MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – January 31, 2014 – Appcelerator®, the leading mobile enterprise platform company, announced that it has appointed Mario Cavagnari as Vice President of Japan and Latin America Sales. Cavagnari has a strong track record of leading high-performing sales teams in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America. Cavagnari joins from SimplyBox, where he was co-founder and CEO. Prior to SimplyBox, he was Vice President for Worldwide Sales at Apple’s PowerSchool Division and at Saratoga Systems.
Cavagnari’s appointment comes as Appcelerator is ramping investments in these two crucial regions, which are home to more than 70,000 Appcelerator developers. Enterprises across Japan and Latin America have been growing and modernizing, making the regions increasingly important as they seek to capitalize on the opportunities of mobile.
“This is a time of rapid global expansion for Appcelerator as companies are dramatically scaling their mobile initiatives,” said David Satterwhite, vice president of worldwide sales, Appcelerator. “Mario is an experienced software executive who is well respected for consistently delivering customer success with transformative technologies. He brings a deep understanding of the unique needs of enterprises in Japan and Latin America to help them unleash innovation with mobile.”
“Mobile is driving a sea change in the way enterprises operate, and Appcelerator gives enterprises everything they need to create and run transformative mobile app portfolios,” said Mario Cavagnari, vice president of Japan and Latin America Sales, Appcelerator. “I’m thrilled to enable enterprises in Japan and Latin America to scale mobile innovation throughout their organizations with the Appcelerator Platform.”
A native of Brazil and having lived in Mexico City, Cavagnari is fluent in both Portuguese and Spanish. He holds an MBA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, Fisher Graduate School of International Business, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Economics from World College West.
Mobile apps are fast replacing web applications as the way we buy, share, search, learn and collaborate. Appcelerator® helps companies solve for this new mobile reality: delivering native cross-platform apps at the speed of web, mobilizing any data source, and driving success with real-time analytics – all from an open, cloud- based platform. With the Appcelerator Platform, companies can eliminate point tools to scale mobile across the enterprise, drive innovation by unlocking backend data sources for new app capabilities, and measure the overall usage and success of the entire mobile app portfolio. Appcelerator also provides an award-winning open source mobile development environment, Titanium™. With over 65,000 mobile apps deployed on over 195 million devices, Appcelerator’s solutions are backed by the world’s largest mobile ecosystem, including more than 545,000 mobile developers and hundreds of ISVs and strategic partners, among them Accenture, Cognizant and CSC. More than 70% of Fortune 100 enterprises count on Appcelerator for their mobile success. To learn more, visit www.appcelerator.com