SAN FRANCISCO – January 10, 2007 – MuleSource, the leading provider of open source infrastructure and integration software, today announced the addition of Ron Park as the company's new VP of Engineering. Prior to joining MuleSource, Ron managed software development across three product lines as Group Director of Engineering for Oracle's CRM applications division.
At MuleSource, Park and his team will develop new management tools and components for enterprise customers using the popular Mule integration platform. Mule is a Java-based, open source ESB and integration platform that enables enterprise developers to perform a wide variety of integration tasks, from bringing new applications into production, to modernizing legacy applications and platforms, to enabling SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture). With hundreds of production deployments worldwide, Mule is the industry's most battle-tested open source integration approach.
"MuleSource is the clear market leader in open source ESB and integration, and it provides the world with an elegant way to avoid proprietary vendor lock-in," said Park. "The incredible uptake of the Mule project by enterprise production users is proving that the market is ready for lightweight, open source alternatives for their integration needs. I'm looking forward to working with Ross Mason [Mule creator] and the rest of the engineering team to continue the evolution of the Mule platform, and to keep driving new tools and capabilities for MuleSource subscribers."
Park's 18-year career in the software industry includes expertise in a comprehensive range of enterprise technologies, including Java, J2EE, SOA, EAI, enterprise applications (CRM, Financial Services, ERP, e-commerce), master data management, CDI, web services, and relational databases.
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 and Morgenthaler Ventures, MuleSource is headquartered in San Francisco.
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