Zeus Technology, the only pure software-based application traffic management company, is pleased to announce the appointments of Kosten Metreweli as Chief Marketing Officer, and Pal Kondel as VP Global Sales. These strategic hires will further strengthen Zeus’ senior management team and ensure that Zeus’ industry expertise remains second to none within the application delivery controller (Soft ADC) space.
Kosten Metreweli joins as Chief Marketing Officer. Kosten has more than 15 years experience of high-growth technology companies. He joins Zeus from Tideway Systems, recently acquired by BMC software, where he was VP of Global Marketing. Tideway was one of the fastest growing software companies in the UK, and chosen in 2009 as a World Economic Forum technology pioneer. Prior to this, he was VP of Business Development at Orchestream which IPOed on the London Stock Exchange and Nasdaq. He will have responsibility for Zeus’ marketing strategy, including brand, marketing communications, demand generation, product marketing, and strategic alliances.
Pal Kondel joins as VP Global Sales, and brings more than 23 years’ experience to the role. Most recently he was responsible for heading up Enterprise Sales on a global basis as Sales Director for Interwoven NEMEA. Prior to Interwoven, Pal worked at Computer Associates for nine years in the UK operation, managing a wide range of business divisions and service offerings, and has also worked at the ICL Group. At Zeus, Pal will be responsible for developing and implementing the global sales strategy, including managing the international sales team, developing revenue streams and taking Zeus’ products and solutions into new markets.
Paul Brennan, CEO at Zeus Technology said of the hires: “The calibre of our senior team has always been a huge strength for Zeus, and we are delighted to be bringing two of the industry’s most experienced professionals on board. 2009 was a great year for us and we look forward to working with Kosten and Pal to build on that success in 2010 and beyond.”
Cambridge-based Zeus has been recognised for its innovative software that manages online traffic, so that websites are fast, secure and do not crash, even when there is a significant spike in use. Customers include Comic Relief’s website, which has deployed Zeus Traffic Manager, helping them to process 116 donations a second during the Red Nose Day 2009 fundraising event.
About Zeus Technology
Zeus software (zeus.com) enables our customers to create, manage and deliver exceptional online services in Physical, Virtual and Cloud environments. Implementing a Zeus solution allows organizations to visualize and manipulate the flow of traffic to their web-enabled applications, thus ensuring a consistently robust web infrastructure. Coupled with the ability to deploy new online services very quickly, Zeus helps provide the competitive advantage businesses need, by making their online services faster, more reliable, more secure and easier to manage. Zeus software can be deployed on industry standard hardware, virtual machines and any Cloud platform, making it the right strategic choice for today and tomorrow. Zeus holds strategic partnerships with world-class companies such as Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, Joyent, Oracle, Sun, Qualcomm and VMware. Zeus powers over one million website infrastructures across the world including, the BBC, BT, Comic Relief, Domino’s Pizza, Gilt Groupe, ITV, Play.com, See Tickets, STA Travel and Virgin Media. Zeus is in a unique position to assist any business looking to enhance their mission-critical Internet service infrastructure.
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