SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Cloud, the leader in software delivery acceleration, today announced the appointment of Jim Ensell as the company's new Chief Marketing Officer.
Ensell brings over 25 years of executive experience in the technology industry across marketing and business development and will lead the global marketing functions including marketing strategy, brand development and marketing communications.
"Jim's proven track record of fueling substantial growth is essential as Electric Cloud faces a growing market opportunity in DevOps," said Steve Brodie, CEO of Electric Cloud. "His extensive leadership in marketing technology makes Jim an incredible asset to increase awareness of our offerings at a time when organizations are rapidly turning to solutions to deliver software faster."
Prior to joining Electric Cloud, Ensell was Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer at Enterprise Cloud Development provider CollabNet where he was responsible for Marketing, Strategy, and Business Development. During his tenure, the company revenue grew over 100% to $50M and the number of paying customers increased from 600 to over 10,000 companies.
"The impact of efficient software delivery has a universal value across all industries and Electric Cloud continues to push the market evolution as more companies demand faster development and delivery of quality software," said Ensell. "I look forward to working with our leadership team and global organization to continue our transformation into the next era of Continuous Delivery."
Ensell joined CollabNet from rfXcel, a SaaS provider of track and trace supply chain applications, where he was President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to rfXcel, Jim was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Virage Logic, where he ran worldwide marketing and business development. Ensell also served in various executive-level business and technology roles at eSilicon Corporation and Cadence Design Systems during their rapid growth period.
About Electric Cloud
Electric Cloud delivers solutions that automate and accelerate the software delivery process. The company's award-winning products help development organizations to speed time-to-market, boost developer productivity, and improve software quality while leveraging the operational efficiencies provided by virtual cloud infrastructures. Leading companies across a variety of industries, including financial services, ISVs, mobile devices, semiconductors, and transactional websites, rely on Electric Cloud's software delivery solutions. For more information, visit http://www.electric-cloud.com.
SOURCE Electric Cloud