Mark Richards Promoted to CEO of Kalio
Cupertino, CA - May 30, 2013 - Kalio, a leading on-demand eCommerce platform provider today announced that former President, Mark Richards has been promoted to CEO. Jonathan Lee, former Executive Chairman and CEO, will continue as the Executive Chairman of the company and will still be involved in the strategic guidance of Kalio.
Jonathan Lee states that “Mark has managed Kalio's day to day operations for the past two years and has proved to be an effective leader. His promotion allows the company to streamline decision making and enhances Kalio’s agility to compete in the eCommerce market. Mark's experience in technology sales, enterprise software, professional services, IT, hosting operations, and management make him ideally suited for the role.”
An early advocate of the cloud business model, Mark was a member of the founding management team of Corio (IPO in 2000, acquired by IBM in 2005), an early pioneer in cloud-based enterprise applications.