WP Engine Names Former Bazaarvoice COO Brunner To CEO Post

Austin-based WordPress hosting company WP Engine has appointed Heather Brunner, the former COO of Bazaarvoice, as its new CEO, the company said Monday. According to WP Engine, its current founder and CEO, Jason Cohen, will shift his role to Chief Technology Officer. Brunner is a technology veteran, who was COO of Bazaarvoice through its IPO, and who has 23 years of experience in the technology industry. WP Engine provides a hosted platform specifically focused on websites which are based on the WordPress blogging and publishing platform. Brunner also has served at Nuvo (Trilogy), B-Side, Coremetrics, Trilogy, Concero, Oracle, and Accenture.