Category Archives: People in the News

Cloud People in the News This Week (August 10, 2012)

Sorenson Media Promotes Video Transcoding Veteran Mitchell Holyoak to Head of Salt Lake City Office

Sorenson Media appointed Mitchell Holyoak, director of software development, as head of the company’s Salt Lake City office. In conjunction with his elevated managerial role, Holyoak will oversee the full Sorenson Squeeze and Squeeze Server development teams.

As head of the Salt Lake office, Holyoak brings more than 15 years of digital video software development to his role, including leadership in video encoding and decoding, video streaming, video conferencing, and video instruction software. Beginning with the launch of the original version of Sorenson Squeeze, Holyoak’s expertise has been instrumental in developing the industry’s gold-standard video encoding application, Sorenson Squeeze, and the company’s enterprise-grade video encoding solution, Squeeze Server.

ProfitBricks Appoints William Toll VP of Marketing, Clint Miller VP of Sales

ProfitBricks, the cloud computing Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, announced today the appointment of web hosting and Internet infrastructure industry veteran William Toll as Vice President of Marketing and Clint Miller as Vice President of Sales.

As the vice president of marketing at ProfitBricks, Toll will oversee the company’s North American marketing programs. Miller will leverage his twenty-five years of sales experience at hosting, content delivery and infrastructure technology companies to lead the North and South American sales team.

CareCloud Appoints Edwin Miller VP of Product Management

CareCloud, a provider of web-based practice management, electronic healthcare record (EHR), revenue cycle management and medical billing software and services, has hired Edwin Miller as its new Vice President of Product Management. In his new role, Mr. Miller will oversee all development of CareCloud’s existing EHR and forthcoming mobile offerings for the physician practice market. He brings decades of product development and engineering experience to CareCloud, most recently through leadership positions at Practice Fusion and athenahealth.

Cloud People in the News This Week (July 27, 2012)

Velti Names Former Microsoft Veteran as Chief Revenue Officer

Velti announced the addition of Harry Patz as Chief Revenue Officer to the Velti Executive team. Patz joins Velti after 20 years of experience at Microsoft Corporation, where he most recently served as Vice President of the Communications Sector North America for Mobile, Media Video, Cloud and Enterprise. As CRO at Velti, Patz will be responsible for driving the revenue strategy and operations in North America.

GraphOn Corporation Appoints Sam M. Auriemma to the Board of Directors

GraphOn Corporation announced that the company has appointed Sam M. Auriemma to its board of directors. Auriemma is a financial executive with over 30 years of senior-level experience at a variety of technology companies. He has been responsible for over 25 acquisitions and divestitures with combined cash considerations in excess of $1.5 billion. Most recently he held the position of executive vice president and chief financial officer at MSC Software.

Alert Logic Names Paul Marvin Chief Financial Officer

Alert Logic announced the appointment of Paul Marvin as the company’s new chief financial officer (CFO). In this position, Marvin will be responsible for all of the company’s financial, accounting and human resources operations.

DataCore Software Appoints Steve Houck to Newly Created Chief Operating Officer Role

DataCore Software announced the appointment of its first Chief Operating Officer (COO), Steve Houck. The new position was created to organize and drive DataCore’s rapid growth and market leadership in storage virtualization. Houck is a highly regarded veteran in virtualization, flash storage, cloud computing and data center technologies. His previous roles included vice president of worldwide channels for VMware, along with various global sales leadership posts at EMC Corporation. Houck has also held executive posts for global field sales and go-to-market strategy development at start-up ventures focused on cloud computing and flash storage, with the most recent executive role at Astute Networks, an innovative SSD technology company.