Former Informatica CTO Brings Extensive Experience in Data Integration, Application Development and Cloud Computing
San Mateo, Calif. — April 19, 2016 — SnapLogic, the industry’s first unified data and application integration platform as a service (iPaaS), today announced the appointment of James Markarian as chief technology officer (CTO). With more than 25 years’ tenure across data integration, application integration and cloud computing, Markarian will lead SnapLogic’s technology team on its ongoing mission to help global enterprises modernize their data and application integration initiatives.
“James brings a wealth of experience and industry knowledge that will be instrumental in continuing to advance our leadership as a unified data and application integration platform that accelerates modern enterprise deployments,” said Gaurav Dhillon, Chairman and CEO at SnapLogic. “I thoroughly enjoyed working with James at Informatica and look forward to working with him again at SnapLogic. His deep perspective will take us to a new level and further transform the way enterprises manage their cloud and big data integrations.”
“Having spent much of my career working with legacy ETL, data warehousing and analytics technologies, it is both refreshing and exciting to see what SnapLogic has accomplished with a built-from-scratch iPaaS solution” said Markarian. “I look forward to working with Gaurav and the entire SnapLogic team to continue to unfurl the increasing benefits that modern iPaaS delivers for organizations looking to accelerate the return on their business technology investments.”
Markarian joins SnapLogic after being an entrepreneur-in-residence at Khosla Ventures and an advisor at a number of data management technology companies. Previously, he spent nearly 15 years as executive vice president and CTO at Informatica. Before Informatica, Markarian worked as an architect at Oracle for 10 years. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science and Economics and an M.A. in Economics from Boston University.
SnapLogic Momentum in the Enterprise
SnapLogic continues to gain traction with its modern integration solution. Recent company and platform updates include:
- Builds Momentum with Microsoft Relationship, Offers Elastic Integration Platform in Azure Marketplace
- Appoints Industry Veteran Christopher Hackett to Lead International Sales
- Gartner Names SnapLogic as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service, Worldwide
- Introduces Industry’s First Self-Service Spark-Powered Data Pipelines
- Celebrates Banner Year Closing 2015 with Record Growth and 300 New Customers
SnapLogic is the industry’s first unified data and application integration platform as a service (iPaaS). The SnapLogic Elastic Integration Platform enables enterprises to connect to any source, at any speed, anywhere — whether on premises, in the cloud or in hybrid environments. The easy-to-use platform empowers self-service integrators, eliminates information silos, and provides a smooth onramp to big data. Founded by data industry veteran Gaurav Dhillon and backed by investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Partners, Microsoft Corp., and Silver Lake Waterman, SnapLogic is helping companies across the Global 2000 to connect faster. Learn more at www.snaplogic.com.
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