Keynote Systems (NASDAQ: KEYN), the global leader in mobile and web cloud testing & monitoring, appointed Mark Jung to its board of directors. Currently an operating partner at Khosla Ventures, Mark brings over 20 years of successful Internet and mobile CEO and entrepreneur experience to Keynote.
Mr. Jung currently serves as a member of the board of directors of DataXu, Inmar, Ness Computing, SeatMe, and WGT Media and is a former board member of a number of public technology companies, including 3PAR which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 2010.
Umang Gupta, chairman and chief executive officer of Keynote Systems, said: “As a successful Internet entrepreneur and executive, Mark brings a range of engineering, technology and operational leadership experience to Keynote. He has focused his career on the rapidly evolving Internet opportunity and we are very pleased to have him join the Keynote team.”
Mr. Jung added, “Keynote has built a sound foundation for the future. Recent customer wins in the Internet business, as well as the mobile enterprise and telecom businesses, are evidence of Keynote’s solid progress. I am excited to be part of the team as we take advantage of the growing opportunities in the cloud and mobile markets.”Prior to Khosla Ventures, Mr. Jung served as chief operating officer of Fox Interactive Media where he was responsible for its Internet business, including MySpace, IGN Entertainment, AmericanIdol.com and FoxSports.com. In that capacity, he oversaw all product planning, engineering, business development, sales, and merger integration efforts. Mr. Jung took the post at Fox Interactive Media after its parent company, Newscorp, purchased IGN Entertainment, a company he founded and took public at the height of the Internet boom in the 1990s. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jung worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Jung holds an MBA from Stanford Business School and a bachelor of science in engineering from Princeton University.