SignalFx Announces Appointment of Leonid Igolnik as Executive Vice President Engineering

New hire reinforces SignalFx’s continued growth, market expansion, and talent acquisition

San Mateo, California, UNITED STATES

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SignalFx, the leader in streaming operational intelligence for data-driven DevOps, today announced the appointment of Leonid Igolnik as executive vice president of engineering. Igolnik brings to SignalFx extensive software development lifecycle knowledge and experience at leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) organizations. He will be responsible for leading SignalFx’s engineering team as the company expands its patented cloud monitoring and streaming analytics solutions to customers requiring real-time operational intelligence for their dynamic cloud environments.

“We are pleased to have Leonid join SignalFx as we continue to deepen our leadership team and strengthen our technical culture of innovation. Leonid’s vast experience leading large engineering teams will help SignalFx scale our development, operations, and quality,” said Karthik Rau, co-founder and CEO of SignalFx. “Leonid joins our growing executive team which includes the recent addition of experienced leaders Marzena Fuller as chief security officer, Laura MacKinnon as chief people officer, and Mark Resnick as chief financial officer. Welcome to the team, Leonid.”

Prior to joining SignalFx, Igolnik led engineering for CA Technologies and Oracle/Taleo. He has been an active consultant, advisor, and investor in the Silicon Valley technology space. His more than two decades of experience in software engineering and cloud operations will be instrumental to ensuring the continued market advantage of SignalFx’s platform.

“SignalFx understands that in today’s modern cloud environments monitoring and alerting needs to happen in real-time. This is only possible with a unified layer across the entire software environment that can be customized by each support team,” said Igolnik. “SignalFx has a stellar engineering team which has built a market-leading solution on top of its patented streaming platform. I look forward to collaborating with SignalFx’s skilled engineers and visionary executive team to help our customers accelerate their cloud-native journey by delivering the best streaming operational intelligence in the marketplace.”

The addition of Igolnik continues the company’s strong commitment to expanding its executive team with accomplished leaders who are well versed in the enterprise SaaS software space, following a year of significant new partnerships and integrations, strong revenue growth, a rapidly expanding customer base, growing global reach, and new patents. In May, SignalFx closed an additional $45 million in Series D funding, bringing its cumulative venture funding to $103.5 million since its founding in 2013. In addition, the company also opened new operations in Europe and Australia to support those markets' demand for real-time operational intelligence as more organizations undergo digital transformation.

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About SignalFx
SignalFx is the leader in streaming operational intelligence for data-driven DevOps. The platform discovers and collects metrics across every component in the cloud, replacing traditional point tools and providing real-time visibility into today’s dynamic environments. The massively scalable SignalFx architecture is optimized for container and microservices based architectures and provides powerful visualization, proactive alerting, and collaborative triage capabilities for organizations of all sizes. SignalFx is used by Fortune 500 enterprises across financial services, apparel, industrials, telecommunications, media, and by web-scale players like Yelp, HubSpot, Acquia, and Kayak. SignalFx is venture-funded by Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, and General Catalyst.

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