Dave Jordan and Tom Weeks Join as Company Grows to Meet Strong Demand for APIs and Apps in the Exploding App Economy
PALO ALTO, Calif. – Nov. 29, 2012 – Apigee, the API company, today announced the addition of two new members of its management team as the company expands to meet increasing demand for APIs and connected apps. Dave Jordan has joined as Apigee's chief marketing officer and Tom Weeks, as the company's vice president of customer success. Both proven high-tech industry veterans, Jordan and Weeks will help steer Apigee's rapid growth as organizations across all industries increasingly rely on APIs to drive business expansion and innovation.
With over 20 years of experience with high-tech companies in Silicon Valley, Dave Jordan’s expertise spans marketing, engineering, product management, product marketing and eBusiness. Prior to joining Apigee, Jordan was vice president of worldwide marketing at Rovi, where he led all aspects of the company’s global marketing strategy. Prior to Rovi, he managed eBusiness at FrontRange Solutions. Previous to this, Jordan held similar positions at McAfee, and he spent the first half of his career at Nortel Networks.
“This is a very exciting time to be joining Apigee,” said Jordan. “We have a unique opportunity to influence the app economy in new and interesting ways that represent tremendous growth potential for us. I look forward to continuing to partner and work with the innovative businesses and software developers that are creating the new world connected by apps and the APIs that bring them to life."
Tom Weeks joins Apigee with over 20 years of diverse leadership experience in the software and consulting industries, including the management of global sales teams. Prior to joining Apigee, Weeks was senior vice president of client services at Skire, Inc. and was responsible for all aspects of Skire's customer experience. Weeks also served as group vice president at SAP, where he where he led the professional services division of Business Objects. He has broad product experience across business intelligence, project management, ERP, CRM, collaboration and eProcurement, with knowledge across a variety of industries.
“Apigee is experiencing terrific growth and has always been laser focused on the success of customers,” said Weeks. “I’m very pleased to have joined the impressive leadership team here at Apigee and look forward to growing and evolving the organization to maximize our customers' experience with the Apigee API platform.”
“Adding leaders of this caliber is tremendously exciting for us,” said Chet Kapoor, CEO of Apigee. “Dave and Tom bring remarkable talent to the company, and we anticipate the valuable contributions that will be brought to bear by the leadership and innovation they have each demonstrated throughout their careers. I’m very pleased to have them join the team.”
Apigee is the leading provider of API technology and services for enterprises and developers. Hundreds of companies including Walgreens, Bechtel, eBay, Pearson, and Gilt Groupe as well as tens of thousands of developers use Apigee to simplify the delivery, management and analysis of APIs and apps. Apigee's global headquarters are in Palo Alto, California, and it also has offices in Bangalore, India; London; and Austin, Texas. To learn more, go to www.apigee.com.
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