Chris Lema has joined web hosts Liquid Web, LLC
(Liquid Web). Liquid Web, which has headquarters in Lansing, Michigan, United States, offers a wide range of hosting products and services. These include Linux or Windows web hosting, cloud storage, managed dedicated server hosting, and VPS Cloud Servers. The company caters to around 30,000 customers in some 150 countries. Mr. Lema joins the company as Vice President of Products and Innovations.
Mr. Lema is a 20-year industry veteran who specializes in software and product development. He is a recognized authority on WordPress – an Open Source (OS) Content Management System (CMS) which underpins around 20% of the websites currently on the Internet. He runs a blog, has published a number of ebooks, and is a public speaker. His role at Liquid Web will see Mr. Lema “develop innovative products to complement Liquid Web's traditional managed hosting suite of product offerings”. He will also oversee the integration of Rackspace Cloud Sites into the company’s portfolio – Liquid Web acquired Rackspace’s Cloud Sites business unit in August of this year.
"We are very excited about Chris joining the team. His experience working with our target customers, web-dependent SMBs and the creators who serve them, will accelerate our quest to build more innovative products for this underserved community," explained Joe Oesterling, the CTO of Liquid Web. "His audience expertise combined with his knowledge of CMS and ecommerce technology platforms means simple, scalable solutions that make life easier for designers, developers, agencies and SMBs."Do you know of any others taking on new roles? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.