Nginx is the web server developer announced that it has appoints Robertson Gus as CEO as he is expertise in managing and growing technology companies like Red Hat and Microsoft. Nginx has recently surpassed Microsoft in active web server market share and will work hard to make Nginx the first choice for companies seeking to scale their high-performance web applications. Before joining Nginx, Robertson was served as vice president of global business development for Red Hat where he managed Red Hat’s strategic alliance relationships. With his overall experience, Robertson has proven track record of developing mutually beneficial relationships with customers, major consulting and software firms, resellers, OEM partners.
“Nginx is without a doubt leading the market for modern architectures and I’m pleased to be working with such an innovative team,” Gus Robertson, CEO of Nginx, Inc said in a statement. “We’re experiencing explosive growth and that provides a great opportunity for us to commercialize in the very near term. The core team is underwritten by a passionate global community and software that has gained massive adoption with businesses large and small. I’m eager to build upon that foundation and grow our commercial offerings to better serve the market.”
NGINX recently passed Microsoft-IIS to become the second most used web server on all active sites, behind Apache. “I’m very happy to have Gus Robertson leading our company as CEO of Nginx,” Igor Sysoev, author and principal architect of Nginx said in a statement. “Gus has the right mix of passion for the technology and knowledge of open source development models. Plus, he has a proven track record with over 20 years of experience driving sales and marketing teams for successful multinational branded software companies. I’m confident with our continued product development and Gus’ leadership we will build on the great value we deliver for our customers.”