MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 6, 2014) - CFEngine®, Inc., IT Automation pioneer and leader in infrastructure management software, today announced the appointment of Jonathan Thorpe to the post of Community Manager.
Mahesh Kumar, Vice President of Marketing at CFEngine, said: "I am delighted to announce the addition of Jonathan Thorpe to the CFEngine team. Jonathan brings deep functional and industry experience in engaging with and developing communities. His diverse and rich experience, and technical marketing prowess will aid him considerably when it comes to championing the CFEngine community cause. As CFEngine continues to rapidly scale its number of users and contributors, Jonathan will play an active role in creating and managing a vibrant CFEngine community
Jonathan Thorpe, Community Manager
Jonathan brings experience from a diverse background to CFEngine having worked in several countries in different functional capacities. Jonathan has worked as a developer specializing in automation, as an engineering manager and most recently in customer facing roles. Prior to joining CFEngine Jonathan was Product Marketing Manager at Serena Software where Jonathan was responsible for DevOps evangelism. Jonathan holds a BS in Computing Systems from Nottingham Trent University.
CFEngine®, Inc., a pioneer in IT Automation at Web-scale, enables organizations to become more agile and thrive in the Cloud Era by radically simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT infrastructure and applications. With CFEngine, some of the largest IT organizations provision resources and deploy new applications orders of magnitude faster, while ensuring continuous availability, security and compliance in large-scale, very dynamic and highly complex environments. CFEngine has users in more than 100 countries, including many of the world's largest financial organizations such as JPMC, as well as companies like LinkedIn, Chevron, DirecTV, Locaweb, and Deutsche Telekom.