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K2

February 03, 2016 09:00 ET

K2 Software Names Dean Darwin as Chief Revenue Officer

Industry Leader Brings Decades of Sales and Marketing Experience to K2

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwired - Feb 3, 2016) - K2 Software, a worldwide industry leader in business process application platforms and solutions, announced today the hire of Dean Darwin as Chief Revenue Officer, leading all of K2's Sales, Channels, Marketing and Customer Success initiatives. 

Since its 2015 round of $100M+ funding, K2 has focused on strengthening its market share through product integrations, strategic partnerships and increased product innovation both in North American and international markets.

"Dean brings tremendous experience and proven success in all facets of the business and has the deep connections to grow our direct and channel sales and marketing organizations," said Adriaan van Wyk, CEO and co-founder of K2. "I'm excited to have someone of Dean's caliber joining the K2 team and confident that his proven track record and focus on results will make him an important leader in driving company growth and customer and partner success."

Darwin brings more than 25 years of experience in driving tangible growth for enterprise technology providers, and a wealth of knowledge to mirror that success at K2. Before joining K2 he spent more than a decade leading channel sales and marketing efforts as a senior executive at F5 Networks, where he helped grow the business from hundreds of millions in revenue to billions. He has also held leadership positions at NetApp and Cisco Systems. Darwin is well respected in the industry, and has been named as one of the Top Channel Executives by VARBusiness, and recognized many times as a Channel Chief by CRN.

"I'm really pleased and excited to join K2 Software. I think the company is perfectly positioned in the rapidly growing application development space and through its solutions, brings tremendous productivity, enablement, as well as time to market advantages for its customers," said Dean Darwin, new Chief Revenue Officer of K2. 

About K2
K2 is a leading provider of business application platforms and solutions that empower people to build and run business apps, from the very simple to the highly complex, limited only by their imagination. The low code platform allows users to create customized business applications -- using workflows and forms -- that stretch across roles, departments, and data sources. Understanding the importance of getting the right information to the right people at the right time, K2 allows business users to make smarter, data-driven decisions, fast. In this fast-paced environment, workforces can stay focused on building and growing the business, instead of managing processes.

With its products used across the Fortune 500 and mid-market, K2 currently has more than 1.5 million users in more than 80 countries. For more information, please visit www.k2.com.

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