IBM Executive Joins Electric Cloud
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 — Electric Cloud®, the private development cloud company, has appointed Prathap Dendi, former business development executive for IBM, as its new vice president of business
development. Dendi will be responsible for securing strategic partnerships that enhance Electric Cloud’s position as a leader in private development cloud and facilitate the company’s long-term growth.
“We’re pleased to be adding Prathap to our executive team,” said Electric Cloud CEO Mike Maciag. “His contributions with partners and customers at IBM over the years have been integral to the company’s success in cloud computing and other strategic partner-centric initiatives. His 15-plus years of experience in business development within the technology industry will be a valuable asset as we continue our expansion into the private cloud market with new strategic partnerships.”
Before joining Electric Cloud, Dendi served as IBM’s business development executive for the cloud computing business, where he was instrumental in establishing IBM’s cloud platform and services. Dendi played a key role in growing IBM’s Service Oriented Architecture platform through strategic partnerships with companies such as Capgemini, Accenture, Deloitte and Infosys. He was also responsible for driving software strategy including acquisitions and new technology creation, and held leadership roles at IBM in software, services, sales and business development.
“Electric Cloud is really delivering on the promise of cloud computing and I’m thrilled to be joining the company at a time when it is solidifying its position as the go-to solution for software development on the private cloud,” said Dendi. “I look forward to helping Electric Cloud build lasting relationships with other key players as cloud computing continues its evolution.”
Prior to IBM, Dendi held senior positions with Actional, Abilizer, Aspect Development and Ramco Systems. His career includes work with several Fortune 500 companies including Allianz, Barclays Group, Visa, Disney, Gap, Chevron, Procter & Gamble, Nissan and Union Pacific.
Dendi holds a bachelor of technology degree in electronics engineering and telecommunications engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India.
About Electric Cloud
Electric Cloud is the private development cloud company. Electric Cloud bridges the gap between physical and virtual IT environments and development processes and tools to create smart development clouds. The company’s patented and award-winning products help development organizations to speed time to market, boost developer productivity, and improve software quality with flexible self-service tools that provide comprehensive management and reporting. Leading companies across a variety of industries, including semiconductors, enterprise IT, ISVs, mobile devices, and transactional websites rely on Electric Cloud’s development cloud solutions.
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