ITKO Announces Robert Humphrey as Chief Marketing Officer
DALLAS, TX, April 6, 2011 -- ITKO, the leading provider of enterprise application virtualization and optimization solutions, today announced that Robert Humphrey has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Humphrey will lead ITKO's worldwide marketing organization, drawing upon his extensive track record and prior experience in both sales and marketing leadership roles in high tech companies.
"ITKO's virtualization offerings for test, validation and application development are delivering incredible results for our customers," said Shridhar Mittal, ITKO's CEO. "Our customers are telling us that with ITKO's LISA, they are finally able to eliminate risks and deliver faster on application development goals. Robert is the perfect executive to help us take this leadership to a broader audience, to better establish the market and ITKO's brand awareness within it. His experience and background are a tremendous complement to our management team."Mr. Humphrey has held a wide range of executive management positions in high growth technology organizations.
He joins ITKO from Infor Global Solutions where he was Chief Marketing Officer of that $2 billion enterprise software company. Prior to that at McAfee, he held the position of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Marketing, where he led that company's transition to leadership in the enterprise security marketplace.
Humphrey began his career in technology at Unisys Corporation where he spent 9 years in a variety of sales and sales leadership roles. He then helped The Strifler Group grow over 400% in less than 2 years. At i2 Technologies, he served as its Senior Vice President and led i2's Marketing and Alliances during that company's explosive growth from $20 Million in revenue to over $1 Billion in approximately five years. At venture capital firm Insight Capital Partners, Humphrey served as Venture Partner assisting portfolio companies in the areas of sales and marketing. He also served as Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer of Citadel Security Software until it was acquired by McAfee.
"Customer success is the key to success for any technology company, and the results I've seen produced across the software lifecycle at ITKO's customer sites are astounding," said Robert Humphrey, ITKO's CMO. "Our LISA solution is the best kept secret in the software industry, with an engaged user base that includes a âwho's who' of the world's biggest financial institutions, retailers, telecomm companies, health care companies and government institutions."
"I've had the good fortune to be a part of some great growth businesses in my career, and ITKO is uniquely positioned with innovative products, a productive partner ecosystem, and a talented team needed for impressive growth. I am excited to be part of this opportunity to drive real value and innovation for our customers."
About ITKO, a CA Technologies company
ITKO, a CA Technologies company, optimizes composite application lifecycles. Our LISA service virtualization and validation software increases the agility of developing and delivering complex and cloud-based applications to market faster, while shifting quality left to eliminate costly constraints and defects in an environment of constant change. ITKO solutions eliminate software dependencies, decrease release times, and increase the reliability of composite applications that leverage cloud computing, SOA, BPM, integration suites and ESBs. ITKO's global customers include 5 of the top 6 Fortune 500 commercial banks, 5 of the top 6 Fortune 500 telecommunications firms as well as leading firms in insurance, travel, retail, utilities and government agencies. For more information, visit http://www.ITKO.com.
ITKO Press Contact: Jason English - news@ITKO.com - 1-214.764.9318