San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 08, 2013
Apcera, the next-generation cloud platform company, has named Mark Coffman as the company’s Vice President of Business Development and Sales. He will report to Derek Collison, CEO of Apcera. “We are still early in the transition to cloud computing. There is a significant opportunity for next-generation technologies to address these challenges and help enterprises realize the benefits of this new model by accelerating innovation. I’m honored to be joining such an accomplished team and bring Apcera’s offering to market,” said Mark.
Mark brings more than 20 years of enterprise sales experience and operational leadership to Apcera. Prior to his role with Apcera, Mark served as Vice President of Strategic Accounts at Apptio, a leading provider of on-demand Technology Business Management solutions, and he spent eight years at TIBCO Software in direct sales and sales management, contributing significantly to TIBCO’s rapid growth. Mark has also held senior management roles at several high growth companies including Endeca (acquired by Oracle). Mark currently serves on the advisory boards of Drumbi, Simply Share and previously Zuora.
"We are excited to have someone as experienced as Mark join us at this early stage of our company's history,” said Derek. “As we look forward to launching our technology offering in the second half of 2013, Mark will be instrumental in solidifying our market strategy, pricing, and sales and field operations. Mark is a great addition to an already excellent team.”
About Apcera — Apcera is a San Francisco based company building the next-generation cloud platform, and we believe that cloud computing is an ever-evolving way of interfacing with technology. With Apcera’s platform, we aim to solve the hard problems that enterprises face in embracing cloud computing. Solving these problems provides enterprises the agility, velocity, and control they require to meet their business objectives.