Technology Visionary to Enhance FatWire's WCM Leadership Position and
Continued Global Expansion
MINEOLA, N.Y., August 7 /CNW/ - FatWire Software, a leading provider of
content management and delivery solutions for deploying persuasive Web sites
and applications, today announced that its board of directors has appointed
Yogesh Gupta to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer,
effective immediately. Mr. Gupta, a customer-focused and visionary technology
executive, was most recently the Senior Vice President, Chief Technology
Strategist at CA (NYSE: CA), one of the world's largest software companies.
"I am thrilled to be joining FatWire at this point in its history," said
Yogesh Gupta. "The Web has become the primary channel of communication for
enterprises, and Web 2.0, rich-media, and mobility are transforming how these
enterprises interact with their constituents. FatWire is ideally positioned to
capitalize on this growing opportunity with its industry-leading product,
Content Server, rapidly expanding customer base, and an outstanding global
team dedicated to customer success."
"We are pleased with FatWire's strong leadership position in the WCM
market and are excited to welcome Yogesh as the new CEO," adds Paul Lowell, a
member of FatWire's Board of Directors. "Yogesh's proven ability to recognize
new market opportunities and grow businesses by meeting customer needs makes
him the ideal leader to propel FatWire to the next level."
As FatWire's CEO, Gupta will be responsible for all global operations of
the company, including sales, marketing, development, finance, and
professional services. He will also serve on the company's Board. Former
FatWire CEO Andrew Gyenes will assume an advisory role through the remainder
of 2007. "The FatWire board would like to take this opportunity to extend our
sincere gratitude to Andy for his dedicated service and leadership," concludes
Mr. Gupta brings extensive experience in product development, marketing,
strategy, planning, and business development to FatWire. Over the past decade,
he achieved remarkable success in a number of senior management roles at CA,
including five years as their CTO, where he defined the company's product
strategy and technology direction. In 2004, he was selected by InfoWorld as
one of the 25 most influential CTO's worldwide. In the 1990's, Gupta launched
CA's flagship product Unicenter, and grew the business to over a billion
dollars in annual revenues within five years. Later, as the head of CA's $2
billion distributed product portfolio, Gupta managed an organization of over
2000 software professionals and grew revenues by 16% in a one year period.
Gupta holds a Bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering from the Indian
Institute of Technology in Madras and a Master's degree in Computer Science
from the University of Wisconsin.
About FatWire Software
FatWire Software is a leading provider of content management and delivery
solutions for deploying persuasive Web sites and applications. The company's
Content Server platform gives business users complete control over the
creation and presentation of content, and provides a scalable architecture for
dynamic content delivery and multi-site deployment. Unlike other Content
Management products that focus on simply getting content under control,
FatWire's solutions enable organizations to put content to work by delivering
highly-targeted experiences to customers, partners, and employees. FatWire's
more than 450 customers include some of the largest and most-respected
organizations in the world such as J.P. Morgan Chase, Sony, Radisson/SAS,
European Space Agency, and Bank of China. Founded in 1996, FatWire is
headquartered in New York and operates offices throughout North America,
Europe, and Asia-Pacific. For more information about FatWire Software's
award-winning products and services, visit www.fatwire.com.
For further information:
For further information: FatWire Software Dianne Auci, 516-328-9473 ext.