Former Oracle and SAP Executive Joins Zuora as Senior Vice President

September 12, 2013

Keith Costello Takes Helm of Global Services

Foster City, CA – September 12, 2013

Zuora, the leader in subscription commerce, billing and finance, today announced the continued expansion of its executive management team with the addition of Keith Costello, who will join as Zuora’s Senior Vice President of Global Services. An enterprise technology executive with twenty-five years of experience, Costello previously served in senior executive roles at Oracle, Siebel Systems, and at SAP. Guillaume Vives, who previously held the position of Senior Vice President of Professional Services, has been named Senior Vice President of Strategy and Product Management.

Prior to working at Zuora, Keith Costello was with SAP, where he held a variety of senior leadership positions, including Executive Vice President and General Manager in SAP’s business analytics and global services divisions. At Siebel Systems, Costello served as Group Vice President of Global Services, and at Oracle as Vice President of Oracle Consulting.

Earlier in Costello’s career he also worked for blue chip consulting firms Price Waterhouse and Booz, Allen & Hamilton.  He currently is on the advisory board of brandadvisors, LLC, and is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley.

For the last two years, Guillaume Vives has driven implementation of Zuora’s award-winning platform for its growing customer base, increasing Zuora’s go-live cadence to nearly 50 deals per quarter.  As Senior Vice President of Product Strategy and Product Management, Guillaume Vives will lead Zuora’s world-class product team to deliver platform updates, partner integrations and a simplified and accelerated user experience.

“This is a critical moment in the company’s growth,” said Keith Costello, Senior Vice President of Global Services.  “Zuora is quickly signing customers, unveiling innovative new products and cementing partnerships with some of Silicon Valley’s biggest names.  I’m proud to be driving the effort to maximize Zuora’s growth and ensure the company is ready to shepherd businesses into the Subscription Economy.”

“At Zuora, our mission is to build the market-leading application businesses depend on as they transition to the Subscription Economy.  What Oracle and SAP are for manufacturing companies, we are committed to being for subscription businesses,” said Tien Tzuo, CEO, Zuora.  “With the addition of Keith, we are adding a leader with unmatched experience and knowledge to help Zuora and its customers drive success in the Subscription Economy.”

About Zuora, Inc.

Zuora is the global leader in subscription commerce and billing, helping companies in every industry transition to the Subscription Economy. Enterprise leaders and high-growth companies alike use Zuora’s multi-tenant cloud platform to launch, scale, and monetize their subscription services. Zuora’s applications work where traditional ERP applications fail: Subscription pricing, quoting, orders, billing, payments, and renewals. Built from the ground up by SaaS industry veterans from, PayPal, and Netsuite, Zuora services innovative customers like Informatica, Tata Communications, Box, Xplornet, Ustream and Reed Business Information. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, join us on LinkedIn, hang out with us on Google+, or visit Z Blog. To learn more about Zuora, please visit