WALTHAM, Mass., August 30, 2023 – Dynatrace (NYSE: DT), the leader in unified observability and security, today announced the appointment of Amol Kulkarni to its Board of Directors effective on September 1, 2023.
Kulkarni brings over two decades of product and software engineering experience to the Dynatrace Board. He most recently served, until August 2023, as Chief Product and Engineering Officer of CrowdStrike, a global cybersecurity leader, and prior to that, as the company’s Senior Vice President of Engineering and Products. Before joining CrowdStrike in 2014, Kulkarni held various product and software leadership roles for 14 years at Microsoft. Kulkarni currently serves on the board of directors of JumpCloud, a privately held company focused on managing and securing employee access to organizations’ systems. Kulkarni received a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Poona, a Master of Technology degree in Energy Systems Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.
“We are thrilled to have Amol join the Dynatrace Board,” said Rick McConnell, Dynatrace CEO and a member of the Board of Directors. “His leadership in spearheading large-scale product innovation and engineering initiatives at high-growth global technology companies, along with his security, cloud, data analytics, and platform expertise, will help us further scale our business and support the world’s leading organizations in delivering flawless and secure digital experiences.”
“Joining the Dynatrace Board is an honor for me,” said Kulkarni. “Dynatrace is the leader in the observability and application security space, with a unified platform, a unique approach to AI, analytics, and automation, and a strong people-focused culture. I believe the combination of an elite team, strong product offerings with industry-leading technology, and satisfied customers position the company for ongoing success. I’m excited to contribute to the Dynatrace Board to help strengthen and extend the company’s industry leadership and build long-term value for the company’s stockholders.”
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