RiverMeadow Software™ Expands Executive Team with Rich Heaton and Richard Scannell

Industry veterans added to RiverMeadow executive team to lead operations and sales

SAN JOSE, CA – September 17th, 2012 RiverMeadow Software™ Inc., developer of the enCloud™ software service, the worlds only automated cloud migration solution developed specifically for Service Provider IaaS platforms, today announced the addition of two industry veterans to their executive management team, Rich Heaton as Senior Vice President of Operations and Richard Scannell as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development.
“The continued growth of RiverMeadow and our focus on customers is supported by the addition of Rich Heaton and Richard Scannell to our management team,” said Mark Shirman, CEO of RiverMeadow. “Heaton’s technology expertise and background in building and growing businesses, along with Scannell’s history in building successful sales, marketing and operational strategies are an asset to RiverMeadow, our team and our customers.”

About Rich Heaton

Rich is a highly technical, execution-focused entrepreneur, with experience building and architecting products and organizations from the ground up in both startup and large company environments. Prior to joining RiverMeadow, Rich was Vice President of Corporate Development and Systems Engineering at Violin Memory, responsible for strategic engagements as well as the Sales Engineering and Technical Marketing Engineering teams. Rich also held the position of Director of Engineering at Cisco Systems and again re-joined Cisco in 2006 as a result of Cisco’s acquisition of Greenfield Networks, where he was Co-Founder and Vice President of Software. Rich holds a BASc in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

About Richard Scannell

Richard is a seasoned industry veteran in the IT Infrastructure marketplace. Prior to joining RiverMeadow, he co-founded GlassHouse Technologies in 2001. In his role as Senior VP of Corporate Strategy and Marketing, Richard was responsible for GlassHouse's Sales, go-to-market strategy and marketing functions, helping to grow GlassHouse from startup to over 600 people in seven countries.  Prior to GlassHouse, Richard served as COO of UpSource, a startup company providing outsourced CRM services. Richard has also worked as a senior IT infrastructure manager at Motorola. He holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Computer Science from University College Cork, Ireland.
About RiverMeadow Software Inc.
RiverMeadow Software, Inc., with offices in Westford, MA and San Jose, CA, develops industry-leading software that automates the migration of physical, virtual and cloud based servers (live and as-is) into and between public, private and hybrid clouds. Our enCloud™ SaaS is a rapid cloud onboarding solution developed specifically for Cloud Service Provider IaaS platforms. Without agents or downtime, the enCloud software dramatically reduces the cost and complexity of cloud migration, enabling Service Providers to quickly, easily and cost-efficiently deliver the benefits of elastic cloud computing to enterprise and SMB customers.
RiverMeadow and enCloud are trademarks or registered trademarks of RiverMeadow Software. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For further information visit: http://www.rivermeadow.com, email: pr@rivermeadow.com, or call: (978) 467-4090.

"RiverMeadow's services organization helps our go-to-market partners to develop their cloud migration services offering and assists in customer migration projects. Helping our partners deliver high-quality migration services to customers is essential."

–  Richard Scannell, President and CEO, RiverMeadow

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