MuleSource Taps Industry Veterans to Fuel Next Phase of Growth

New VPs to lead open source SOA infrastructure software global sales and services efforts
Monday, July 7, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO (July 7, 2008) - MuleSource, the leading provider of open source service oriented architecture (SOA) infrastructure software, today announced that veteran technology executives Phil Bradley and Joan Beardsley have joined the company as VP of sales and VP of services, respectively.

Bradley has more than 20 years of sales and management experience, including more than three years in open source enterprise sales. Bradley joins MuleSource from SpringSource, where he served most recently as the VP of sales. Beardsley has managed technology professional services groups for more than 20 years, most recently with Certus Software as VP of professional services.

“Phil brings proven experience in selling open source solutions into the enterprise, and Joanne’s track record of growing professional services organizations speaks for itself,” said Dave Rosenberg, CEO of MuleSource. “MuleSource’s massive user adoption and broadening product portfolio are leading us to expand and evolve our management talent, and we’re excited to have Phil and Joan join the team.”

As MuleSource's vice-president of sales, Bradley will lead the global sales team and will be responsible for devising and executing the enterprise sales strategy. Prior to SpringSource, Bradley had successful tenures in sales management roles at GroundWork Open Source, nCircle, Inktomi and Documentum. Bradley holds a BS from the University of Massachusetts and an International Management degree from the University of New South Wales.

Beardsley, as VP of services, will develop and lead the professional services organization with a keen eye towards understanding and meeting customer requirements and achieving high satisfaction and referenceability. Prior to Certus, Beardsley held senior management roles at Mobilium, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, and Scopus Technology. Beardsley holds a BS from Gettysburg College.

About MuleSource
MuleSource is the leading provider of open source service oriented architecture (SOA) infrastructure software. Founded by the creators of the Mule project, the world's most reliable and widely used open source enterprise service bus (ESB) and integration platform, MuleSource delivers enterprise class software, support and services to the thousands 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. For more information, visit www.mulesource.com.

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