Attunity Appoints Lawrence Schwartz as Vice President of Marketing
BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ CM: ATTU), a leading provider of information availability software solutions, announced today that Lawrence Schwartz has been appointed as the Company's Vice President of Marketing. In this role, effective immediately, Schwartz is responsible for all aspects of marketing and sales enablement. He will focus on driving strong demand generation and brand awareness as the Company positions itself for growth in the data replication and cloud computing markets. Schwartz joins Attunity with 20 years of experience in data and information systems.
Most recently, Schwartz served as the Vice President of Marketing for Tokutek, a leader in high-performance database technology. At Tokutek, Schwartz led worldwide marketing, PR, product management, social, community, and partner efforts for MySQL and MongoDB solutions at the forefront of Big Data. During his tenure with the company, Tokutek's customer base doubled in size.
Prior to that role, Schwartz held senior marketing and product management roles at E Ink Corporation, a pioneer of TFT and electronic paper displays for the eBook and tablet markets. Before that, he was at EMC in the Symmetrix division, where he managed the marketing rollout of flash storage as well as led the introduction of RSA security features into the product line. Often sought out for his industry expertise, he has been a featured speaker at many leading technology conferences, and has been quoted in numerous industry journals. He holds a Master in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, as well as a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
"We are excited to have Lawrence join the Attunity leadership team at this important stage in the Company's growth," stated Shimon Alon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Attunity. "We believe that Lawrence's wealth of experience will help Attunity strengthen its market share as well as its leadership in brand position and recognition. His top priorities are to ensure that we continue to grow awareness of our offerings, build our sales pipeline, leverage strategic partnerships and refine our key marketing messages."
Attunity is a leading provider of information availability software solutions that enable access, sharing and distribution of data, including Big Data, across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations, and the cloud. Our software solutions include data replication, change data capture (CDC), data connectivity, enterprise file replication (EFR) and managed-file-transfer (MFT). Using Attunity's software solutions, our customers enjoy significant business benefits by enabling real-time access and availability of data and files where and when needed, across the maze of heterogeneous systems making up today's IT environment.
Attunity has supplied innovative software solutions to its enterprise-class customers for nearly 20 years and has successful deployments at thousands of organizations worldwide. Attunity provides software directly and indirectly through a number of partners such as Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and HP. Headquartered in Boston, Attunity serves its customers via offices in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and through a network of local partners. For more information, visit http://www.attunity.com or our In Tune blog and join our community on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
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