Appcelerator Hires Technology Industry Veteran, Brian Carr, as Chief Revenue Officer to Meet Explosive Demand for Mobile Enterprise Solutions
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA(Marketwired - Aug 8, 2013) - Appcelerator®, the leading mobile enterprise platform company, today announced that it has appointed Brian Carr as its first Chief Revenue Officer. Carr was most recently the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services at Good Technology, and also held executive sales roles at Synopsys, Clarify and Simplex Solutions. As CRO, Carr will be responsible for all customer-facing areas, including sales, channels, business development, services, marketing and support for Appcelerator's U.S. and international operations.
"Brian is considered one of the top sales leaders in the world with proven expertise driving record growth at successful technology companies," said Jeff Haynie, CEO of Appcelerator. "Appcelerator is in an unrivaled position to address the exploding demand we are seeing in the market for our mobile solutions. Brian's deep knowledge of the needs of the mobile enterprise is the perfect fit to help us deliver market-changing solutions to our customers."
"Mobile is disrupting everything at an unprecedented rate. Appcelerator's solutions are revolutionizing mobile application development, and provide the safe, proven choice for enterprises, trusted by thousands of companies and over 485,000 mobile developers," said Brian Carr, Chief Revenue Officer of Appcelerator. "I am excited to scale this world-class business and work with such an exceptional team to help enterprises transform their business with the Appcelerator Platform."
While serving as the SVP of Worldwide Sales and Services at Good Technology, Carr's team acquired over 3,500 customers, including over half of the Fortune 100, and consistently delivered triple-digit growth while establishing a world-class organization focused on customer success.
At Synopsys, he ran Sales for the IP and Professional Services business lines, successfully growing the business over 15-fold in six years. Carr also served as the Vice President of Sales at Clarify and Simplex Solutions. Earlier in his career, he spent six years in various sales and management roles at Cadence Design Systems. Carr has a BS in Business Administration from the University of the Pacific.
Appcelerator® offers the only platform built for a Mobile First world. The Appcelerator Platform enables enterprises to create, deliver and analyze their entire mobile application portfolio. With more than 55,000 mobile applications deployed on over 150 million devices, the Appcelerator Platform helps enterprises accelerate their time to market and deliver exceptional mobile user experiences. Appcelerator also provides an award-winning open source mobile development environment, Titanium®. Appcelerator's worldwide ecosystem includes 485,000 mobile developers and hundreds of ISVs and strategic partners, including SAP, Cognizant and CSC. It is the mobile platform of choice for thousands of companies including eBay, Tui Travel, Merck, Mitsubishi Electric, ZipCar, and PayPal. For more information, visit www.appcelerator.com.