Circonus Names Christian Madsen Chief Executive Officer

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Company Founder Takes on New Role Driving Product Innovation

Christian Madsen, CEO, Circonus

Christian Madsen, CEO, Circonus

Circonus, a leading provider of analytics and monitoring solutions for IT operations and DevOps, announces the appointment of Christian Madsen as Chief Executive Officer. Madsen, who started with Circonus as VP of Sales and Marketing and most recently served as COO, succeeds founder, Theo Schlossnagle, in the top executive position. Schlossnagle, a serial entrepreneur and internationally recognized technologist, will continue to drive product innovation at Circonus in his new role as EVP, Products.

Also a serial entrepreneur, Madsen brings over 20 years of technology, sales, marketing and management experience in various roles, including co-founder, head of product management and head of business development at Brightmail, Inc, which was sold to Symantec in 2004.

“Christian has proven that he has the right combination of technical knowledge and expertise to drive the growth of Circonus, which is leading the new group of monitoring and analytics technology companies,” said Schlossnagle. “His passion for leading-edge technologies and startups and his dedication to ‘get it right’ for customers make him the perfect fit for Circonus' values, mission and culture .”

“Theo is a visionary, and Circonus is the continuing fulfillment of his vision,” said Madsen. “Years before DevOps or cloud computing became well-known terms, Theo was creating the solutions and technologies that his customers, as pioneers and some of the largest digital businesses in the world, needed to monitor and manage dynamic, agile IT and support continuous development/continuous integration. In his new role as EVP Product Innovation, he brings all of his deep expertise to bear on raising the bar when it comes to monitoring and analytics technology, leading the way for customers and exceeding their expectations when it comes to their current technical challenges, and the next ones.”

About Circonus
Circonus provides Big Data analytics and monitoring for Web-Scale IT. Developed specifically for the requirements of DevOps, the Circonus platform delivers alerts, graphs, dashboards, and machine-learning intelligence that help to optimize not just your operations, but also your business. Proprietary Big Data technology and IT Operations Analytics tools enable Circonus to provide forensic, predictive, and automated analytics capabilities that no other product can match, and at a scale that other products can only dream of. For more information, please visit the Circonus website.

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