AppDynamics appoints Adobe veteran David Wadhwani as CEO

AppDynamics founder Jyoti Bansal and CEO David Wadhwani
AppDynamics, an enterprise software company, has appointed Adobe veteran David Wadhwani as chief executive officer (CEO).

At Adobe, Wadhwani was responsible for the Digital Media business unit, overseeing its business and product transformation to the cloud targeting individuals and enterprises. Wadhwani has also held executive roles at Macromedia and product roles at Oracle.

Founded by Jyoti Bansal in 2008, AppDynamics has nearly 850 employees and 1,600 customers. The enterprise software company said is bookings rose more than 100 percent to more than $150 million during its last fiscal year ending January 31, 2015.

“With David as my partner focused on scaling the company, I can focus on driving the company’s vision, strategy and innovation agenda as we expand into new categories and new markets,” said Jyoti Bansal, founder and CEO of AppDynamics.

Joined in 2005, David Wadhwani led Adobe’s development of solutions for content publishers and application developers and oversaw Adobe’s creative products.

Image Caption: (L-R) AppDynamics founder, executive chairman and chief strategist Jyoti Bansal and CEO David Wadhwani

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