Kelly Herrell   Hazelcast CEO

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The data processing and computing platform Hazelcast has completely revamped its leadership team as it races towards aggressive growth targets. In a mix of promotions and new hires, the 12-year-old firm has made five new appointments: 

Hazelcast promoted former consultant David Brimley to chief product officer, former VP of solution architecture John DesJardins to chief technology officer, and former worldwide sales VP Chris Wilson to chief revenue officer, while also hiring Dave Salverson from F5 Networks’ Shape Security as chief financial officer and Gregg Holzrichter, who previously worked at Aporeto, as chief marketing officer.

“It’s the beginning of the next new wave for the company,” Hazelcast CEO Kelly Herrell told Business Insider.

The CRO and CPO positions are new, while former CFO Marion Smith and former CMO Steve Wooledge left earlier this year. Former CTO Greg Luck, who had previously served as CEO, is no longer with the company either. 

Hazelcast, a so-called in-memory data grid company, launched in 2008 to build a business around its open source project that helps users manage, process, and store their data. Data grids are well-suited for managing applications that need especially high performance, especially at large scale, and they’re a popular choice for modern …read more


Source:: Businessinsider – Tech

      

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