Cliff Crocker, Former Walmart.com, Keynote System Executive Assumes Product Management Role
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.- June 27, 2012 — SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced the hiring of Cliff Crocker as Vice President of Product Management. Cliff is a ten-year veteran of web and mobile performance, and has experience successfully managing systems architecture, capacity planning, load testing and web/mobile performance monitoring. Cliff will be actively engaged in building on the company’s latest product CloudTest Mobile, the first and only testing platform to deliver complete performance and functional test automation of mobile apps across real, distributed mobile devices. He will also be responsible for mobile and web performance monitoring, product strategy and customer advocacy for all SOASTA solutions.
“Cliff brings a host of talents and past achievements to SOASTA. He has quality experience dealing with fast-paced, high traffic website conditions and will bring an unwavering commitment to the team and our challenge,” said Tom Lounibos, CEO of SOASTA. “Cliff is a performance enthusiast and holds high expectations for himself and the team. We are excited to welcome him aboard.”
Prior to joining SOASTA, Cliff spent two years as Senior Engineering Manager at Walmart Labs, where he led the performance, reliability and site analytics initiatives for all Walmart website properties. Prior to Walmart, he spent four years at Keynote Systems providing technical quality analysis and insight for senior management at leading mobile and web companies. Cliff is an active participant in the web performance community, evangelizing the importance of performance and the impact it has on the bottom line. Cliff holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Computer Information Systems and Economics at Colorado State University.
SOASTA is the leader in cloud testing. Its web and mobile test automation solution, CloudTest, enables developers, QA professionals and IT operations teams to test with unprecedented speed, scale and precision. The innovative product set streamlines test creation, automates provisioning and execution, and distills analytics to deliver actionable intelligence faster. With SOASTA, companies can have confidence that their applications will perform as designed, even in peak traffic. SOASTA’s customers include many of today’s most successful brands including American Girl, Chegg, Gilt Groupe, Hallmark, Intuit, Microsoft and Netflix. SOASTA is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. For more information about SOASTA, please visit www.soasta.com.
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About the AuthorBrad Johnson
Brad is a cloud-testing pioneer who joined SOASTA in December 2008. His former roles as head of test and monitoring products at Compuware, Mercury Interactive and Borland prepared him well to disrupt the skeptical and established software quality market with updated approaches and technologies for continuous web and mobile testing.