SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CollabNet® (www.collabnet.com), a global leader in enterprise software development and delivery solutions that help customers create high-quality applications at speed, today announced CEO Flint Brenton was appointed to serve on the Software & Services Division (SSD) Board of Directors within the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). High-caliber software executives will serve on this board to provide the software industry with leadership, advocacy and critical market information and to guide the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)'s priorities and direction.
"I'm looking forward to serving with the extraordinary men and women on the SSD Board," said Brenton. "What a critical time to have a cross-discipline group of individuals representing the pressing needs, concerns and opportunities of the software and services marketplace, which is expanding by the minute as more organizations see software development essential for continued growth."
Brenton has extensive experience building successful software companies, with a proven track record of accelerating growth through innovation and sales execution. In addition to his current position as CEO at CollabNet, he is an operating partner at Vector Capital, the owner of CollabNet, advancing its position as a transformational partner to technology businesses. Mr. Brenton previously served as CEO at AccelOps and Tidal Software and saw both companies thrive under his leadership. Mr. Brenton has helped drive innovation while in other leadership roles in the industry, including at Cisco where he served as senior vice president of engineering for Cisco's cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings. He has also held key positions at NetIQ, Compaq Computer Corporation, BMC Software and IBM.
"Once again the members of SIIA have selected an outstanding group of influential leaders, with varied perspective to lead the Division," said Rhianna Collier, vice president and managing director of the SIIA Software & Services Division. "Together we can ensure that SIIA continues to provide valued tools and services to our member organizations. This work can only be achieved through the collective efforts of leaders like these who are committed to advancing the software and services industry."
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CollabNet helps enterprises and government organizations develop and deliver high-quality software at speed. CollabNet is the winner of a 2016 Best of Interop Award, recognizing TeamForge for its innovation. Also recognized for 13 consecutive years as an SD Times 100 "Best in Show" winner in the ALM and Development Tools category, CollabNet offers innovative solutions, provides consulting and Agile training services, and proudly supports more than 10,000 customers with 6 million users in 100 countries. For more information, please visit www.collabnet.com.
SIIA is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally. Industry leaders work through SIIA's divisions to address issues and challenges that impact their industry segments with the goal of driving innovation and growth for the industry and each member company. This is accomplished through in-person and online business development opportunities, peer networking, corporate education, intellectual property protection and government relations. For more information, visit siia.net.
SSD (the Software & Services Division of SIIA) represents companies that develop the applications, services, infrastructure and tools driving the success of today's high-tech industry. SSD provides business development opportunities, industry exposure and a forum for members to collaborate and share expertise, best practices, and innovations that build growing and successful businesses. For more information, visit siia.net/ssd.
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