VF Tidbits: Drew Houston of Dropbox announced as MIT Commencement Speaker; Apperian Adds Executives

Wednesday Nov 14, 2012 by Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz

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Drew Houston, Dropbox

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston will be MIT’s 2013 Commencement speaker

Drew Houston ’05, co-founder and CEO of Dropbox, the popular Web-based file-transfer service, will deliver the address at MIT’s 147th Commencement exercises on Friday, June 7, in Killian Court.

Dropbox lets users easily transport and share photos, documents and videos. Files saved to Dropbox automatically save to a user’s computers, phones and tablets, and are backed...Read More



Enterprise mobile application management (MAM) pioneer Apperian, today announced that the company has hired two seasoned business executives, Jeff Murphy as Senior Vice President Global Sales and Mark Lorion as Chief Marketing Officer.  Both executives bring decades of software industry experience and a long track record of helping create new markets, build businesses and establish market leaders.  They join the company as demand for its Enterprise App Services Environment (EASE®) platform accelerates.  Mr. Murphy is tasked with leading Apperian’s global sales team, while Mr. Lorion’s primary responsibility will be defining and executing the company’s go-to-market strategy...Read More


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