Hazelcast Appoints Kelly Herrell as CEO

Hazelcast has  announced that Kelly Herrell has joined as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Herrell succeeds Greg Luck who remains as Hazelcast’s Chief Technology Officer and member of the board.

Herrell has helped build four successful Silicon Valley companies over the past 20 years. He has substantial technology experience and a track record of category leadership through fostering of community, customer engagement and partner ecosystems. Most recently Herrell served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Brocade Communications, the result of its acquisition of Vyatta where he was Chief Executive Officer.

“Hazelcast is deeply relevant to the new IT architectures driving digital transformation for the world’s largest companies,” said Herrell.  “Our products deliver uniquely exceptional performance and scale for the remarkable new applications that our customers are building. With the collaboration of our massive community, we will continue to win and grow with world-class customers.”

“I am delighted to welcome Kelly Herrell to Hazelcast,” said Greg Luck. “Kelly brings a wealth of experience and a track record as a leader who can scale our business into the future.”