SOA Software Appoints former IBM Chief Strategist as VP Technology

Brings Deep Background in SOA Architecture and Enterprise Solutions

Los Angeles, CA. – September 20, 2011 –  SOA Software, a leading provider of SOA governance, cloud and API Management products, has appointed Corey Scobie to the position of Vice President Technology, the company announced today.  Scobie, who has been a leader in the IT industry with roles ranging from software development to SOA portfolio strategy, will become part of SOA Software’s senior technology development group.  At SOA Software, Scobie will be involved in SOA Governance, partner activities and the company’s growing API management product line.

“We seek talented leaders as we complement our portfolio of SOA governance technologies,” said Alistair Farquharson, CTO, SOA Software. “We are looking forward to Corey’s contributions to our efforts, especially in partner integration and SOA architecture.”

Mr. Scobie was most recently Chief Strategist for IBM’s Appliance and Application Optimization businesses. Prior to that, Mr. Scobie held the role of Technical Executive for the WebSphere DataPower Appliances business at IBM. He was one of the original members of the DataPower team that joined IBM through acquisition in 2005.  Prior to joining IBM/DataPower, Mr. Scobie held key technical and strategic positions with several software startups in both North America and Europe in the areas of business software, integration and mobile application development.

“This is a very exciting time to be joining SOA Software,” said Scobie. “The company is building on its established leadership position in SOA Governance to address new markets and opportunities, and I look forward to contributing to the company’s continuing success.”

About SOA Software SOA Software is a leading provider of unified SOA governance, cloud and API Management products that enable organizations to plan, build, and run enterprise services and open APIs.  The world’s largest companies including Bank of America, Pfizer, and Verizon use SOA Software solutions to transform their business.  For more information, please visit http://www.soa.com.

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