Scott Grout Joins Cedexis as Its CEO

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Technology veteran to scale market-leading cloud, Web and mobile optimization firm

“We are very excited to welcome Scott to the Cedexis team and believe that he brings the necessary background and experience to help us manage rapid growth.”

Cedexis, the leading provider of innovative solutions to optimize the performance of cloud-based Web and mobile applications, announced today that Scott Grout has come on board as CEO. With over 20 years of senior executive and CEO experience, Scott brings extensive skills in setting clear strategies, building top-tier management teams and rapidly scaling technology businesses. Scott will join with company co-founders, Marty Kagan and Julien Coulon, to help accelerate Cedexis’ growth.

Most recently, Scott was President and CEO of RadiSys, a leading provider of embedded communications infrastructure products. Prior to RadiSys, Scott was CEO of a venture-backed startup in fiber optic systems, and before that spent 15 years at AT&T/Lucent where he was VP and General Manager of their multi-billion dollar optical networking business. Scott brings extensive experience in rapid growth and scaling from his thirteen years as President/CEO of public and private technology companies.

“Cedexis has brought to market a powerful and flexible platform for optimizing the performance of Web and mobile apps across a variety of cloud and mobile networks. The company is poised for rapid growth and has the very real potential to transform the way applications are delivered to every end user around the world,” Scott said. “I am thrilled to join the Cedexis team and be a part of scaling this business in a substantial way.”

Cedexis is the leading provider of Web-scale, end-user-experience monitoring and hybrid cloud optimization. The Cedexis community crowd-sources billions of real-user-based measurements a day, from over 30,000 ISPs, providing unprecedented real-time visibility into how cloud performance is impacting the experience of Web and mobile applications. Cedexis then leverages this insight into a data-driven global traffic management solution, which major brands depend on to deliver a seamless experience for their customers anywhere in the world. Cedexis’ solutions are trusted by over 500 global brands including Accor Hotels, Airbus, Cartier, Comcast, LinkedIn, Mozilla and Nissan.

“We are very excited to welcome Scott to the Cedexis team and believe that he brings the necessary background and experience to help us manage rapid growth,” said Marty Kagan and Julien Coulon, Co-founders of Cedexis. Marty Kagan will remain Cedexis’ Chief Technology Officer.

Cedexis is backed by top tier venture capitalist firms Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) and Madrona Ventures.

About Cedexis

Founded in 2009, Cedexis monitors and optimizes the performance of cloud-based Web and mobile applications. This enables Cedexis’ customers to improve their users’ experiences, and achieve 100% availability while extending their reach into new global markets. With Cedexis Radar, enterprises can continuously assess worldwide network performance and availability on a massive scale in order to make informed decisions about their infrastructure providers. Cedexis Openmix uniquely provides automated and optimized traffic load balancing across mixed clouds, data centers and CDN topologies. This allows customers to match the best-performing resources with real-time demand. Cedexis is headquartered in Portland, Oregon and Paris, France with offices in San Francisco, CA, Chicago, IL and London, UK.

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