Splunk Appoints Patricia B. Morrison to Board of Directors

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced that Patricia B. Morrison has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors effective as of April 19, 2013.

“We are thrilled to welcome Patty to our board,” said Godfrey Sullivan, Chairman and CEO, Splunk. “Patty is a veteran in IT and business management. Her in-depth knowledge of the challenges and opportunities presented by big data brings valuable perspective to Splunk. I look forward to Patty’s contributions.”

“Global organizations are presented with a powerful opportunity to gain critical business insights by analyzing their machine-generated data,” said Morrison. “Splunk software can have a substantial impact by enabling real-time operational intelligence across an organization. As a board member, I look forward to supporting Splunk’s continued success.”

Ms. Morrison has been Executive Vice President of Customer Care Shared Services and Chief Information Officer for Cardinal Health since 2009. Prior to joining Cardinal Health, she held senior executive and IT leadership positions at Motorola, Office Depot, PepsiCo, Quaker Oats, General Electric and Procter & Gamble. Ms. Morrison also serves on the Board of Directors of the Columbus Museum of Art and TechColumbus.

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