SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SwiftTest, the leader in infrastructure performance validation, today announced the appointment of two industry veterans to strengthen its senior management team. Len Rosenthal will serve as Vice President of Marketing and Kevin O’Donnell will serve as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The addition of these two seasoned professionals will enable SwiftTest to accelerate its initial momentum within the enterprise and cloud service provider space.
SwiftTest has become the leading provider of solutions that help storage and network equipment manufacturers get their products to market faster and more cost-efficiently. The SwiftTest workload modeling software and performance validation appliances have become the de-facto standard for networked storage performance and scalability testing. The company started selling its solutions to enterprise and service provider customers in 2012.
“Our recent customer deployments at GoDaddy and at a number of large financial and manufacturing companies are testimony to how we are extending the benefits of SwiftTest infrastructure performance validation solutions to the enterprise data center,” stated SwiftTest President and CEO Philippe Vincent. “The additions of Len and Kevin will accelerate our ability to grow the company and successfully address these new markets.”
As VP of Marketing, Len Rosenthal will oversee corporate marketing, product marketing, and demand generation for the company. With over 27 years of marketing experience at both leading public and privately held IT infrastructure companies, he has held executive marketing positions at Astute Networks, Virtual Instruments, Panasas, Inktomi, and PathScale (acquired by QLogic). Len earned an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas Business School, a BSEE from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. Econ from Penn’s Wharton Business School.
Kevin O’Donnell will head up the company’s financial, administration, and human resources departments. Kevin brings more than 25 years of executive experience in finance and corporate strategy. Prior to joining SwiftTest, he held CFO positions at PanTerra Networks, Cassatt Corporation, and ViewCentral (part of Rainmaker Systems) and was Director Finance at Network General. Kevin holds a B.A. in Finance from DePaul University, Chicago, IL, and MBA from Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
As the leader in infrastructure performance validation, SwiftTest empowers IT professionals with the insight needed to optimize the performance, availability, and cost of their infrastructure products and services. The SwiftTest solution enables comprehensive modeling of application workloads and their associated I/O profiles. By accurately emulating real-world application behavior, SwiftTest enables our customers to make intelligent decisions regarding networked storage infrastructure. SwiftTest appliances offer the unique ability to cost-effectively stress today’s most complex physical, virtual and cloud infrastructure to its limits. Visit www.SwiftTest.com for more information.