The DotNetNuke Framework is already the leader in Microsoft environments, and I'm pleased to play a key role in the expansion of the solution into even more businesses through our Professional Edition.
San Mateo, Calif. (PRWEB) March 2, 2009
DNN® Corp., the creators of the industry-leading DotNetNuke® development framework, today announced that Tom Kress has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. In his role at DNN Corp. Mr. Kress will be responsible for worldwide sales of DotNetNuke Professional Edition, the company's recently announced commercial version of the DotNetNuke framework.
"Tom's extensive background in software sales, coupled with his leadership and team-building expertise, will be a huge asset to our company and the DotNetNuke community," said Navin Nagiah, President and CEO at DNN Corp. "His recent success at building a successful sales model for a commercial open source solution is just what we need as we introduce DotNetNuke Professional Edition, an extension of our product line optimized for mission-critical applications."
Mr. Kress brings 25 years of sales and management experience to DNN Corp. Previously, he was Vice President of Sales at Hyperic, a venture-backed open source software company, where he built the sales model for converting open source users to commercial buyers. Prior to Hyperic, Mr. Kress spent 4 years at Internap Network Solutions, an IP routing and CDN software company, rising from Regional Sales Director to Vice President of North American Sales. In addition to his experience in the software industry, Mr. Kress has also held sales and management roles in the IP and telecom space, including 10 years with MCI Communications.
"I'm thrilled to be joining DNN Corp. at this stage in the company's evolution," said Mr. Kress. "The DotNetNuke Framework is already the leader in Microsoft environments, and I'm pleased to play a key role in the expansion of the solution into even more businesses through our Professional Edition."
Mr. Kress holds a bachelors degree from The University of California at Berkeley.
About DNN Corp. and DotNetNuke®
DNN Corp. is the creator of DotNetNuke®, the most widely adopted framework for building web sites and web applications on Microsoft ASP.NET. Using DotNetNuke, businesses can quickly develop and deploy interactive and dynamic web sites, intranets, extranets and applications. DNN Corp. provides this framework in both "Community" and "Professional" editions.
The DotNetNuke framework was developed as an open source, community-driven project, and continues to thrive and benefit from an established and active group of users, developers and third-party software and services providers. In addition to creating and maintaining DotNetNuke framework, DNN Corp. also leads the DotNetNuke "ecosystem" through which DotNetNuke users and customers gain access to a wide variety of complementary technology, services and hosting alternatives. Founded in 2006, DNN Corp. is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. For additional information go to http://www.dotnetnuke.com.
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