SOURCE: ScaleOut Software

ScaleOut Software

March 31, 2015 09:00 ET

ScaleOut Software Appoints Chris Villinger as Vice President, Business Development and Marketing

In-Memory Computing Leader Poised to Grow With Rising Demand for Operational Intelligence and the Internet of Things

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2015) - ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced that Chris Villinger has joined the company as vice president, business development and marketing. Villinger joins ScaleOut from Royal Philips in the Netherlands and brings more than 20 years of marketing and technology leadership experience to the role.

"I'm pleased to welcome Chris to the ScaleOut family. Chris has extensive experience working with companies of all sizes to drive business and marketing goals. He will be invaluable as we move to deliver operational intelligence to the big data market," said Dr. William L. Bain, CEO and founder, ScaleOut Software. "The addition of Chris reflects our commitment to providing the benefits of production-ready, in-memory computing to the enterprise."

During his tenure at Royal Philips in Amsterdam and Eindhoven, Villinger held roles as global director of online, countries and planning for the overall conglomerate, global director of marketing content management for the lighting business unit and global director of market-to-order commercial excellence in markets. Prior to Philips, Villinger worked for Teleplan International, a Dutch electronics warranty repair and logistics company, on business development and corporate strategy. Villinger also held roles at Microsoft Corporation where he focused on developer marketing and was an integral member of the Windows 2000 launch team.

"I am excited to join ScaleOut Software, an organization transforming the industry by enabling enterprises to bring operational intelligence to their production systems," said Chris Villinger, vice president, business development and marketing, ScaleOut Software. "No other solution can combine historical data with live, rapidly changing data to provide the kinds of immediate opportunities ScaleOut does. I look forward to ensuring continued growth and awareness of this impressive company."

Following a record year in 2014, ScaleOut is also expanding its sales initiatives, starting with the promotion of Dan McMillan to vice president of sales. "As we continue to grow our client base, ScaleOut will be expanding its sales team in order to meet the market demand for operational intelligence. We are extremely pleased for Dan to take on this position and assist ScaleOut in meeting its sales initiatives," said David Brinker, chief operating officer, ScaleOut Software. "We look forward to his continued leadership as our sales team expands."

About ScaleOut Software, Inc.
ScaleOut Software develops software products that provide scalable, highly available memory-based storage and analysis for fast-changing data in production systems. It has offices in Bellevue, Washington and Beaverton, Oregon. The company was founded by Dr. William L. Bain, whose previous company, Valence Research, developed and distributed Web load-balancing software that was acquired by Microsoft Corporation and is now called Network Load Balancing within the Windows Server operating system.

For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter: @scaleout_inc

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Nolan Necoechea
    LEWIS PR for ScaleOut Software
    Email Contact
    (415) 432-2445