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Layer 7 Adds New Vice President of Engineering To Scale Out API Platform & Mobility Development Organization

Fred Tummonds Brings Broad Experience in Cloud and Analytics To The Company

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Layer 7 Technologies, provider of security and connectivity solutions for the new open enterprise, today announced that Fred Tummonds has joined Layer 7 as vice president of engineering to help grow the development organization internationally and drive new cloud service initiatives.

Tummonds brings more than 17 years of experience to his new role at Layer 7, where he will leverage his deep expertise in business intelligence and analytics for cloud-based services to help the company grow out its on-premise and cloud based offerings.

“Layer 7’s rapid growth in recent years has created demands for engineering to support new products, cloud services and distributed teams,” said Paul Rochester, CEO at Layer 7. “Fred provides a great combination of small and large company experience managing fast growing, distributed teams, and his depth around analytics and cloud services further enhances his value to Layer 7 and our customers.”

Formerly, Tummonds was CTO of Indicee, an award-winning business intelligence platform for the cloud. Prior to his work there, he led various engineering and technology teams at Business Objects and Crystal Reports.

About Layer 7 Technologies

Layer 7 provides API building blocks for the new open enterprise. The company’s products help close to 300 organizations worldwide open APIs to developer communities, securely connect applications to cloud services, expose internal information assets to mobile apps and bridge departments and partners through SOA style integration. Layer 7 is the only API vendor to have been named a Gartner MQ leader and Forrester Wave leader. The company was named the 71st fastest growing public or private technology company in 2011 by Deloitte.

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Source: Layer 7 Technologies