Carlos Granda Named Executive Vice President of Worldwide Services of RiverMeadow

Industry Veteran to Drive RiverMeadow's New Professional Services and Partner Enablement Program

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 20, 2013) - RiverMeadow Software™ Inc., developer of the world's only automated server migration platform for carrier and service provider clouds, today announced the appointment of Carlos Granda (@grandacarlos) to the newly-created role of Executive Vice President of Worldwide Services. In this role, Mr. Granda will be responsible for the development of RiverMeadow's new professional services team, and initiatives designed to enable and certify the company's partner ecosystem.

Mr. Granda's initial focus will be to recruit and develop a partner enablement organization chartered to deliver professional services best practices to the channel. The Worldwide Services team will develop cloud migration IP, methodologies and repeatable cloud adoption best practices and services, which will be delivered to customers by RiverMeadow partners. Mr. Granda will report to President and CEO Mark Shirman.

"We are building an industry-leading services organization to help our go-to-market partners easily develop their cloud migration service organizations," said Mark Shirman, President and CEO, RiverMeadow. "Carlos brings impressive knowledge and background building services organizations to RiverMeadow. As we enter the next phase of our growth as a cloud company, helping our partners deliver high-quality services to customers is essential. I am pleased to bring this proven industry leader to RiverMeadow to build a world-class team on which our partners and customers can rely."

"RiverMeadow's innovative cloud mobility technology is changing the way enterprises and cloud providers are embracing the cloud," said Carlos Granda, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Services, RiverMeadow. "I'm very excited to bring my experience building high-performing services organizations and creating streamlined processes for implementation and adoption to RiverMeadow and its partner ecosystem."

Mr. Granda has more than 20 years of experience building service organizations that focus on customer experience, business outcomes and IT transformation. He most recently served as Vice President of Global Services for BMC Software, where he focused on improved operational excellence and best practices, achieving both increased customer satisfaction and business profitability. Prior to joining BMC, Mr. Granda led Professional Services for the Americas at VMware with a focus on virtualization and cloud solutions. He also served as Worldwide Vice President of Professional Services at BEA/ORACLE with responsibility for overall services strategy, consulting, education and global architecture team.

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About RiverMeadow Software
RiverMeadow Software, Inc. is the developer of the industry-leading RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS, which automates the migration of physical, virtual and cloud-based servers into and between public, private and hybrid clouds. RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS sets the standard for migrating server workloads over the last mile into the cloud and intelligently brokering workloads between cloud locations once there. RiverMeadow, a privately-held company founded in 2009, has offices in San Jose, California and Westford, Massachusetts. For more information please visit

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"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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