Ingres Expands Executives Management Team with New Hires in Marketing and a New General Counsel
"Over the last year, Ingres has made excellent progress in establishing a powerful presence in the open source enterprise software market," said Roger Burkhardt, president and CEO. "We are thrilled to have attracted talent that can continue the momentum, bringing the high-level strategic experience and global expertise to take us to the next level. This includes expanding Ingres' presence in the open source community, establishing a much more interactive web presence, and developing a deeper ecosystem of partners."
New Marketing Leadership
Karia and Eiler will divide marketing duties, with Karia based in London as the senior vice president of marketing working closely with the sales and field marketing teams worldwide, and the marketing of global partnerships. Eiler is based in Redwood City, Calif., as senior vice president of corporate marketing, overseeing all aspects of corporate communications, including public relations, industry analyst relations and working with the Ingres team to expand the company's presence in the open source community.
Ketan Karia comes to Ingres most recently from Sybase where he was responsible for strategic programs and international marketing. With nearly thirty years in high technology at companies such as Sybase, Cognos, Ardent (later named Ascential) and International Computers Ltd., Karia brings a wealth of hands-on experience in creating and implementing strategic marketing programs for both start-ups and established companies.
Tracy Eiler has held a number of high-level strategic marketing positions in Silicon Valley. Most recently, she was the vice president of global marketing at Postini, Inc., a software-as-a-service security company. Postini was recently acquired by Google in July 2006 for $625M. She was responsible for the company's market and brand strategy including developing programs to generate demand for Postini's products worldwide.
Prior to Postini, Tracy spent 11 years at NASDAQ-listed Business Objects, where as vice president of corporate communications, she oversaw all aspects of the company's worldwide communications efforts.
New General Counsel
Richard Mosher is the company's new general counsel. Most recently, he was the general counsel at SNOCAP, the San Francisco-based provider of digital licensing and copyright management services for digital music. Previously, Mosher was general counsel for Intellisync Corporation in San Jose, CA, a NASDAQ-listed mobile software company. While at Intellisync, Mr. Mosher oversaw the company's worldwide legal function and acted as a lead representative in the company's acquisition by Nokia, Inc. in February 2006 for $480M.
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Ingres ist ein führender Anbieter von Open Source Datenbank Management Software und Support Services. Mit der über 25jährigen Weiterentwicklung der Technologie steht Ingres an der Spitze des Marktes für Software und Service Innovationen und kombiniert seine bewährte, umfassende Zuverlässigkeit für unternehmenskritische Anwendungen mit den Vorteilen der flexiblen Open Source Technologie. Seine Partnerschaften mit führenden Open Source Anbietern verschaffen Ingres zusätzlichen Mehrwert. Ingres arbeitet mit führenden Business Intelligence Anbietern zusammen, um eine Appliance bereitzustellen, die die Vorteile von Open Source mit verbesserten Fähigkeiten hinsichtlich Reporting und Datenanalyse verbindet. Der Hauptsitz von Ingres befindet sich in Redwood City, Kalifornien. Darüber hinaus sind Entwicklungs-, Vertriebs- und Support-Zentren des Unternehmens auf jedem Kontinent zur Unterstützung von Tausenden von Kunden weltweit vertreten. Weitere Informationen sind unter http://www.ingres.com erhältlich.