”
About EXO U
EXO U, with offices in Montreal, Quebec, and Palo Alto, CA, enables true mobility for businesses and government organizations by securely creating compelling ubiquitous applications that delight end-users. Our software simplifies development and management of the entire application lifecycle, freeing clients to focus on building engaging applications that work across different operating systems and form factors, thus increasing productivity for developers and reducing total cost of ownership for enterprises. The agnostic technology framework of EXO U offers a unified collaborative workspace to users with a unique, safe and attractive experience for current and future digital content and applications. For more information, visit http://www.exou.com and follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/exo_u.
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