Apcera has named Jan Plutzer as its chief operating officer. In her new role, Plutzer will assume responsibility of company operations and report to Derek Collison, CEO. Apcera is a San Francisco-based software company backed by Kleiner Perkins, True Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and Data Collective Venture Capital.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013
Apcera Inc. today announced the hiring of Jan Plutzer as Chief Operating Officer. The appointment of Ms. Plutzer, a proven enterprise software executive, signals Apcera’s continued commitment to deliver an enterprise-grade modern IT platform with world-class operational efficiency. Leveraging over two decades of software experience, Ms. Plutzer will assume responsibility of company operations and will report to Derek Collison, CEO.
“Jan brings to Apcera exactly what we need,” said Derek. “As we ramp up customer engagement in the market, it’s crucial to have a senior-level operations executive with a strong financial foundation and go-to-market expertise. Apcera is entering a period of rapid growth. We aim to give enterprise customers the speed of a startup, with the safety of big business. Jan’s the right person to help us achieve that mission.”
Prior to Apcera, Jan spent many years at TIBCO Software in leadership roles in finance, operations and sales, contributing significantly to their growth as a global enterprise software leader. She was most recently the SVP of Global Sales Operations. Jan has also held senior roles at Informix Software and Oracle.
“I’m excited to join Apcera and be a part of creating a world-class enterprise technology company,” said Jan. “Derek has assembled a remarkably talented team with a clear vision. There is definitely a need for a next-generation platform to meet the needs of enterprise IT. It’s a great time to join Apcera.”
Apcera is a San Francisco-based company building a modern enterprise IT platform that enables customers to run at the speed of a startup, with the safety of big business. Apcera is an early-stage software company backed by Kleiner Perkins, True Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and Data Collective Venture Capital.