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Tidal Software Announces Executive Appointments of CFO, GM for International
Operations, VP of Sales for the Americas
PALO ALTO, Calif. – October 26, 2006 – Tidal Software, a leading provider of application scheduling and
performance management software, today announced three key executive appointments. Jon Bode was
recently appointed as chief financial officer, Javier Sanchez as general manager for international operations
and Christopher Kenessey promoted to vice president of sales for the Americas.
Mr. Bode brings over twenty years of experience in managing finance and administration for a wide variety of
high-tech companies. At Tidal, Mr. Bode is responsible for all areas of finance and related administration.
Prior to joining Tidal Software, Mr. Bode held CFO positions at Responsys, Active Software, and Internet
Profiles Corp. At Active, Mr. Bode raised $14 million in private equity funding from KPCB, Enterprise
Partners, Sierra Ventures, Lehman Brothers, Charter Growth, and Intel. He also took the company public in a
$44 million initial public offering, and eventually guided the company through its sale for $1.5 billion in 2000.
He has also held financial management positions at Cypress Semiconductor, ArcSys Inc., VLSI Technology,
Inc. and IBM Corporation. He holds a BA in Economics and Business Management from Calvin College in
Grand Rapids, Mich. and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Sanchez brings nearly twenty years of international experience in business development, sales, marketing,
services, support and product management to Tidal. At Tidal Software he is responsible for managing the
company’s international business with a focus on growth of the company’s international operations. He has
held a range of executive positions internationally during his distinguished career, most notably at BMC,
where he most recently served as vice president for the enterprise service management business. He has also
held positions at Alcatel and the National Bank of Canada. Mr. Sanchez holds degrees from the University of
Navarra, Madrid, Spain and Rosemont College, Montreal, Canada.
As vice president of sales for the Americas, Christopher Kenessey is responsible for driving Tidal' operations
across all market segments in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Mr. Kenessey has broad
experience in enterprise software sales. With over six years at Tidal Software, he has contributed significantly
to Tidal’s growth and customer satisfaction. Prior to Tidal, Mr. Kenessey held various sales roles at
Compuware Corp., Platinum Technology, and the Walt Disney Corporation. Kenessey earned his bachelor’s
degree from The University of Illinois in Champaign – Urbana.
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“With these key executive appointments we have filled vital roles at Tidal with proven leaders who can make
significant contributions to the company’s continued success,” said Flint Brenton, CEO of Tidal Software.
“Tidal’s ability to attract talent of this caliber speaks not only to our achievements, but also to our vision and
our ability to execute.”
About Tidal Software
Tidal Software is a leading provider of advanced application scheduling and performance management
software that radically simplify IT operations by automating performance and process management. Tidal
provides a unique comprehensive management solution that enables IT organizations to maximize the
automation, visibility, and control they have in the operation of their systems, ultimately making applications
such as SAP®, PeopleSoft®, and Oracle E-business Suite™, as well as composite solutions consisting of
packaged applications and custom SOA-based components more efficient, productive, reliable, and secure,
enabling them to return greater business value. Tidal has increased the efficiency of advanced datacenters for
global enterprises such as General Mills, HP, ING, Microsoft, and T-Mobile. The privately
held company is venture-funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Novus Ventures, Panorama Capital, and
VantagePoint Venture Partners. For more information, contact Tidal Software at (650) 475-4600 or visit the
company’s web site at www.tidalsoftware.com.
For more information contact:
Contact: Janet Martin
Web site: http://www.tidalsoftware.com
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