Citrix Executive Joins DotNetNuke Corp.’s Board of Directors
Company Further Strengthens Its Leadership Team by Adding Frank Artale to Board of Directors
SAN MATEO, Calif. – August 18, 2010 – DotNetNuke Corp
., the company behind the most widely adopted Web Content Management Platform for Microsoft .NET, today announced the addition of Frank Artale to its Board of Directors. Artale joins an already strong and accomplished board that includes Tim Guleri (Managing Director at Sierra Ventures), Vivek Mehra (General Partner at August Capital), Larry Augustin (CEO of SugarCRM), and Chris Cooper (General Partner at Pelion Ventures).
Artale formerly served on DotNetNuke Corp.’s Board of Advisors where he provided guidance and insight on future product development and technology adoption issues. As a member of the Board of Directors, Artale will provide strategic and operational oversight and will also be specifically focused on identifying and nurturing partnership and business development opportunities for DotNetNuke Corp.
An industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience in the software industry, Artale currently serves as Vice President of Business Development at Citrix Systems, a leading provider of virtualization, networking and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies, where he is responsible for all aspects of Citrix’s business development with software and hardware technology partners. Previously, Artale was the Vice President of the Windows Solutions Group for VERITAS Software where he oversaw overall product strategy of the Windows targeted solutions. Prior to that, Artale was General Manager in the Windows 2000 group at Microsoft Corp.
DotNetNuke is the fastest growing open source web CMS ever with nearly 900 subscription customers, 33,000 Snowcovered marketplace customers, and 400 percent year-over-year growth. Connect with us online: Twitter.com/dnncorp (company) or Twitter.com/dnnsc (Snowcovered marketplace); DotNetNuke blogs; and the DotNetNuke Community LinkedIn Group.
Navin Nagiah, CEO of DotNetNuke Corp.
“I am delighted to welcome Frank Artale to the DotNetNuke Corp. Board of Directors. His expansive knowledge of the software industry and the Microsoft ecosystem, coupled with his strategic thinking and business development skills will be very helpful to us as we scale our business.”
Frank Artale, Vice President of Business Development at Citrix Systems
“I have watched this project, company and community for a few years. This company has the potential to be a commercial powerhouse. The product is a technology standard in the .NET world. The DotNetNuke community can become one of the largest and most vibrant open source communities in the world. I look forward to working with the team in my new role on the Board of Directors to help realize that potential.”
About DotNetNuke Corp.
DotNetNuke Corp. is the steward of the DotNetNuke open source project, the most widely adopted Web Content Management Platform for building web sites and web applications on Microsoft .NET. Organizations use DotNetNuke to quickly develop and deploy interactive and dynamic web sites, intranets, extranets and web applications. The DotNetNuke platform is available in a free Community and subscription-based Professional and Enterprise Editions with an Elite Support option. DotNetNuke Corp. also operates Snowcovered.com where users purchase third party software apps for the platform. Founded in 2006 and funded by Sierra Ventures, August Capital and Pelion Venture Partners, DotNetNuke Corp. is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. For additional information, visit www.dotnetnuke.com.
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