MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – September 16, 2013 – Appcelerator®, the leading mobile enterprise platform company, announced the appointment of three executives with deep enterprise technology expertise from Good Technology, HP, EMC and other leading technology companies. Appcelerator has appointed Steve Gross as vice president of strategic alliances, Nina Chang as vice president of legal, and Scott Davenport as vice president of sales engineering.
Vice president of strategic alliances, Steve Gross most recently worked as a strategic consultant for both startups and industry-leading technology companies. Previously, Gross was vice president of corporate and business development at Engine Yard, vice president of business development & alliances for IPG Enterprise Software at HP, vice president of corporate business development at Mercury Interactive, and vice president of business development at Asera.
Nina Chang has been promoted to vice president of legal affairs and senior counsel. Prior to joining Appcelerator in 2012, she was commercial law counsel at EMC, and held legal positions at TIBCO software and Siebel Systems. Chang received her J.D. from the University of San Francisco Law School and a B.A. from Boston University.
Vice president of sales engineering, Scott Davenport, joins Appcelerator from Good Technology where he began his career in sales engineering working with some of the largest companies in the world on their early mobility strategies. During his time at Good Technology, he built and led teams of sales engineers and solutions architects worldwide. Davenport began his career as at network designer and infrastructure analyst at SIGCOM. He received his B.S. in information systems and operations management from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.
“We are humbled and absolutely thrilled by our ability to attract such top enterprise technology talent to our team,” said Jeff Haynie, CEO of Appcelerator. “It’s a testimony to our market position as the Most Visionary Company in Gartner’s 2013 MADP Magic Quadrant, and the incredible market success that we are seeing with Global 2000 customers. Hiring top talent is priority #1 for me, and each of these people are the ‘best of the best’ in their functional area.”
Appcelerator® offers the only platform built for a Mobile First world. The Appcelerator Platform enables enterprises to create, deliver and analyze their entire mobile application portfolio. With nearly 60,000 mobile applications deployed on over 150 million devices, the Appcelerator Platform helps enterprises accelerate their time to market and deliver exceptional mobile user experiences. Appcelerator also provides an award-winning open source mobile development environment, Titanium®. Appcelerator’s worldwide ecosystem includes more than 500,000 mobile developers and hundreds of ISVs and strategic partners, among them SAP, Cognizant and CSC. It is the mobile platform of choice for thousands of companies including eBay, TUI Travel, Merck, Mitsubishi Electric, ZipCar, and PayPal. For more information, visit www.appcelerator.com.