SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AppDynamics, Inc., the leader in application performance management for the cloud generation, today announced the appointment of Stuart Horne as Vice President of Business Development. With the addition of Mr. Horne, AppDynamics continues the rapid expansion of its sales and business development team in order to meet the high market demand for application performance management.
Mr. Horne brings to AppDynamics over 20 years of sales and business development leadership. Prior to joining AppDynamics, Mr. Stuart was Vice President of Technology Alliances and Commercial Sales at Informatica, where he grew the company's OEM partner base threefold over three years while growing OEM revenue over 100%. Before that he was Senior Director of Technology Alliances at Mercury Interactive, where he contributed to the company's expansion into new customer ecosystems via strategic partners and contributed over $300 million in annual worldwide sales. He also served as Senior Director of Product Management at Hewlett Packard Software after the acquisition of Mercury Interactive. Mr. Horne has also held senior positions at SeeBeyond and PeopleSoft, and started his career as a consultant at Booz-Allen & Hamilton and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).
Mr. Horne said, "I joined AppDynamics because the company's growth has been phenomenal and reveals the pent-up demand for an easy-to-use, innovative solution for managing applications in complex environments. This product creates more excitement among its customers than I've ever seen, and I'm enthusiastic about the opportunity to help drive AppDynamics' growth and adoption worldwide."
AppDynamics is the leading provider of application performance management for modern application architectures in the cloud and the data center, delivering solutions for highly distributed, dynamic, and agile environments. AppDynamics is uniquely positioned to help cloud providers ensure visibility and performance for their customers running mission-critical applications in the cloud.
"Stuart Horne has a proven track record of helping businesses expand their market footprint in record time," said Jyoti Bansal, founder and CEO of AppDynamics. "The addition of Stuart to our executive team supports our strategy to bring a new, dynamic way of managing distributed applications to IT professionals across the globe."
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