LiveAction Appoints Mark Vara as Vice President of Sales and Ulrica de Fort-Menares as Vice President of Product Strategy

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Industry Leaders Bring Decades of Execution Excellence to LiveAction

"We are excited to add World Class talent to the LiveAction team" - Darren T. Kimura, CEO

LiveAction, Inc., an application centric software company combining network and application performance management with powerful visualization, analytics and control announced the appointments of Mark Vara as Vice President of Sales and Ulrica de Fort-Menares as Vice President of Product Strategy.

“LiveAction software has become synonymous with excellence for network performance management. We earned this reputation because we have world class people enhancing our products every day. Mark and Ulrica bring their deep experience to help us create a strong, scalable company and to lead LiveAction technology into the future. We are truly excited to have them join our executive leadership team” said Darren T. Kimura, CEO of LiveAction, Inc.

Mark Vara brings his 26 year career in domestic and international sales leadership experience to LiveAction. Over his career he has held leadership positions with 3Com, Cisco and most recently with Juniper Networks directly managing sales teams and global channel strategy. During his tenure with Cisco and Juniper, Mark was responsible for executing and delivering over $800 million in revenue.

Ulrica de Fort-Menares has worked in the networking industry for over 20 years with Cisco Systems and Royal Bank of Canada. Most recently, Ulrica served as a Director of Product Management for Cisco Systems.

LiveAction recently announced a technology partnership with Ixia to deliver real-time big data security insights for the Data Center:

And, LiveAction announced it has closed a $5.35 million Series A financing with AITV, Cisco Investments and Enerdigm Ventures:

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About LiveAction
LiveAction was initially developed to aid the U.S. Department of Defense in the operation of its networks, today LiveAction is used as the single-pane-of-glass network management platform for the Fortune 500. LiveAction features an innovative visual display, real-time big data analytics for decision-making and deep integration with routers and switches for unparalleled network control. LiveAction accelerates troubleshooting with its QoS control, application-aware, and WAN functionality developed in collaboration with Cisco Systems.

Dana Matsunaga

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