SOURCE: Egnyte


May 18, 2011 09:15 ET

Egnyte Appoints Janet Matsuda Vice President of Marketing

Twenty-Year High-Tech Industry Veteran Joins Egnyte to Drive Marketing Strategy and Customer Adoption

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2011) - Egnyte, a leading provider of cloud file server solutions, today announced the appointment of Janet Matsuda as vice president of marketing. With 20 years of experience in marketing in the high-technology industry, Matsuda has a track record of success in the development of marketing programs and communications innovations. Matsuda comes to Egnyte from her most recent position as general manager of the professional graphics business at AMD.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Janet Matsuda to our management team," said Vineet Jain, CEO of Egnyte. "We selected Janet because of her exceptional leadership capabilities, and track record of business-to-business marketing success, which will prove invaluable as Egnyte delivers cloud file storage for business."

Matsuda has expertise using marketing as a lever to drive revenue increases at larger companies, from accelerating growth at Mercury Interactive leading up to the acquisition by Hewlett-Packard, to transforming the AMD Professional Graphics business from revenue-decline to high-growth. Throughout her career, Matsuda has successfully executed strategies for improving demand generation, product marketing, product management and marketing operations. She holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Iowa and a master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.

"I am very excited to join Egnyte," said Janet Matsuda. "The company is well-positioned for its next stage of growth, given its focus on delivering cloud storage for business, top flight talent and a healthy and expanding customer base. I look forward to working with the Egnyte team to increase the profile of the company and drive growth."

About Egnyte

Egnyte addresses the critical infrastructure needs of enterprises, small businesses and professionals -- file storage, sharing and collaboration -- in one secure, centrally-managed and easy-to-use solution. The company's hybrid cloud technology combines the accessibility and flexibility of cloud storage with the robust performance and speed of local storage, and automatically synchronizes changes made to local and cloud files. Egnyte Cloud File Server ensures that users have reliable and fast access to the files they need anytime, anywhere. Egnyte, based in Mountain View, California, was founded in 2006 and is privately financed. For more information, please visit or call 1-877-7EGNYTE.

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