SOURCE: Mark Logic Corporation

April 20, 2009 08:00 ET

Mark Logic Appoints Simon Atkinson to Managing Director of UK

SAN CARLOS, CA--(Marketwire - April 20, 2009) - Mark Logic® Corporation, provider of the industry's leading XML server, today announced that Simon Atkinson has joined as managing director of Mark Logic (UK) Limited, the company's subsidiary in the United Kingdom. This appointment further solidifies Mark Logic's management team and presence in the UK.

Simon joins Mark Logic with 20 years of experience in the software and services markets, including senior sales and general management roles. Prior to Mark Logic, Simon was international sales director for Elite, part of Thomson Reuters and a premier provider of financial and practice management systems to the legal industry and other professional services markets. In this role, Simon led the sales effort for all Thomson Elite products outside of the US and was responsible for defining and executing sales strategy. In previous positions, Simon held senior management roles at Tescom, a quality assurance consultancy; Verity, now part of Autonomy; Merant, formerly Intersolv; and the London Stock Exchange. Simon received a bachelor's degree in systems analysis from the University of the West of England.

"Simon's impressive track record and experience in key management positions will strengthen our ability to meet the growing customer demand for MarkLogic Server," said Dave Kellogg, chief executive officer, Mark Logic Corporation. "We're very pleased to welcome a top talent like Simon to the team. His unique expertise in media and government will play an instrumental role in helping accelerate the company's expansion within the UK market."

About Mark Logic Corporation

Mark Logic Corporation is the provider of the industry's leading XML server. The company's flagship product, MarkLogic Server, allows customers to store, manage, search, and dynamically deliver content. The company has two patents on its innovative technology and is privately held. Sequoia Capital is the company's lead investor. Mark Logic has garnered several industry awards and recently been named the fourth fastest growing Silicon Valley Software and Information Technology (IT) company in Deloitte's Technology 2008 Fast 50 Program. To read the Mark Logic CEO Blog, visit To learn more about Mark Logic, or to download a free community or trial edition of MarkLogic Server, go to

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