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MuleSoft Appoints Software Industry Veteran Uri Sarid as Chief Technology Officer

Expansion of Leadership Team Supports Accelerating Global Demand for Anypoint Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/18/13 -- MuleSoft, provider of the world's most widely used integration platform to connect the New Enterprise, today announced the appointment of software industry veteran, Uri Sarid, as chief technology officer. Sarid will focus on MuleSoft's technical vision and technology strategy across its products and will report directly to CEO Greg Schott. MuleSoft founder Ross Mason will now be dedicated full time to the company's long-term product strategy and evolution as newly named vice president of product strategy; he will also continue to evangelize the flagship Anypoint™ Platform, built on the popular open source Mule project he created in 2003.

Sarid brings extensive experience as a software entrepreneur and executive to MuleSoft. Most recently, he served as the vice president of the NOOK Cloud for Barnes & Noble, where he led the team that architected, led and released the digital content and user platform for NOOK. Previously, as vice president of engineering at eMeter Corporation, he led the technical team to deliver industry-leading software and solutions for the Smart Grid. Before eMeter, Sarid was CTO and vice president of engineering at Aptana, where he delivered pioneering products for JavaScript developers, including the Studio development environment; Jaxer, the first Ajax server; and the Aptana Cloud platform. Sarid's strategic leadership expertise, coupled with his proven experience in building high-caliber engineering teams and technology architectures, will enable MuleSoft to amplify its technology strategy for connecting the New Enterprise and accelerate its explosive growth.

"These strategic moves in our company leadership will help accelerate our pace of innovation and ensure MuleSoft is synonymous worldwide with the once-in-a-generation shift represented by the New Enterprise," said Greg Schott, president and CEO of MuleSoft. "We're growing at record pace to keep up with powerful market demand for our solutions, and we are pursuing our mission to alleviate the $500 billion integration pain point."

"I've felt first hand the pains of developing and managing an ever-increasing web of applications and services and was drawn to MuleSoft for the opportunity to address this huge problem," said Uri Sarid, CTO at MuleSoft. "The MuleSoft team has made amazing strides in revolutionizing the way the world connects, shares and manages data and applications. Much of my career has been invested in APIs and the cloud, which are major catalysts for this revolution, so I'm especially excited to help drive MuleSoft's technology vision to meet the growing demands of the New Enterprise."

Founded on the idea that connecting applications should not be hard, MuleSoft lets organizations harness the power of their applications through integration, without the need for custom point-to-point code. At the core is MuleSoft's Anypoint technology, which provides instant API connectivity to hundreds of on-premise and cloud-based applications and systems. For companies anywhere along the continuum -- from on-premise to the cloud -- MuleSoft eliminates the pain of integration so companies can realize the full potential of the New Enterprise.

"Uri brings outstanding depth of experience to our team that will help MuleSoft reach the next level of innovation and seize the immense opportunity ahead," said Ross Mason, founder and vice president of product strategy at MuleSoft. "I'm excited to work with Uri to set product strategy and direction as MuleSoft extends our industry leadership. Our team is now more equipped than ever to grow the company and the worldwide footprint of our Anypoint Platform."

About MuleSoft
MuleSoft provides the most widely used integration platform for connecting SaaS and enterprise applications in the cloud and on-premise. With the rise of cloud and mobile, enterprises face a choice: become overwhelmed by the resulting explosion of endpoints or seize the opportunity to gain competitive advantage. Founded on the idea that connecting applications should not be hard, MuleSoft helps organizations harness the power of their applications through integration. MuleSoft's Anypoint™ Platform eliminates costly, time-intensive point-to-point integration and creates business agility. Delivered as a packaged integration experience, MuleSoft's products are built on proven open source technology for the fastest, most reliable integration without vendor lock-in. Supporting billions of transactions per day, MuleSoft is used in production by thousands of enterprises, including Walmart, MasterCard, Nokia, Nestlé and Honeywell, and powers integrations with leading SaaS vendors such as, NetSuite, Workday, Intuit and Box.

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