Mashery, a provider of web services and API management systems, has appointed Laura Merling as vice president of sales and marketing.
Ms Merling brings 20 years of software industry experience to Mashery. As an executive director at SDForum, Ms Merling has established relationships with organisations such as eBay that built global businesses by opening up their APIs to third-party partners and developers.
Oren Michels, CEO of Mashery, said: Laura Merling brings an incredible amount of experience to Mashery. She has built development communities; she has worked with companies that base their business on web services and open APIs; and she understands the value of identifying and scaling relationships with the right partners.