December 22, 2014 2:54 AM ET

Software

Company Overview of Sencha Inc.

Company Overview

Sencha Inc. develops and markets open-source JavaScript application frameworks that enable developers to create, deploy, and optimize applications using Web-standard technologies. It offers Touch, a HTML5 mobile application framework that is used to develop Web applications for Android and iOS touch screen devices; Ext Designer, a desktop application to create and assemble Web interfaces in a drag-and-drop environment; Ext JS, a cross-browser JavaScript library for building Internet applications for desktop browsers; and Architect, an HTML5 visual application builder for mobile and desktop applications. The company also provides Complete Team, a suite of tools for developers to build HTML5-b...

1700 Seaport Boulevard

Suite 120

Redwood City, CA 94063

United States

Founded in 2007

Phone:

888-736-2421

Key Executives for Sencha Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Vice President of Operations
Vice President of Services
Vice President of Product Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sencha Inc. Key Developments

Sencha Appoints Kristin Brennan as Vice President of Marketing

Sencha announced that Kristin Brennan has joined the company as vice president of marketing, bringing two decades of experience in enterprise software marketing to her new role. As a member of the Sencha executive team, Brennan will play a key role in supporting Sencha's mission to deliver the ideal platform for designing, developing and deploying applications on any device, platform or browser. Previously, Brennan spent four years at Coverity (acquired by Synopsys), a development testing company, where she led the demand generation and product marketing for their commercial and open source solutions. Prior to that, Brennan held leadership roles in product marketing, partner marketing, developer marketing and product management at HP in the software division, where she focused on automation, application management and web services software.

Sencha Appoints Art Landro as Chief Executive Officer

Sencha announced that Art Landro has joined the company as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Landro has two decades of senior executive experience with leading enterprise technology companies and will drive Sencha's mission to deliver an ideal platform for designing, developing and deploying applications on any device, platform or browser. Landro is taking over the Sencha helm from Michael Mullany, who will remain an active member of the Sencha board after four years of making the company's application frameworks and tools the global standard for HTML5 development. Prior to joining Sencha, Landro was the CEO of Netherlands-based Cordys, where he repositioned the company as a platform-as-a-service (PaaS), cloud-provisioning and cloud BPM solutions provider, which culminated in its acquisition by OpenText in 2013.

Sencha Announces Significant Upgrade to Ext JS

Sencha announced a significant upgrade to Ext JS, its flagship development platform for building unmatched cross-browser applications. Ext JS 5 is a big step forward for desktop and mobile application development as developers can now easily build and/or move desktop apps to mobile devices, with little to no modification to the existing code base and within the same development tools they already use. Available immediately, Ext JS 5 further entrenches Sencha as the standard for building apps that, with a single code base, can run on touch-based devices as well as computers using either modern or legacy browsers. The promise of web application development is that developers can easily build applications that run in the widest range of devices and that these applications are always up to date for users. Mobile devices and mobile apps disrupted this model as the industry moved to native apps that require independent development for iOS, Android, Windows and any other platform, or even just porting a Mac OS app to an iPad. This extended application development lifecycle constrains the timely delivery of new features and unnecessarily complicates application deployments for both IT and users. In addition, the migration from traditional, point-and-click, desktop computer applications onto touch-based tablets and laptops is a transition marked by significant software engineering work to resolve display and user experience issues. Enter Ext JS 5. With the new version, Ext JS 5, developers can now easily build new cross-platform apps and transform their existing Ext JS 4 desktop apps into touch-based mobile apps on tablets and touch-enabled laptops, through new features including: Touch Support: Ext JS 5 adds support for touch-based gestures and now allows desktop Ext JS apps to run on touchscreen devices such as tablets and touchscreen laptops. Ext JS 5 also includes touch-centric, customizable themes. This touchscreen support enables organizations to target a wide range of applications with one code base, and allows easy adaptation of existing apps for operation on touch devices, thereby extending the deployment footprint and useful life of these applications with minimal cost; Architectural Improvements: With a Model View ViewModel (MVVM) architecture and two-way data binding, it is now easier than ever to build applications. MVVM also fosters more modular development and enhances application scalability. Built-in client-side data session management helps minimize round-trips to the server, and the introduction of routing allows deep linking within applications; Responsive Layouts: Ext JS 5-built apps have an optimal viewing experience across desktops and tablets, regardless of orientation changes, using the new responsive configuration system; and Component Upgrades: As developers' needs grow, Sencha continues to enhance its component library. With Ext JS 5, developers can now add widgets inside of a grid cell for data visualization and big data analytics. Ext JS 5 also adds an upgraded touch-optimized charting package with financial charting capabilities.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
MENTISoftware Solutions LLC United States
Groundswell Technologies Inc. United States
YRC Worldwide Technologies, Inc. United States
Salford Systems, Inc. United States
Block Financial LLC United States

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
No transactions available in the past 12 months.
 

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Bertelsmann AG Europe
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Rush University United States
Citizens Budget Commission United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact Sencha Inc., please visit www.sencha.com. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.