John Donnelly Joins Kaazing as EVP [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
(Health & Beauty Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Kaazing announced that John Donnelly, former Cisco head of global sales for cloud automation and orchestration software and services, has joined the company as executive vice president of sales, services, marketing, and business development.
"We are pleased that John, with his track record of achievement, has joined Kaazing to helm our go-to-market efforts worldwide," said Jonas Jacobi, co-founder and CEO of Kaazing, in a release. "His global sales, marketing and visionary management experience combined with his success expanding Cisco's cloud automation software and managed services business, dovetails perfectly with our own push into the cloud."
Prior to Cisco, Donnelly was executive vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Linesider Technologies, acquired by Cisco and now part of the company's strategic cloud software portfolio. Before that, Donnelly worked for Metacarta, acquired by Nokia and Interwise Software which was in turn acquired by AT&T's global IP conferencing business unit.
"John brings a deep understanding of the strategic issues around building a company focused on a transformational technology," said Paul Dali, Kaazing board member, former Apple executive and chairman of its marketing council, and CEO of marketing firm Regis McKenna. "His contribution will be critical as Kaazing moves into its next phase of rapid growth focused on key areas like the cloud and the mobile network market."
Kaazing is a provider of solutions for Web communication supporting the HTML5 WebSocket standard.
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