Press Release

Ed Rowe Joins AppDynamics as Senior Vice President of Engineering

AppDynamics prepares for massive growth with addition of Adobe innovator.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 28, 2012 – AppDynamics, Inc., the leader in application performance management (APM) solutions, today announced the appointment of Ed Rowe to the position of Senior Vice President of Engineering. Ed joins AppDynamics after leading product development teams at Adobe Systems, where he managed and scaled large teams for multiple key products and developed innovations that resulted in his filing more than 20 patents.

Prior to joining AppDynamics, Ed was Vice President of Product Development for Adobe’s developer products including Flex, Flash Builder, and Cold Fusion, leading more than a hundred developers, testers and product managers around the world. Ed was also the driving force behind Adobe AIR, and he co-founded and led AIR as a startup project within Adobe. Before that Ed was one of the key engineers behind Adobe Acrobat Reader, a product used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Ed is enthusiastic about joining AppDynamics and contributing to the direction of its Java monitoringand .NET monitoring product. “AppDynamics has a rare combination of product excellence and deep technological innovation,” he said. “I’m excited to be leading development at a company that’s innovating and growing as quickly as AppDynamics.”

Jyoti Bansal, Founder & CEO of AppDynamics, said “I’m thrilled to bring Ed to our executive team as we take the AppDynamics engineering organization to its next level of scale. AppDynamics is going through a phenomenal growth phase and Ed brings in years of experience and expertise building and managing large engineering teams of world-class innovators.”

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