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MarkLogic User Conference, SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — April 26, 2011 — MarkLogic Corporation, the company revolutionizing the way organizations leverage unstructured information, today announced that Joe Dalton has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Dalton will oversee the overall marketing strategy for the company including product strategy, product management, solutions marketing, developer and education programs, as well as corporate and field marketing. Dalton has more than 25 years of sales, marketing, and entrepreneurial expertise at leading technology companies.

“We are excited to have Joe Dalton join MarkLogic as we solidify our lead as the software to solve unstructured information and big data challenges,” said Ken Bado, president and CEO, MarkLogic. “Joe brings a unique perspective to this newly created position at MarkLogic and will be key in driving our strategic marketing initiatives and future growth. Joe has valuable insight, industry expertise, and a proven track record as a marketing leader. We are delighted to have Joe on board and believe that his experience will enable us to build an even stronger connection with our customers, partners, developers, and students who we engage in using MarkLogic.”

Dalton joins MarkLogic from Perception Software, a company he founded in 2005, and successfully led to provide engineering productivity solutions to engineering and manufacturing companies worldwide. Prior to Perception, Dalton was the general manager of the data management group at Mentor Graphics where he managed teams across the US, Germany, and Japan. Previously, Joe was vice president of marketing at Innoveda where he managed corporate, product, and field marketing, as well as led the business development team. Innoveda was acquired by Mentor Graphics in 2002.

“I am excited to be joining the MarkLogic team at a time of tremendous growth for the company,” said Dalton. “If organizations have unstructured information or big data issues, they need to think MarkLogic. My job will be to ensure this happens.”

Dalton holds a BA degree in Economics, a BS degree in Engineering, and an MBA from the University of Michigan.