Pivotal has announced their board of directors has appointed Rob Mee as CEO.

Rob Mee recently served as Pivotal’s executive vice president of Products and Research & Development. As CEO, Rob Mee succeeds Paul Maritz, who will remain with Pivotal and serve on Pivotal’s board of directors in the newly created position of executive chairman.

“Rob Mee has been credited for shaping the software development cultures of some of Silicon Valley’s most influential and valuable companies. He’s an exceptional leader and technologist, passionate about our mission, committed to our principles and values, and knows how to build a successful business,” says Paul Maritz, Pivotal’s Executive Chairman. “As Executive Chairman, I look forward to remaining actively engaged with Pivotal, its partners and its customers, and supporting Rob in his new role as CEO.”

Pivotal’s CEO Rob Mee says, “I am honoured and excited to lead Pivotal in our mission to transform how the world builds software. Paul has been instrumental in realizing the vision of Pivotal and we will be forever grateful for his long-sighted leadership – he has left an indelible legacy and will continue to be an invaluable resource as our executive chairman.”

Pivotal, the company accelerating digital transformation for enterprises, also announced Pivotal Cloud Foundry®, Pivotal’s cloud native platform, reached a financial milestone by crossing $100 million in annual bookings run-rate.

“Pivotal has an extraordinary opportunity to deliver differentiated value to the world’s most valuable brands by providing an open and open-source cloud platform in Pivotal Cloud Foundry which is designed to support the development and deployment of modern, cloud-oriented applications and have them run on multiple clouds, private or public,” says Paul Maritz. “Crossing the $100-million dollar milestone is a great sign that Pivotal Cloud Foundry is being embraced by customers and partners and is emerging as the leading open cloud platform.”

Rob Mee says, “Entire industries, from automotive to financial services to retail, are being disrupted. Pivotal brings a transformative approach to software development to help companies thrive in a disruptive world.”