Kaazing Appoints Yuan Huntington Weigel as Vice President of Marketing

Seasoned Marketing Expert to Build Global Awareness of HTML5 WebSocket Standard and Kaazing Technology

Jan 20, 2010, 08:00 ET from Kaazing Corporation

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaazing, the leading innovator in real-time Web communication and provider of the Kaazing WebSocket Gateway, today announced the appointment of Yuan Huntington Weigel as Vice President of Marketing. In her new position, Yuan will be responsible for product management, product marketing and integrated communications at Kaazing. Utilizing her extensive experience within the web developer community, Yuan will lead all education and awareness building for this game changing W3C technology standard.

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"Yuan has an incredible reputation within the software development community," said Jonas Jacobi, CEO of Kaazing. "With over 19 years of experience and expertise in product marketing and developer relations, Yuan will be instrumental in helping us achieve our next level of growth. We are honored to welcome her into the Kaazing family."

"I am thrilled to join Kaazing's seasoned team of experts," said Ms. Weigel. "Kaazing is revolutionizing web communication standards. I'm excited to evangelize this game changing technology as we bring our enterprise-class WebSocket solutions to so many diverse technology markets and to the software community."

Yuan joins Kaazing most recently from Exigen Capital, a $660 million private equity fund, where she served as Principal and Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Before Exigen, Yuan was Vice President of Marketing at NetManage, (acquired by Micro Focus), a software company that provided solutions for integrating, Web enabling and accessing enterprise information systems.  She also served as Vice President of Business Development at Talkway, a startup focusing on providing video based communications solutions. She has also held senior positions in marketing and business development at WebGain, Broadband Office and Netscape Communications, among others.


Founded in 2007, in Mountain View, CA, Kaazing is the leading developer of WebSocket communication infrastructure software.  Kaazing's flagship product, the Kaazing WebSocket Gateway, enables highly scalable, full-duplex real-time Web communication based on the HTML5 WebSocket standard. Using Kaazing's technology, you can seamlessly and reliably extend any TCP-based messaging protocols to the Web with ultra high performance and minimal latency, while dramatically reducing backend infrastructure and operational-costs. For more information, please visit Kaazing Corporation's web site at: http://www.kaazing.com

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