Technology Veteran Stanford Au Selected to Lead Company's Engineering, Operations and IT Strategy
CAMPBELL, Calif. – March 27, 2012 - YouSendIt, Inc., the leading provider of extended enterprise collaboration services, today announced the appointment of Stanford Au to the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Au will be responsible for the company's technology strategy, engineering and quality assurance operations as well as product research and development. Au will also oversee YouSendIt's IT and data center operations, which processes hundreds of millions of documents every year.
"Stanford is the ideal person to lead the engineering charge following the launch of our Workstream by YouSendIt™ product line for enterprises earlier this month," said Ivan Koon, chief executive officer, YouSendIt. "Stanford brings a strong track record of customer- and technology-driven innovation that prepares us to meet future customer requirements and deliver solutions that make it even easier to collaborate across companies."
Au has an extensive background spanning more than 25 years at technology companies. Au was previously chief technology officer for Skinit, Inc., where he developed the company's business and technology strategy for the personalization market for consumers and enterprises. Prior to Skinit, he served as senior vice president of technology for Shutterfly and vice president of products for WebEx. Au has also held executive positions at Virage, AOL, Apple, Sun Microsystems and Hewlett-Packard. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
"Enterprises choose Workstream because it's operationally obvious for anyone to use while meeting IT's mandate for security," commented Au. "I look forward to capitalizing on this advantage by delivering new ways to make it easier for enterprises to collaborate and conduct business online."
Founded in 2004, YouSendIt was working in the cloud before the term was even coined. At first the service was a simple way to send the large attachments that email couldn’t process, but has since grown to become a robust suite of online file storage and management capabilities. Today, the company serves 40 million registered users across 193 countries and 98 percent of the Fortune 500. Aside from offering professionals an easy-to-use collaboration solution, YouSendIt’s renowned reliability, untouched data security and endless innovation make it the go-to solution for businesses, big and small.