CumuLogic Appoints Chip Childers as VP of Product Strategy

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VP of Apache CloudStack for the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) to guide CumuLogic’s cloud services platform future direction.

CumuLogic, the leading innovator in cloud platform technologies, today appointed Chip Childers as CumuLogic VP of Product Strategy. Childers is an active contributor, committer and Project Management Committee member for Apache CloudStack, and is currently serving as the VP of Apache CloudStack. He comes from SunGard Availability Services where he served as the Chief Architect for SunGard’s Enterprise Cloud Services product portfolio. Childers’ deep cloud architecture experience will be instrumental in furthering CumuLogic’s industry leadership, and driving product design and roadmap.

Chip brings a wealth of experience to CumuLogic that extends well beyond his ten years at SunGard and his experience with the Apache CloudStack project. Chip has been an architectural pioneer in the cloud space and over the past decade has built a cache of knowledge that rivals anyone in the cloud space. He also has several patents pending in the areas of infrastructure automation and orchestration system design. He’s also a sought after speaker on infrastructure and cloud topics and will be keynoting at the upcoming CloudStack Collaboration Conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Thursday, November 21.

“Chip’s contribution to our company and platform will be invaluable as we advance CumuLogic’s cloud services software portfolio,” said Mike Soby, CEO of CumuLogic. “We look forward to Chip taking on a prominent leadership position in helping to drive our product strategy futures and guide our open source endeavors.”

“I am excited to join CumuLogic in their mission to make it easy for any cloud operator to deliver Amazon-like services to their users,” said Chip Childers. “The value of modular and composable services has been proven in the market by AWS, and CumuLogic presents a significant opportunity for service providers and private cloud operators to meet and exceed the expectations of their users. I look forward to working with CumuLogic’s customers and partners as we drive the market forward.”

About CumuLogic
CumuLogic is a software provider that enables enterprises and Cloud Providers to develop and deploy applications in public, private and hybrid cloud environments. CumuLogic is redefining Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) to include individual modular cloud services, including MySQL- and MongoDB-based Database-as-a-Service, Elastic Cache, Elastic Load Balancer and more. For more information, go to http://www.cumulogic.com.

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