MobileIron Appoints Daniel Fields SVP of Engineering and Chief Software Development Officer
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL), the leader in mobile enterprise security, today announced that Daniel Fields has been named Senior Vice President of Engineering and Chief Software Development Officer. He will report to CEO Barry Mainz.
Daniel takes over engineering from MobileIron co-founder Suresh Batchu. Suresh will continue as Chief Technology Officer, leading MobileIron's research division that anticipates and develops new technologies to support customers' mobile initiatives now and in the future.
An experienced engineering leader, Daniel has more than 25 years of experience scaling engineering organizations, leading teams based around the world, and building complex enterprise cloud and on-premises solutions. He joins MobileIron from Oracle where he was Group Vice President, Engineering, Oracle Service Cloud. Before joining Oracle, Daniel was at RightNow Technologies where he served as Vice President, Engineering for the RightNow Service Cloud. Daniel joined Oracle when the company acquired RightNow Technologies for approximately $1.5 billion. At both Oracle and RightNow, Daniel was responsible for building cloud-based applications used in some of the world's largest contact centers. He was also responsible for technical due diligence on multiple cloud-based acquisitions. Prior to RightNow Technologies, Daniel spent 17 years at Oracle in a variety of engineering roles. He earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronic Engineering from Dublin City University in Ireland.
"Danny brings an unrivaled combination of engineering skills and leadership as well as the personal experience of driving both a product and a company through rapid growth and I am very pleased to have him on my leadership team," said Barry Mainz. "Danny's experience is exactly what we need as MobileIron moves to its next phase of growth."
"I am really excited to be joining MobileIron to lead the engineering team," said Daniel Fields. "I am very impressed by this world-class team that has developed the industry-leading suite of mobile security products used by over 10,000 customers. We will focus on delivering highly secure, highly scalable, and highly available innovative solutions that enable organizations to embrace mobile and cloud solutions to drive business efficiency and growth."
MobileIron provides the secure foundation for companies around the world to transform into Mobile First organizations. For more information, please visit www.mobileiron.com.