Network Automation Names Founder Snell As CEO

Los Angeles-based Network Automation, which develops IT and business process automation software, has hired back founder Dustin M. Snell as its CEO, the firm said, to focus on growth in the automation market for the firm. The firm explained the appointment comes as it had its best quarter on record in Q4 of 2012, showing 47 percent year-over-year revenue growth. The firm did not disclose full financials, but did say the quarter was its best on record, and that the year is its eighth consecutive year of growth since inception. Snell was previously Chief Software Architect and CTO of the firm, a position he moved to in January of 2011.