AppSense announced that Harry Labana (biography will be the new CTO of the application virtualization vendor.
Labana is leaving Citrix, where he was leading the company core desktop virtualizaton initiative as CTO, to start a new adventure from May 9th: he is following David Roussain, VP of Marketing who moved to AppSense last year.
Labana also commented the change on his corporate blog, also mentioning how AppSense is a strongly growing company and how Goldman Sachs recently demonstrated their confidence in it by investing $70M for a minority stake.
“I am very excited to join AppSense at a critical period in its development, as the market opportunity and potential for user virtualization is growing exponentially,” said Labana. “It has been an honor to work with the team at Citrix, and I view my new role at AppSense as an opportunity to further strengthen and extend the partnership between the two companies. Through my work with AppSense, I have developed a deep respect for its mission and people and will continue to work closely with Citrix to transform the desktop and drive innovation. I look forward to being a key participant in helping AppSense take advantage of the bright future that lies ahead.”