New Executives Bolster Intalio as It Expands Into New Markets

Former Oracle and VMware executives bring core engineering experience to California start-up

Jan 11, 2010, 08:00 ET from Intalio, Inc.

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Intalio, Inc., the Enterprise Cloud Company, today announced that three new executives are joining the company, bringing strategic experience in core areas of the business to bolster Intalio's expansion into new technology areas and global markets. Marc Friend, CFO, Vishal Saxena, Vice President of Engineering of the Intalio|Works division, and Joanne Syben, Vice President of Engineering of the Intalio|Cloud division, are seasoned executive leaders from top silicon valley firms.

Marc Friend is responsible for strategic investments, business models, and all areas of finance and accounting for both the Intalio|Cloud and Intalio|Works divisions. Prior to Intalio, Mr. Friend held operational roles in Product Management at Microsoft, and Marketing and Finance roles in numerous start-ups. Marc was a founding investor in Acta Technology.

Vishal Saxena is responsible for leading technology development and engineering for the Intalio|Works division. Mr. Saxena was the Senior Development Manager for the Oracle Business Process Analysis Suite. He was Oracle's chief evangelist for BPMS. Prior to his 8 years at Oracle, Mr. Saxena was at Abilizer Solutions and Tata Consulting Services.

Joanne Syben is responsible for engineering development for the Intalio|Cloud division. Ms. Syben has 25 years of development and leadership experience in OS and storage software. Prior to Intalio, she was Sr. Director ESX R&D in charge of core storage at VMware. Prior to VMware, Ms. Syben was VPE at GreenBorder, InterSAN and SCO.

"Our most important asset is our people, and we are investing in top talent as we grow and expand the breadth of product offerings as well as the global market reach of Intalio," said Ismael Ghalimi, CEO and co-founder, Intalio. "As we bring our private cloud platform to enterprises worldwide, I can count on Marc, Vishal and Joanne to help build Intalio into a world-class provider of technology and services."

About Intalio, Inc.

Intalio is the leading vendor of enterprise cloud computing platforms. Intalio has over 600 customers in 55 countries, including ABB, Allianz, Cisco, Henkel, INFORMATICA, Kaiser Permanente, The Queensland Government, Grupo Santander, and SABRE Holdings. Founded in July 1999, Intalio is a privately-held, venture-backed company located in Palo Alto, California. For more information on Intalio, please call +1 650 596 1800 or visit

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