Expedia CTO Joins Apigee Board of Directors

API and big data technology company adds Edmond Mesrobian to its board

August 19, 2014 – Apigee®, developer of the leading platform for digital acceleration, today announced that Edmond Mesrobian, CTO of Expedia, has joined its board of directors. Mesrobian, a 20-year veteran of the IT industry, will help guide Apigee as it grows to meet demand for APIs and big data predictive analytics in the expanding digital economy.

“Apigee offers a comprehensive platform for digital business that is used by many of the world’s leading enterprises,” Mesrobian said. “The company’s market opportunity is massive, and its growth trajectory is impressive; and I look forward to contributing as a member of the board.”

As CTO for Expedia, Mesrobian is responsible for defining, developing and executing the global technology strategy across Expedia brands. In this role, he works closely with business leaders to plan ongoing innovations for the company’s continued success. Mesrobian has held CTO and senior leadership roles for several global companies including Real Networks, The Walt Disney Company, ARTISTdirect, CNP Technologies, and Checkout.com.

“APIs and analytics have been an integral part of Expedia’s technology leadership, and Edmond shares our vision for the future of digital business,” said Chet Kapoor, Apigee CEO. “With his experience deploying digital technologies to drive modern commerce and services, he will be an important addition to our board at this point of high growth for the company.”

The Apigee platform has been built from the ground up for the requirements of modern digital business. With the Apigee Edge API management platform, enterprises can quickly build end-to-end mobile and digital initiatives. Apigee Insights delivers big data predictive analytics to make every digital interaction individualized, at scale. Through APIs and big data analytics, Apigee helps businesses to adapt and accelerate for a mobile-first digital world.

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About Apigee

Apigee provides the leading technology platform for digital business acceleration. Through APIs and big data, Apigee delivers the speed, scale and agility any business needs to compete in today’s connected mobile world.  Many of the world’s largest and most respected organizations have selected Apigee to enable their digital business, including 20 percent of the Fortune 100 and 25 percent of the world’s most admired companies. Apigee customers include global enterprises such as Walgreens, eBay, Shell, Live Nation, Kaiser Permanente and Sears. Apigee is headquartered in San Jose, California and has about 500 employees worldwide.

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