Thursday, December 13, 2007

Peermeta Names Jim Ricotta as CEO

Peermeta, a start-up based in Acton, Mass., announced the appointment of Jim Ricotta as President and CEO.

Ricotta previously was Vice President and General Manager of IBM's Appliance business unit, which developed middleware appliances for Web 2.0 / SOA applications. He joined IBM through IBM's $100M acquisition of DataPower Technology, where he was President and CEO. Prior to DataPower, Ricotta was Vice President and General Manager at Cisco Systems leading their Content Networking business unit involving Cisco's content distribution, streaming, and caching products.

Peermeta is an early stage mobile software platform developer focused on the intersection of digitized content, Web 2.0 services and mobile technologies. The Peermeta solution enables mobile access to Any Content, on Any Device, on Any Network, at Any Time. The company was founded in January 2007 and is backed by venture capital firms Sigma Partners and Kepha Partners.

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