Atlanta, GA, September 19, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Virima Technologies, Inc. today announced the addition of Gregory Casagrande and Stuart Scott to its Customer Advisory Board. Founded in 2006, Virima Technologies is an IT operations and data center software and solutions company that helps organizations align their IT operations with business strategy. The Customer Advisory Board offers Virima expert insight and feedback that provides the company direction and helps Virima create superior products and services that allow our customers to benefit from that expertise and save money on their data center initiatives.
Stuart L. Scott is Chief Information Officer of Tempur-Pedic International. Scott joined Tempur-Pedic in October 2009 where he leads the IT organization globally. Prior to this position, Scott was Chief Operating Officer of TBW where he led the Mortgage Servicing, Insurance, Appraisal management and Title business units as well as the shared services functions.
Scott was previously the Chief Information Officer for Microsoft Corporation where he was responsible for the IT, Quality, and Risk Management organizations. With his work in driving Microsoft’s IT transformation and customer relationships, Scott was recognized as one of the IT industry’s Top 50 Innovators by InformationWeek in 2007. The prior 17 years, Scott held roles at General Electric Co. (GE), where he was a Corporate Vice President and served as CIO for its Consumer, Industrial and Healthcare divisions. He was recognized by CIO Magazine as one of the Top 100 CIO’s while at GE.
“As an industry-recognized IT innovator, Stuart Scott brings unparalleled expertise to the Advisory Board,” said Palaniswamy “Raj” Rajan, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Virima Technologies, Inc. “Stuart’s insight into our products and solutions will greatly benefit Virima and our customers by allowing us to leverage his expert insight to improve our offerings.”
Greg Casagrande is the former Global Chief Technology Officer for The Coca-Cola Company, where he led the delivery of technology services and solutions via a team of global associates. He developed Coca-Cola’s global technology strategies and drove business technology transformation related to applications, architecture, telecommunications, security, and operations in over 200 countries. Greg was also responsible for effecting global technology change across The Coca-Cola Bottling System (with revenues of over $80B).
Prior to Coca-Cola Greg was Global Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President for Aon Corporation. Before Aon, Greg led GE’s Global Service Delivery Team and held a variety of leadership roles including Chief Information Officer for GE Research and Development, Chief Technology Officer for GE Aircraft Engines, and served in various leadership roles at GE Capital.
“We are pleased to have been able to bring Greg on board as one of our Advisors,” said Rajan. “His experience standardizing architectures in 200 countries will enhance our products and services offerings tremendously.”
For more information about the members of the Advisory Board, click here: http://www.virima.com/advisory-board.php
An innovator in the IT Operations and Data Center Software and Solutions market, Virima Technologies provides leading-edge data center solutions that align an organization's IT operations with its business strategy. Its technology-enabled data center consolidation and optimization services leverage the world’s first autonomic and intelligent IT operations automation software suite that enables organizations to peer deep into the enterprise IT ecosystem to dramatically improve IT Business alignment, performance and governance. By providing unprecedented visibility through near real-time monitoring and analytics, Virima solutions automatically turn IT information into actionable intelligence, resulting in productivity and operational efficiency gains that can return significant savings. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Virima services organizations in North America. More information is available at, www.virima.com.