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Tom Lounibos

About the Author

Tom Lounibos


As CEO of SOASTA, Tom brings more than 30 years of experience building early stage software companies, leading two companies to successful IPOs. Tom is a regular speaker at both cloud and testing events, and has become a leading advocate in using the cloud to empower individuals and accelerate changes in how applications are built, tested and deployed. Most recently, Tom served as President and CEO of Kenamea. Prior to Kenamea, he was CEO of Dorado Corp., a financial services software provider. Previous to Dorado, he was EVP of Sagent Technology through its 1999 IPO, entrepreneur-in-residence at Crosspoint Venture Partners, and held executive positions at Digitalk Corp., Knowledgeware (KWI) and Encore Financial Services. Tom also serves on several boards in the Silicon Valley.

Last week we hosted SOASTA2015, a unique technology conference that brings together our employees, customers, partners, and industry luminaries every year to discuss the state of the market and share our plans for the coming year. The theme for this year’s event and our new mantra for the company is: Performance is Everything. It’s a […]

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It’s been a great 2013.  Out of the global $1.2 trillion dollars’ worth of business conducted online in 2013 across the globe, SOASTA is trusted with protecting 10% of that figure –or $150 billion.  Based on the hundreds of brands SOASTA worked with this year and listened to the challenges they face, there are 5 […]

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As has been the case over the last few years, reports have been released documenting the commercial success, and failures, during this holiday shopping season.  By all accounts, online shopping continues to grab market share, and shopping from mobile devices, particularly tablets, has grown dramatically.  And, as usual, there have been reports of site issues […]

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The mass rush on state healthcare exchanges has led to multiple website outages since the marketplaces began taking enrollments last week. More than 7 million people are expected to sign up for insurance and this has put a strain on even healthcare.gov, the ObamaCare website that experienced significant downtime, according to NBC News. It is clear […]

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Today we (SOASTA) announced that we have raised an additional $30M in capital for the acceleration of the global expansion that we began last year. The past few years in the Silicon Valley have become the era of “mega-financing” ($50M to $150M rounds) in venture capital. So, at $30M, this financing may appear to some […]

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The Epicenter of Scale


I’ve just returned from a milk run through Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. China, and Beijing, are redefining all western views of scale. The business diversity is immense. It’s hard not to be impressed by the curiosity and enthusiasm of the citizens of the world in this very modern city, in this very modern country. […]

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