LEXINGTON, Mass., Dec. 3 -- Gomez, Inc., the leader in web application experience management, announced the appointment of Craig Newfield as vice president and general counsel, a new position at Gomez. A software industry veteran with more than 20 years experience, Newfield will provide leadership and implement infrastructure to help accelerate the Company`s success - supporting customer transactions, channel expansion, M&A; activity and IP development worldwide.
Newfield most recently served for six years as vice president and general counsel at MRO Software, as the company re-engineered its products and penetrated new markets, culminating in the company`s acquisition by IBM in the Fall of 2006. Prior to MRO, Newfield was vice president and general counsel at Interleaf, Inc., a publishing solutions provider acquired by Broadvision in 2000. He began his career in law at Brown Rudnick, an international law firm, and holds a Master`s degree in Management from the MIT Sloan School and a J.D. from Boston College.
"As Gomez continues to experience strong success on a global scale, Craig Newfield`s skills and experience will be essential to achieving our strategy," said Ellertson. "We are fortunate to add his leadership and sophistication to the Gomez team."
Gomez is the leading provider of on-demand web application experience management solutions, helping the world`s top businesses ensure quality web experiences for their customers. Gomez(R) ExperienceFirst(TM) applications are used by more than 1000 companies worldwide, including eight of the top 10 most visited sites, six of the top 10 retailers, nine of the top 10 financial services firms, five of the top 10 social networking companies, and four of the top 10 industrial companies. Founded in 1997, Gomez provides the industry`s only complete solution for managing the web application experience from development through deployment and the entire application life cycle, featuring active monitoring, competitive benchmarking, and more than 25,000 data sources worldwide. For more information, please visit www.gomez.com.
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Source: Gomez, Inc.
CONTACT: Samantha McGarry of Gomez, Inc.
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