Sauce Labs Continues To Expand Senior Management Team With Two Key Hires

Posted Apr 16th, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Sauce Labs, Inc., the leading cloud-based web and mobile application testing platform, today announced it has appointed Tom Kress as Vice President of Sales and Lubos Parobek as Vice President of Product. The moves further support Sauce Labs’ momentum, equipping the company to meet the unprecedented demand for its web and mobile app testing platform.

Kress brings more than 20 years of industry experience and insight to his role at Sauce Labs. He will be responsible for spearheading Sauce’s sales strategy and execution, along with business development. He joins from Cloud Solution Business Group, where his achievements include growing revenue by $17 million in two years, and increasing annual revenues by $19 million dollars. Prior, Kress held leadership sales positions at organizations including DotNetNuke Corporation, Hyperic, Cittio, Time Warner Telecom, Internap and MCI. Parobek, a seasoned software marketing and product management professional, joins from Dell, where he served as vice president of product management. At Sauce, Parobek will lead strategy and development of Sauce Labs’ web and mobile application testing platform. His previous experience includes leadership positions at organizations including KACE, Sybase iAnywhere, AvantGo and 3Com. Parobek holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. “As enterprises today face expectations of accelerated innovation and delivery of the highest quality software, Sauce Labs continues to see overwhelming demand for our web and mobile applications testing infrastructure,” said Charles Ramsey, CEO of Sauce Labs. “As such, our company continues to grow, and we are delighted to bring on Tom Kress as Vice President of Sales and Lubos Parobek as Vice President of Product. These new additions to the Sauce team will enable us to continue to build upon our record 2014 results, as well as our leadership in the automated testing market.” Sauce Labs provides an instantly scalable testing cloud that is optimized for continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD). When tests are automated and run in parallel on virtual machines across multiple browsers and platforms, testing time is reduced and developer time is freed up from managing infrastructure. When paired with a CI system, developers can easily test web, hybrid and native applications early on in their development cycles, continuously and affordably. Sauce Labs currently supports more than 500 browser,operating system and device platform combinations.

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About Sauce Labs Sauce Labs is the leading cloud-based web and mobile application automated testing platform. Its secure and reliable testing infrastructure enables users to run JavaScript unit and functional tests written with Selenium and Appium, eliminating the time and expense of maintaining a test grid. With Sauce Labs, organizations can achieve success with continuous integration and delivery, increase developer productivity and reduce infrastructure costs for software teams of all sizes. Sauce Labs is a privately-held company funded by Toba Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Triage Ventures and the Contrarian Group. For more information, please visit

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Bill McGee