REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number oneindependent provider of dataintegration software, today announced that Anil Chakravarthyhas joined the company as executive vice president and chiefproduct officer, responsible for product development, productmanagement and product marketing of the InformaticaPlatform. Chakravarthy brings a world-class leadership trackrecord at enterprise software category leaders including SymantecCorporation and VeriSign in addition to consulting leader McKinsey& Company. "Anil is an accomplished executive with broad-based leadershipexperience across multiple functions at leading technologyorganizations," said Sohaib Abbasi, chairman and chief executiveofficer, Informatica. "Anil is well-prepared to help expedite ourinnovation roadmap and leverage our expansive Informatica portfoliofor our customers to put information potential to work." "Informatica's vision to empower the data-centric world uniquelypositions the company to tackle some of the toughest business andIT challenges that organizations face. During the past few years,Informatica has aggressively expanded the company's productportfolio to address the growing needs of customers across almostall industries throughout the world," said Chakravarthy. "I amexcited about joining Informatica to help further build outInformatica's solutions and establish the company as one of theleaders in the enterprise software industry." For nearly a decade, Chakravarthy has held leadership roles atSymantec Corporation. Most recently at Symantec, Chakravarthy wasthe executive vice president of Information Security, responsiblefor overseeing engineering, product management and operations foran extensive product portfolio including: Data Loss Prevention,E-Mail and Web Security (on-premise and cloud), Managed Services,Trust Services and Authentication. Previously at Symantec,Chakravarthy led multiple product groups including: EndpointProtection, Mobile Security and Management, Encryption, Storage andHigh-Availability and India Product Operations as well asEnterprise Global Consulting. Prior to Symantec, Chakravarthy ledproduct management for enterprise security services at VeriSign.Chakravarthy began his career at McKinsey & Company, where herose to become the co-leader of the E-Business Practice in theBusiness Technology Office.
Chakravarthy received a Bachelor of Technology in ComputerScience and Engineering from the Institute of Technology, Varanasi,India, where he was awarded the Chancellor's Gold Medal as thefirst-rank graduate in Computer Science. Additionally, Chakravarthyreceived his Master of Science and Ph.D. from the MassachusettsInstitute of Technology.About Informatica Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world's number oneindependent provider of dataintegration software. Organizations around the world rely onInformatica to realize their informationpotential and drive top business imperatives. Informatica Vibe, theindustry's first and only embeddable virtual data machine (VDM),powers the unique "Map Once. Deploy Anywhere." capabilities of theInformatica Platform. Worldwide, over 5,000 enterprises depend onInformatica to fully leverage their information assets from devicesto mobile to social to big data residing on-premise, in the Cloud and across social networks. For moreinformation, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), orvisit www.informatica.com.Connect with Informatica at http://www.facebook.com/InformaticaCorporation, http://www.linkedin.com/company/informaticaand http://twitter.com/InformaticaCorp. ### Note: Informatica, Informatica PowerCenter, InformaticaPlatform and Informatica Vibe are trademarks or registeredtrademarks of Informatica Corporation in the United States and injurisdictions throughout the world. All other company and productnames may be trade names or trademarks of their respectiveowners.
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