SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mesosphere, creators of the world's first Datacenter Operating System (DC/OS), today announced that Ann M. Livermore has been named to its board of directors. She brings nearly 30 years of senior management experience and broad knowledge of sales, marketing and business development for enterprise technology companies.
Livermore was named one of America's leading businesswomen by Fortune and Forbes, and she served as an executive vice president at Hewlett-Packard. From 2004 to 2011 Livermore led the HP Enterprise business unit and was involved with building solutions to help HP customers manage and transform their technology environments. She currently serves on the boards for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcomm and UPS.
"Ann has accumulated incredible enterprise expertise during her tenure with Hewlett Packard," said Florian Leibert, co-founder and CEO of Mesosphere. "She's a highly-respected member of the technology community and brings a unique perspective that will benefit our executive team and senior leadership as we grow the business."
"Mesosphere represents the leading edge of new enterprise software technologies that enable businesses to power the always-connected economy," said Ann M. Livermore, member of the Mesosphere board of directors. "I am impressed with the company's vision and product offering, and I'm honored to join the board."
Livermore resides in Woodside, California and holds a degree in economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and an MBA from Stanford University.
Mesosphere is leading the enterprise transformation toward distributed computing and hybrid cloud. Mesosphere makes this possible with its Datacenter Operating System (DC/OS). DC/OS is a production-proven datacenter-scale platform for container orchestration and cloud native data services operations. Mesosphere was founded in 2013 by the architects of hyperscale infrastructures at Airbnb and Twitter, along with the co-creator of Apache Mesos. Mesosphere is headquartered in San Francisco with additional offices in New York and Hamburg, Germany. Mesosphere's investors include A Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Microsoft.
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