MuleSoft Appoints Software Industry Veteran Mark Dao as Chief Product Officer

Expands Leadership Team to Drive Continued Product Excellence and Customer Success
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – January 27, 2016 – MuleSoft, the company that makes it easy to connect applications, data and devices, today announced that Mark Dao has joined the company as chief product officer. In this new role, he will lead the next wave of innovation for MuleSoft’s industry-leading platform and drive expansion of the company's vision for API-led connectivity. Dao will report to president and CEO Greg Schott.

“MuleSoft's commitment to product innovation and customer success is at the core of our business. Our platform is fundamentally transforming the way enterprises connect with their employees, partners, customers and devices,” said Greg Schott, president and CEO, MuleSoft. “Mark's experience in building cloud services at scale and his exceptional track record of product leadership will help take our technology to the next level. He shares our values and passion for the customer experience, and I'm thrilled to have him join our team.”

Mark brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the software industry, driving innovation in cloud, on-premises, mobile and network solutions. Prior to joining MuleSoft, Dao was the senior vice president of product development at Ariba, leading his team to deliver the innovations that drove Ariba’s tremendous growth in the cloud and in the Ariba Business Network. His earlier experience includes multiple software startups, one of which was Asera, an early software as a service vendor focused on composite applications and enabling the digitization of the enterprise. He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University.

“MuleSoft is in a unique position to solve one of the most prevalent problems in IT. Today, a company's success is measured by how well it connects its software to customers and employees,” said Dao. “MuleSoft is at the center of this revolution by helping companies create a seamless fabric that connects data, devices and APIs all on one platform. I’m excited to join the team as MuleSoft leads a new era of API-led connectivity, and I look forward to continuing innovation on the company’s platform to meet the increasing demands across industries.”

About MuleSoft
MuleSoft makes it easy to connect the world's applications, data and devices. MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform™ enables companies to unlock the full potential of their applications and data through API-led connectivity, both on-premises and in the cloud. Organizations in over 60 countries, from emerging companies to Global 500 corporations, use MuleSoft to innovate faster and transform their businesses. https://www.mulesoft.com/

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