Schachter Joins From Docker, Inc. to Help Lead Company Expansion
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2016) - Iron.io, a leading provider of enterprise-grade job processing solutions, announced today the appointment of veteran technology executive Bart Schachter as chief operating officer. In this new role, Schachter will lead the company's general and administrative expense (finance, legal, human resources), corporate and business development efforts, as well as oversee key go-to-market initiatives and partnerships.
"Bart is a proven technology executive, who will help lead Iron.io in its next phase of growth. His experience in scaling enterprise software companies, building high-performance teams, fundraising, financial management, strategic partnerships and acquisitions makes him an excellent fit for this stage of our company," said Iron.io CEO Chad Arimura. "Bart will be integral to helping us accelerate on all fronts."
Schachter joins Iron.io from Docker, Inc., where he focused on strategic partnerships and corporate development deals, including Docker's announced acquisition of Spanish container-management company Tutum.
Schachter brings significant experience to Iron.io as a serial entrepreneur, a technology leader at three leading Silicon Valley companies, and a long-time venture capital investor and acquirer.
Before Docker, Schachter's built and led world-class teams at several leading technology companies. As senior vice president of Corporate and Business Development at ServiceSource, Inc. he built key ecosystem and channel partnerships, including those with system integrators such as Accenture. As a vice president at National Semiconductor, he spearheaded strategic initiatives that led to the sale of the company to Texas Instruments for $6.5 billion cash in one of the largest premiums paid for a public technology company. During his eight-year tenure at Intel, he helped build several enterprise software businesses internationally and ran Intel's first-ever acquisition before helping Intel's founders start Intel Corporate Business Development, later renamed Intel Capital.
Schachter also founded Blueprint Ventures, a well-known, early-stage venture capital firm that raised and invested more than $250 million in enterprise software and infrastructure companies, such as LANDesk (Avocent), Sarvega (Intel), OnPath (NetScout), Good Technology (Blackberry), PSI (IBM), and Kiptronic (Limelight). Throughout his career, he led more than 100 investments and company acquisitions.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science degree from Cornell University and an Master's in Business Administration from the Anderson School at UCLA.
Iron.io's job processing platform delivers and processes hundreds of millions of messages and tasks every day. Its microservices architecture, delivered via Docker containers, enables the world's most innovative companies to transform large data sets into job processing that drives their revenue. Its asynchronous workloads operate in public and private clouds, on-premises, or hybrid environments, meeting enterprise requirements for flexibility, control and security-friendly solutions. Iron.io is leveraged by some of the world's most exciting companies such as Turner, Twitter, HotelTonight, Untappd and Google. Learn more at www.iron.io or follow on Twitter @getiron.