Veteran Software Leader to Head Mashery's Product Engineering and Operations


SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 30, 2011) - Mashery, the leading provider of API (Application Programming Interface) enablement and management services, announced today it has expanded its executive team with the appointment of Heather Mckelvey, vice president of engineering and operations.

With more than 25 years of experience in designing and delivering hardware and software products, internet services and Software as a Service solutions, Mckelvey brings strong technical expertise and a passion for delivering product to the Mashery management team. Mckelvey has delivered and gained technical expertise in application servers, eCommerce platforms, music/media internet services, highly scalable, fault tolerant solutions for the enterprise market. Prior to Mashery, Heather was vice president of engineering and support at Marketlive and senior director of engineering managing delivery of internet service at Netscape/AOL. 

"This is a very busy and exciting time for both the API industry and Mashery," said Mckelvey. "I look forward to working with the Mashery team to continue creating industry leading technology that will allow us to capitalize on the API movement and continue the company's momentum in the marketplace."

Mashery helps organizations develop an API infrastructure to facilitate content and data sharing between communities and applications, enabling developers to create applications for mobile phones, social media sites or affiliate websites that can help companies drive sales, broker partnerships and build brands.