OptDyn™ Announces Changes to Leadership; Bolstered Executive Team Realize World’s First Intelligent, Blockchain-Driven Peer-to-Peer Cloud and IoT Computing Platform

Brentwood, New York, UNITED STATES

New Castle, DE, July 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OptDyn™, makers of Subutai™, the world’s first intelligent blockchain-driven, Peer-to-Peer Cloud and IoT computing platform, announced today the following leadership changes:

  • Jon “maddog” Hall will become Co-Chief Executive Officer;
  • Founder Alex Karasulu will transition from Chief Technical Officer to Co-Chief Executive Officer;
  • Sally Khudairi will be promoted from Director of Marketing and Media to Chief Marketing Officer; and
  • Niclas Hedhman will be promoted from Director of FinTech to Chief Technology Officer.

"We're growing and scaling up to handle the volume of activity around Subutai, particularly as the Subutai Blockchain Router is in production which has sparked demand by several telecommunications providers," said Alex Karasulu, Founder and Co-CEO of OptDyn. "With these leadership changes we are better poised to handle the increase in development, sales, and production."

Mr. Karasulu is the original creator of the Apache Directory project, and has mentored numerous incubating Apache projects and their communities as a long-time Member of the Apache Software Foundation. His software powers Fortune 50 solutions and is used in products by Atlassian, Cisco, Google, IBM, and Polycom, among many others.

Mr. Hall is widely recognized for his tireless evangelism and education of the benefits of Free and Open Source Software and Hardware, most notably alongside Linux creator Linus Torvalds and as Board Chair of the Linux Professional Institute.

Ms. Khudairi is the former deputy to World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee as Head of Communications at W3C, and helped launch the Apache Software Foundation, where she was elected its first female and first non-technical Member, and currently serves as officer and Vice President.

Mr. Hedhman is former Vice President for Equity Risk Technology and Enterprise Application Infrastructure at Morgan Stanley, and has consulted for eWarna.com, Lufthansa, Sony-Ericsson, and Ventyx ABB, among others. He has been contributing to Open Source for over two decades and is heavily involved in the Apache Software Foundation.

The company also announced today that Lars Bøgild Thomsen will assume the new position of Director of Infrastructure.

For complete executive bios, visit https://optdyn.com/leaders.html

About Subutai™
Subutai, the world's first intelligent Peer-to-Peer Cloud computing platform, opens the $760+B Cloud and Internet-of-Things ecosystem through decentralized, self-adaptive, and cost efficient infrastructure that connects end users and devices more effectively along the continuum. Developed by Open Source trailblazers, Subutai disrupts and democratizes the Cloud, allowing users to easily participate in the crypto economy through energy-efficient cryptocurrency mining and frictionless commoditization of idle computing resources. Businesses using Subutai can instantly raise and operate a sharing economy for countless applications using KHAN™, its Ethereum blockchain reserve currency token. Subutai is being deployed across the $1.5T global telecommunications and $60B Web Hosting/ISP markets, among many other industries. Visit https://subutai.io/ and https://twitter.com/Subutai_KHAN for more information.

About OptDyn, Inc.
Founded in 2013, OptDyn is the company behind Subutai™, the intelligent platform that brings Open Source Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and cryptocurrency mining for everyone. Unlike many companies whose promises lack a working product backing their claims, Subutai is proven, mature (software v7.0; hardware v2.0), solves real-world problems, and is ready to use today. OptDyn is based in the United States with distributed teams in Europe, Asia, and South America. For more information, visit https://optdyn.com/ and https://twitter.com/optdyn.

© OptDyn, 2018. "OptDyn", "Subutai", and “KHAN” are trademarks of OptDyn, Inc. "Subutai PeerOS", "Subutai Bazaar", "Subutai Blockchain-in-a-Box", and “Subutai Blockchain Router" are branded products of OptDyn, Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.


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