Karmasphere Expands Executive Team By Adding Daniel Moskowitz As Chief Financial Officer

Industry Veteran Brings Financial and Operations Experience to Big Data Analytics Company

Cupertino, CA – April 6, 2011 – Karmasphere™, a Big Data Analytics company, today announced the appointment of technology industry veteran Daniel Moskowitz as its chief financial officer. Moskowitz brings 20 years of finance and operations experience to the company, from both Fortune 100 companies and start-ups.

Most recently, Moskowitz was vice president of Finance and Operations at Zend Technologies, a leading provider of software and services for developing, deploying and managing business-critical PHP applications. At Zend, he was instrumental in building that company’s finance, IT, operations and legal infrastructure.

“Daniel is a very strong addition to our team as he brings an optimal blend of experience from both blue chip and dynamic start-up environments,” said Gail Ennis, CEO, Karmasphere. “He will be invaluable in building and scaling our IT, operations and financial systems that will be the foundation for our next phase of growth.”

Previously, Moskowitz served in senior finance roles at Intel, Intuit, and BMC Software, where he managed a variety of corporate and operational finance functions.  His responsibilities included integration and growth of key acquisitions, providing analyses that drove strategic decisions and managing worldwide budgets of up to $1billion.

“I am impressed with Karmasphere’s strong management team, vision and well-respected financial backers,” said Daniel Moskowitz, Karmasphere CFO. “I believe in the huge and largely untapped potential of Big Data Analytics. I am very excited to join Karmasphere at this formative time as we become a key player in the space.”

Moskowitz has a BA in Business and Economics from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from the University of Southern California.

Key Facts

  • Karmasphere has appointed industry veteran Daniel Moskowitz as chief financial officer
  • Moskowitz has both applicable start-up (Zend) and large company experience (Intel, Intuit, BMC)
  • Karmasphere is attracting experts in a variety of fields to help grow the company and take it to the next level

Key Links

Karmasphere http://karmasphere.com
Full bio for Daniel Moskowitz

http://www.karmasphere.com/Miscellaneous/management.html

About Karmasphere

Karmasphere is a big data intelligence software company bringing Apache Hadoop power to developers and analysts. Karmasphere enables companies to unlock the competitive advantages within their large datasets by providing an easy-to-use class of client-side software. Karmasphere’s products, built around the Karmasphere Application Framework™, feature independence across any Hadoop environment, easy one-click deployment across any cloud/cluster, and a rich and friendly user-interface to maximize productivity, discovery and insight. For more information visit http://www.karmasphere.com.

Note: Karmasphere, Karmasphere Application Framework and Karmasphere Studio are trademarks of Karmasphere. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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