Chief Technology Officer and President of Products and Services
Rod Butters brings over 20 years of executive experience in products, strategy, sales and marketing to his position as Kenandy’s Chief Technology Officer and President of Products. Prior to joining Kenandy, Butters was the Vice President of Products and Marketing for RNA Networks, a technology leader in memory and flash virtualization.
Early on, Butters was at Oracle Corporation as the Vice President of Products in the Application Server division. He helped define the applications server market, driving the creation of the market category and establishing Oracle as a leader in middleware. Butters also held senior engineering and sales positions at Mentor Graphics and Object Design.
Before joining RNA Networks, Butters was a Vice President at Salesgenie.com, the market leader in sales effectiveness and sales lead development. Previously, he served as SVP of Marketing at Tidal Software, where he helped position the company as a leader in IT automation. Butters also worked at Aspect Communications, where he served as Executive Vice President of Engineering.
Butters has a B.A. and an M.S. in chemistry from the University of Oregon.