Cloud Compiling has expanded its leadership team to better assist with future customer demand, appointing Christopher Rence as an executive board-of-advisors member and Terry Banbury as president. These additions align decades of experience in mainframe software sales and data security to Cloud Compiling’s growing brand.

Cloud Compiling LLC, the provider of seamless cloud computing solutions for IBM® z/OS®, today announced the appointment of Christopher Rence to the company’s executive board of advisors. The company previously announced its hire of Terry Banbury as president and Banbury’s extensive background in mainframe sales and marketing coupled with Rence’s mainframe data regulation and compliance expertise will help extend Cloud Compiling’s promising footprint wider into the Fortune 500, building on the software vendor’s current brand equity. As the mainframe community skills gap widens, Cloud Compiling aims to expand its cloud compiling technology and workflow efficiencies to help large organizations maximize each mainframe dollar.

“Terry brings a vast array of experience and knowledge to our executive team and we anticipate his vision driving our brand to new heights,” said Budd J. Rutter II, founder and CEO of Cloud Compiling. “Terry’s software background and years of selling mainframe solutions will be a valuable resource in leadership as our company sets its eyes on expanding our cloud-based mainframe technologies.”

Banbury’s addition brings decades of experience in sales and marketing over his distinguished career to Cloud Compiling. Banbury’s career began at IBM where he served as marketing representative, corporate sales trainer, then marketing manager and attained 13 consecutive annual president’s club awards. Banbury then became vice president at Applied Data Research (ADR), vice president of sales and marketing at Computer Network Technology (CNT), vice president at Mercury Interactive Corporation (MIC), divisional vice president at CA Inc, regional vice president at ASG Technologies, regional director at Accuvant (Optiv) and account executive at Hewlett Packard. Most recently, Banbury was CEO of pcCashdrawer. In addition, Banbury also co-founded and served on multiple boards of directors including Ultimap International Corporation and Geospan Corporation. Since then, Banbury has consistently demonstrated revenue and capital growth for some of the industry’s leading mainframe entities.

“I am excited for this opportunity at Cloud Compiling and eager to help expand the footprint,” said Banbury. “I’ve known and worked side by side with [Founder and CEO] Budd Rutter for decades and have seen the impact his company and products have made in the marketplace. I look forward to aligning my mainframe experience with the company’s already positive momentum. Bringing Chris Rence on board further strengthens and expedites Cloud Compiling’s success rate.”

New board member Rence has decades of experience in data security and compliance regulation. He brings to the organization expertise in the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), global data security, and cloud security. Rence has served as CIO, CDO and CISO for several technology companies including Digital River, Accenture, FICO Corporation and EQUUS Holding and has demonstrated his ability to drive business growth through his innovative leadership. Most recently, Rence was named CEO of Rimage®, an EQUUS Holdings company.

“This is an exciting opportunity and I’m honored to be working with such an innovative company serving the IBM community,” said Rence. “If you use your credit card today, that transaction will likely touch a mainframe. The mainframe is still an integral part of daily computing across the globe and Cloud Compiling products have helped ensure the quality of these types of critical consumer-facing services for nearly 20 years now.”

Cloud Compiling products for compiling on IBM z/OS offer customers a way to reduce monthly IBM compiler license fees by 50 percent. The Stillwater, Minnesota-based software vendor’s technology leverages virtualized z/OS language compilers, allowing organizations to eliminate the need for multiple compiler licenses and the hardware resources that use them by consolidating and hosting them in the cloud. Customers deploying Cloud Compiling realize cost savings and operational benefits from day one with no up-front investment.

About Cloud Compiling

Cloud Compiling, LLC extends the benefits of cloud computing to the IBM z/OS platform. With its patent-pending technologies, Cloud Compiling is the only true cloud compiling solution developed for IBM System Z, bringing cost effective compiling alternatives to the mainframe environment. Cloud Compiling’s innovative compiling technologies support COBOL, PL/1, FORTRAN and C/C++ programming languages. The company offers solutions for in-house private cloud installation and turnkey public cloud deployment, resulting in reduced expenses and increased operational efficiencies for its customers.