Philip Rugani AppointedNew CEO of Factonomy
June 27, 2011 11:56 AM Eastern Daylight Time
EDINBURGH, Scotland & NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Factonomy, a leading provider of
Business Continuity and Resiliency solutions, announced today that Philip Rugani has been appointed Chief
Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Rugani is an experienced technology industry executive with an extensive
background in management, sales and marketing, operations, research and development and mergers and
acquisitions. With over 30 years of relevant experience Mr. Rugani has held senior leadership positions at some of
the most recognizable enterprise software providers in the world.
Most recently Mr. Rugani was at VMWare following its acquisition of Integrien, a leader in real time performance
analytics. At Integrien Mr. Rugani was EVP Sales and World Wide Field Operations. Mr. Rugani was also CEO of
Jupiter Management Consulting Group, a firm that assists early stage companies.
Mr. Rugani was Vice President for the Americas at IBM, following IBM’s acquisition of FileNet, a content and
process management solution provider, in 2006 for $1.6B US. At FileNet, Mr. Rugani was Senior Vice President,
Americas and Worldwide Channel Operations where he expanded the company’s enterprise sales operation and
helped manage the transition to IBM. Prior to IBM/FileNet, Mr. Rugani held senior executive positions at some of
the most recognizable enterprise software providers in the world, including Oracle, Informix and Alta Vista.
Graeme Bryce, Founder and CTO, Factonomy said he was very pleased to be able to appoint such a high caliber
executive to the position of CEO: “During his career, Philip has proven highly successful in growing companies by
identifying key inflection points of differentiation, developing effective processes, building successful teams and
driving operational effectiveness,” Mr. Bryce said. “By drawing on Philip’s significant experience, Factonomy will be
able to increase its commercial presence more rapidly.”
“Factonomy’s Business Continuity Management (BCM) suite is the most advanced and most powerful solution on
the market with the flexibility to meet an organization’s exact business requirements,” Mr. Rugani said. “These BCM
solutions have been developed using Factonomy’s unique Framework technology. Just like Lotus Notes and SQL
changed the way organizations thought about application development and databases, so too will the Factonomy
Framework. I believe this technology will save organizations millions of dollars in development expenditure,” he said.
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