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 Sauce Labs, Inc.

October 20, 2015 07:30 ET

Sauce Labs Names Joe Alfaro as Vice President of Engineering, John Coyle as Vice President, Business Development

Company Completes Expansion of Leadership Team With Two Strategic Hires

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2015) - Sauce Labs, Inc., the leading cloud-based web and mobile application testing platform, today announced the addition of Joe Alfaro as vice president of engineering and John Coyle as vice president of business development. These key hires round out the Sauce Labs executive leadership team and further strengthen the company's ability to meet rapid enterprise customer adoption and accelerated revenue growth.

Alfaro is a seasoned engineering professional with proven track record of technical, organizational, and business leadership. He joins Sauce Labs from GoDaddy where he served as vice president of engineering, and has held executive level positions at companies including Lynda.com, Symantec, Borland and Citrix. He has also cofounded and led startups that were funded and successfully acquired, and is a strong advocate of Agile work cultures that optimize productivity and business value. At Sauce, he will be responsible for leading the company's engineering strategy and execution.

Coyle brings more than 20 years of industry experience and insight, and will be responsible for spearheading Sauce's business development strategy and global partner alliances. He joins Sauce from MobileIron, where he served as director, corporate and business development, and joined the company after its acquisition of Averail, where he served as director of business development. Prior, Coyle held leadership sales positions at organizations including Symantec, Cisco, Netpulse, Inc., and Opera Software. Previously he held various equity research leadership roles at JMP Securities and Merrill Lynch.

"Sauce Labs is rapidly becoming the de facto standard for automated testing as part of a continuous delivery pipeline," said Charles Ramsey, CEO of Sauce Labs. "The experience and vision that both Joe and John bring will be invaluable in helping our customers succeed in meeting the increasing demand for rapid release cycles."

Sauce Labs provides an instantly scalable testing cloud that is optimized for continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD). When tests are automated and run in parallel on virtual machines across multiple browsers and platforms, testing time is reduced and developer time is freed from managing infrastructure. When paired with a CI system, developers can easily test web, hybrid and native applications early on in their development cycles, continuously and affordably. Sauce Labs currently supports more than 500 browser, operating system and device platform combinations.

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Sauce Labs is the leading cloud-based web and mobile application automated testing platform. Its secure and reliable testing infrastructure enables users to run JavaScript unit and functional tests written with Selenium and Appium, eliminating the time and expense of maintaining a test grid. With Sauce Labs, organizations can achieve success with continuous integration and delivery, increase developer productivity, and reduce infrastructure costs for software teams of all sizes.

Sauce Labs is a privately held company funded by Toba Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Triage Ventures and the Contrarian Group. For more information, please visit http://saucelabs.com.

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