Steve Capelli Joins MLOGICA as Chairman of the Board
Seasoned Blackberry, SAP, Sybase Executive brings expertise to expand and accelerate MLOGICA’s global growth
MLOGICA, a global provider of Cloud Migration and Hyperscale Big Data Software and Services, announced that the MLOGICA Board has unanimously elected Steve Capelli, Chief Revenue Officer of Blackberry, to the position of Chairman of the Board.
While at Blackberry, Mr. Capelli has also served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer reporting to the Chairman and CEO. In addition to his roles, he also provides counsel and leadership on M&A activities, strategic direction, and corporate culture.
“MLOGICA has built a very solid and capable team,” said Mr. Capelli. “I am looking forward to working with MLOGICA to further expand its market position and accelerate its growth potential globally.”
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“Steve brings 30+ years of experience leading and advising high tech companies in implementing operational improvements and strategic investments aimed at driving revenue growth, margin enhancement and acquisitions,” said Amit Okhandiar, President and CEO of MLOGICA. “He clearly has the knowledge, capabilities and expertise to help MLOGICA grow to the next level.”
“We look forward to benefitting from Steve’s experience and guidance in expanding MLOGICA’s market position globally,” said Thai Lee, President and CEO of SHI International, a strategic partner and MLOGICA investor. “Congratulations to Steve and Amit! SHI is excited to jointly go-to-market with MLOGICA for accelerating legacy-to-Cloud Migrations and hyper-scale Big Data solutions.” SHI is one of the largest IT firms in the world, with $11 billion in revenue.
Mr. Capelli also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Bradmark Technologies, Inc., a software company specializing in database performance management. In addition he is currently serving on the public company Board of Rimini Street, a provider of third-party software support for Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards and others. He has served as well on the boards of several privately held technology companies, including Enmetric Systems, LiveOps and ParStream, which was later acquired by Cisco.
At Sybase, he was previously President of Worldwide Field Operations with responsibility for more than $1 billion in annual revenue. Mr. Capelli led the turnaround and expansion of global teams focused on Sales, Consulting, Customer Support and Education. Before joining Sybase, he spent five years at Siemens-Pyramid, where he held a variety of positions, including CFO, vice president of inter-continental sales and director of field operations. He has also worked in finance and operations at Digital Equipment Corp., Unisys, and W.R. Grace & Company.