November 13, 2012
VF Tidbits: Drew Houston of Dropbox announced as MIT Commencement Speaker; Apperian Adds Executives

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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.

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
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