San Francisco, CA-Sept. 11, 2007-- MuleSource (www.mulesource.com), the leading provider of open source infrastructure and integration software, today announced that Jim Emerich has joined the company in the role of vice-president and chief financial officer.
Emerich joins MuleSource from Salesforce.com, where he served most recently as senior vice president of Internal Audit. During his six-year tenure at Salesforce, Emerich also held the positions of chief accounting officer, interim CFO, and head of the Tax and Treasury departments.
"Jim's background with a high-profile, growth oriented tech company will add significant strength to our management team as we continue to grow. He will play a major role in MuleSource's success just as he did with Salesforce.com." said Dave Rosenberg, CEO of MuleSource.
As MuleSource's CFO, Emerich will be responsible for devising a financial roadmap for the company's future growth.
"MuleSource's leadership position in the integration and SOA market was clearly demonstrated to me by its rapid product adoption, the success of its customers, and the amazing capabilities of the products and services developed through the Mule Project," said Emerich. "The people at MuleSource--its management team, developers and investors--are simply stellar. I am excited to join the executive team and bring my experience to help MuleSource in its future growth."
Prior to Salesforce.com, Emerich held leadership roles in finance and accounting for various high tech and manufacturing companies. Emerich also serves on The Arc of San Francisco's Board of Directors and chairs its Audit Committee. He is a graduate of Principia College where he earned a B.A. degree in Business Administration, Chemistry, and Economics. He is also a graduate of the General Electric Financial Management Program.
MuleSource is the leading provider of open source infrastructure and integration software. Founded by the creators of the Mule project, the world's most reliable and widely-used open source ESB and integration platform, MuleSource delivers enterprise class support and services to the hundreds of organizations that have downloaded the open source project worldwide. Founded in 2006 and backed by investors Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Morgenthaler Ventures, MuleSource is headquartered in San Francisco with offices worldwide.
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