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Greg O'Connor appointed President and CEO of Trigence Corp
Trigence Corp., the leader in application virtualization solutions for the data center, today announced the appointment of Greg O'Connor as President and Chief Executive Officer.

O'Connor, a software industry veteran, brings over 20 years of industry knowledge and technology vision to Trigence.

"We are very pleased to have attracted someone of Greg O'Connor's caliber to Trigence. Greg is a seasoned software executive whose combined sales and technical background, leadership skills and customer focus will enable Trigence to capitalize on the company's growing market opportunity," said Ron Warburton, Chairman of the Board of Trigence. "Greg not only brings highly relevant sector experience to Trigence, but also a passion for the technology and its value to Trigence customers."

O'Connor joins Trigence from Progress Software, where he was President and Founder of Sonic Software. Greg grew the company from concept to 350 people. Under Gregs leadership, revenue grew to over $40 million. As President, Greg was the executive in charge of all business functions, including marketing, sales, product development, client support and services.

O'Connor joined Progress Software Corporation in 1992. O'Connor oversaw the development, strategy and marketing of Progress® WebSpeed®, an HTML-based development tool and transaction server first introduced in 1996. Additionally, O'Connor was responsible for the introduction of Progress® Apptivity, a Java application server and integrated development environment for developing and deploying Web-based business applications.

O'Connor led the development of SonicMQ and the founding of Sonic Software as an independent operating company dedicated to helping organizations dynamically share information across global business environments and accelerate deployment of flexible, cost-effective integration across the extended enterprise.

"Trigence has breakthrough technology and a skilled technical team. On this strong foundation, I am extremely confident that we can drive the company to the next stage of growth," said O'Connor. "I will focus on building strong teams throughout the company, creating market-driven products and solutions, and dramatically increasing shareholder value. Trigence has a proven track record of building compelling and innovative products that solve critical data center problems, and I am very excited about our future."

Published Tuesday, July 01, 2008 6:58 PM by David Marshall
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