CollabNet Appoints Wesley G. Pullen as Senior Vice President of DevOps Business Unit
Pullen brings extensive experience in IT and business automation, DevOps, application release automation and continuous delivery
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Feb. 9, 2017 — CollabNet®, a global leader in enterprise software development and release management, has appointed Wesley G. Pullen as Senior Vice President of its DevOps Business Unit, which includes research and development, quality assurance, product management and user interface/user experience. Pullen will provide leadership and vision for CollabNet’s DevOps solutions with a special emphasis on DevOps insight and intelligence and release automation. Under his guidance the company will continue to innovate and expand its position in the global DevOps arena.
Pullen’s distinguished career includes more than 20 years of experience in software development and IT automation. Pullen is sought as an expert and educator in the industry. He has taught business leaders in 12 countries and nearly every state within the U.S. about the concepts and strategies for successful business automation, application release automation (ARA), continuous delivery (CD), DevOps, big data and cloud solutions.
Prior to CollabNet, Pullen was the General Manager and Vice President over Deployment Solutions at Electric Cloud, focusing on ARA and CD. He also served as Vice President of the Emerging Solutions Group and Global ARA Solutions Group at Automic Software (formerly UC4 Software). Previously, Pullen also held leadership positions at BMC Software, the Department of Defense and IBM.
“We are pleased to have Wesley in this role. He brings exceptional experience, enthusiasm and vision to our leadership team,” said Flint Brenton, CEO at CollabNet. “Wesley joins us at a critical time when enterprises and government agencies worldwide are relying on software to accomplish their greatest goals. The fast growth of DevOps methodologies and tools is making it possible for organizations to expedite delivery while improving quality at the same time, and Wesley’s role affirms CollabNet’s commitment to this mission.”
“CollabNet is at the forefront of next-generation DevOps capabilities and solutions as demonstrated by its latest offering, CollabNet DevOps Lifecycle Manager (DLM),” said Pullen. “I couldn’t have joined this team at a better time. The software industry continues to evolve, and organizations increasingly need solutions and analytics for managing the growing complexities of the software development lifecycle, while gaining insight on how to improve speed and quality. I look forward to working with the team and our customers as we all step forward into this major new era of DevOps.”
CollabNet helps enterprises and government organizations develop and deliver high-quality software at speed with open platforms for software development, delivery and collaboration. In November 2016, CollabNet released CollabNet DLM, a platform that helps organizations deliver high-quality applications to the market faster through increased visibility and traceability in the application tool chain. CollabNet DLM offers organizations views of the entire DevOps lifecycle with tool integration, automation, advanced metrics and key performance indicator (KPI) reporting with all creating actionable bi-directional feedback loops. CollabNet DLM represents advanced enterprise DevOps because it connects all aspects of software development with IT operations and the business. For more information on CollabNet DLM, please visit http://www.collab.net/products/devops-lifecycle-manager.
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CollabNet helps enterprises and government organizations develop and deliver high-quality software at speed. CollabNet is a winner of the 2016 Best of Interop Award, a Best in Show winner in the application lifecycle management and development tools category of the SD Times 100 for 13 consecutive years, and a gold winner of the 2016 Golden Bridge Awards. CollabNet offers innovative solutions, consulting, and Agile training services. The company proudly supports more than 10,000 customers with 6 million users in 100 countries. For more information, please visit www.collabnet.com.