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Former Oracle VP to Oversee Enterprise Development for GENWI / iSitesOracle Vet Rahul Patel Will Enhance GENWI's Cloud-Based Mobile Presence Creation and Management Platform for Business (May 05, 2011)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/05/11 -- GENWI (http://genwi.com), developer of the cloud-based iSites (http://isites.us/) smart phone and tablet app creation and management platform, today announced it has made Rahul Patel, former VP of Server Technology for enterprise software giant Oracle, its new Chief Technology Officer. Working in conjunction with CEO PJ Gurumohan to develop enterprise offerings from the ground up, Rahul will also join the team as a Co-Founder. Bringing a world of enterprise software knowledge to iSites, Patel's large-scale experience will lend GENWI the expertise needed to expand its convenient mobile presence creation and management platform to Fortune 5,000 companies and enterprise-level clients.
Offering one of the simplest and most affordable interfaces to easily launch and maintain an app across all of the leading mobile platforms and devices, iSites has published apps for hundreds of media properties, blogs and news outlets, as well as retail, business-to-business, consumer and technology clients. Anyone can instantly build native or HTML5 apps with all of the latest, interactive video features and seamless, easy-to-use navigation layouts from iSites' archive of app formats and templates.
Building this offering up to the large-scale level, Patel brings a world of enterprise software experience to GENWI to help expand and hone iSites' services for major corporations and media conglomerates, or any company in the Fortune 5,000 sector or any of their subdivisions.
"Rahul Patel brings a wealth of knowledge with him for GENWI to build our product offering up to the enterprise level, and his addition to the team represents an enormous gain for our company," said PJ Gurumohan, CEO & Co-Founder of GENWI. "With Rahul aboard, we expect major corporate customers to respond to our platform with the same enthusiasm our current clients have."
Patel worked as VP of Server Technology at Oracle Corporation, where he was responsible for Enterprise 2.0 and Portal platform that included several industry-leading products such as Oracle WebCenter, WebLogic Portal, WebCenter Interaction and Oracle Portal. Prior to Oracle, Patel managed XML / XQuery Technology for BEA Systems. He has held senior-level positions over the past 20 years in product development and product management at other Enterprise Software Companies including Sun Microsystems, Sybase and Versata. He holds an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Florida.
Along with Patel, GENWI has also added several new members to its board of advisors including Gordon Yamate, former General Counsel for Knight Ridder, serial entrepreneur and CEO of Groupsite.com Clarence Wooten and VP of Online and Marketing for Pentagon Federal Credit Union, Ben Scanlen.
GENWI (pronounced "gen-y," for generation wireless), is the largest provider of single-platform solutions to design, develop, monetize, and distribute applications for multiple mobile platforms -- including iPhone, Android, Chrome, and iPad. Its cloud-based app creation and management systems range from iSites self-service for entrepreneurs and smaller companies, to iSites Server, a customized and dedicated mobile presence creation and management platform. GENWI tools slash both development costs and time to market with zero-code creation and automatic update of rich interactive apps, incorporating graphics, photos, video, and audio. Real-time analytics show who's using your apps, and why. Revenue-generating facilities enable developers to sell ads and coupons to local businesses, while building user loyalty. Founded in 2010, GENWI is a privately held firm based in Los Altos, CA. For more information, please visit www.genwi.com
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