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Dynatrace Appoints Kevin Burns as Chief Financial Officer and Marc Olesen as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Digital Experience

New executive hires bring invaluable experience to drive the next phase of rapid growth and innovation at Dynatrace

BOSTON, Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its growing success, Digital Performance Management software company Dynatrace today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointments of Kevin Burns as chief financial officer and Marc Olesen as senior vice president and general manager of Digital Experience. Burns has over 20 years of international business and financial management experience in technology organizations, including as CFO of highly innovative, fast growth companies such as iCAD, Inc. and AMICAS, Inc. Olesen is an accomplished industry leader with over 25 years of Silicon Valley experience, managing successful cloud-focused business units at Splunk, McAfee and Hewlett-Packard.

"Dynatrace continues to capitalize on strong market demand and, as market leaders, we are constantly investing in innovation to set the industry benchmark even higher and delivering on our commitment to customer successes," said John van Siclen, CEO of Dynatrace. "With Kevin and Marc on board, we're in a stronger position than ever to accelerate the next stage of Dynatrace's rapid growth. Kevin's successful track record managing companies through growth will be indispensable in charting a fast and steady course as we capitalize on new opportunities. Marc is the clear leader for the future of our digital experience business with his deep expertise in bringing cloud offerings to market and operating efficient businesses."

Burns has extensive knowledge of both the public and private equity sectors, as well as extensive experience managing high-growth business transformations. Most recently, he was president, CFO and COO at healthcare technology company iCAD, Inc. He earned his Bachelor of Science and Master's degrees from Babson College in Wellesley, Mass.

Olesen has spearheaded major strategy shifts with software and services organizations and developed technology market depth in analytics, security and application performance. He is a proven leader with an established track record of transforming organizations and driving strong revenue growth. Prior to Dynatrace, Olesen served as senior vice president and general manager of cloud solutions at Splunk. He also led the cloud and network security business at McAfee and the software-as-a-service business at HP. Olesen holds a Master's degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.

Dynatrace is the leader in Digital Performance Management and continues to outpace other industry players both for revenue and market share. IDC found that Dynatrace leads the APM industry, with the top market share of 14.6 percent. The company has also been recognized as a Leader in Gartner's Application Performance Monitoring Magic Quadrant for six years running and was named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Application Performance Management, Q3 2016 Report.

About Dynatrace

Dynatrace is the innovator behind the industry's premier digital performance platform, making real-time information about digital performance visible and actionable for everyone across business and IT. We help customers of all sizes see their applications and digital channels through the lens of their end users. More than 8,000 organizations use these insights to master complexity, gain operational agility and grow revenue by delivering amazing customer experiences.

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