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BJ Arun Named Chief Executive Officer of July Systems

SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- July Systems, a global technology leader providing mobile platforms and solutions has selected BJ Arun as the Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Arun will help July Systems build upon its early successes in the rapidly growing mobile applications market.  In addition, Arun will look to extend his track record of scaling businesses profitably to market leadership positions.

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"The July Systems cloud-based mobile experience platform is used by some of the best known brands in the world to reach over 140 million users in 150 countries globally.  We now need to take the company to the next level of growth" said Rajesh Reddy founder of July Systems.  "BJ Arun is a successful silicon valley entrepreneur who brings over 25 years of leadership experience in founding and scaling technology companies. We chose Arun because he shares our commitment and passion to improve mobile experiences for our customers."

"The mobile market continues to explode and July Systems is in the midst of this market growth" said Carter Griffin, General Partner at Updata Partners, a technology-focused growth equity firm and a key investor in July Systems. "With BJ joining the July Management team, we now have additional expertise to expand our market share while continuing to innovate."

"It is a great privilege to succeed Rajesh Reddy as Chief Executive Officer.  July Systems is one of the pioneering companies in the mobile market" said BJ Arun. "Rajesh and the July team have been at the forefront of innovation in the mobile industry for many years. Working together we will continue to build on that success by providing our customers end-to-end mobile solutions built on top of our industry leading July MX Platform.  This will help our customers and partners better realize their mobile strategies."

Prior to joining July Systems, Arun founded California Digital in San Jose, CA in 1994.  The company has continued to run profitably since its inception. Arun orchestrated the acquisition of the assets of VA Linux Systems in 2001 which catapulted California Digital into a market leadership position in the Linux-based High Performance Computing market. Arun was also co-founder and CEO of Librato, a San Francisco based provider of metrics and monitoring solutions that impact business at all levels of the stack.

About July Systems

July Systems is redefining how businesses go to market with mobile.  July's award-winning cloud-based mobile application platform is used by some of the world's best-known brands including CNN, Toys "R" Us, NFL, NBC, LVMH, ESPN, CBS, Gannett and Viacom.

July MX, the company's award winning platform, is a first-to-market self-authoring mobile experience platform for creating and publishing mobile sites and applications quickly, without reliance on coding skills or technical expertise.
Started in July 2001, the company is headquartered in Burlingame, CA.

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