SOASTA Names New CTO and SVP of Engineering
March 30, 2016
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SOASTA announced the promotion of Matt Solnit to Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering. Solnit will be responsible for SOASTA’s continued product innovation and industry leadership.

“We could not be more excited to announce Matt’s promotion to CTO,” said Ken Gardner, Executive Chairman and Founder of SOASTA. “Matt has been instrumental in advancing our real-time performance analytics capabilities and holds many granted and pending patents here at SOASTA. In his new role as CTO, Matt will lead our overall digital performance management capabilities and ensure that we provide the industry with the best technology to deliver continuous peak digital performance.”

Solnit joined SOASTA in 2006 and saw the company grow from an 11-person team to a global organization with hundreds of Fortune 500 customers, including 47 of the Top 100 Internet retailers. Prior to joining SOASTA, Solnit was a member of the real-time analytics team at istante. He is an accomplished software architect and engineer and possesses deep knowledge of Linux, Java, Web and DBMS, the core technology that drives all of SOASTA’s products, Gardner added.

“Starting at SOASTA as an engineer and then moving into a leadership role has given me a deep appreciation of how critical teamwork and dedication are when you are working to bring great solutions to market,” said Solnit. “SOASTA is an incredible organization, and I’ve never been prouder of what we’ve accomplished and never felt more confident about what our future holds.”

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