NASHUA, N.H., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ektron, the company that empowers organizations to connect content to revenue, today announced that Tim McKinnon has been appointed president of the company. McKinnon, a 15-year veteran of the software industry, will report to Bill Rogers, Ektron founder and chief executive officer. McKinnon is responsible for Ektron's global operations and product development.
"Tim made an immediate impact in his role as chief technology officer, helping grow Ektron's research and development team by 30 percent," said Rogers. "I am excited to continue to drive Ektron's vision and corporate strategy and confident that with Tim's expanded operational responsibilities, we can accelerate Ektron's growth as we extend our leadership in both our core Web Content Management market and the new opportunity we see for Digital Experience Management." For more information about Tim's point of view, visit his blog on Ektron.com.
McKinnon joined Ektron in February 2012 as chief technology officer from Oracle/Endeca, where he served as CTO and led Endeca's eBusiness initiatives. Prior to Oracle/Endeca, Tim held the chief technologist role in the Digital Marketing Platform Group at Microsoft, where he led strategic development for Microsoft's search and web content management initiatives. He joined Microsoft via the acquisition of FAST Search and Transfer, where he spent 10 years in a variety of leadership roles, and helped to grow the business from 25 employees and no revenue to 1,000 employees and nearly $200 million in revenue. McKinnon holds an MBA from Babson College - Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business.
Ektron simplifies the creation, management and delivery of digital experiences for global organizations that are looking to drive revenue growth and improve customer satisfaction. Headquartered in Nashua, N.H., with offices in Australia, Canada and the U.K., Ektron has thousands of customers including: Dell, Las Vegas Sands, Microsoft, NASDAQ and National Health Services UK. For more information: www.ektron.com.
SOURCE Ektron Inc.