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The biggest senior technology hires in 2020

Below is a list of the biggest senior technology hires, including chief technology officer (CTO) and chief information officer (CIO) appointments. The biggest senior technology hires in 2020 image

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Chief technology officer (CTO) hires

 

Luminoso promotes Henning Smith to chief technology officer

Luminoso have opted to promote from within to appoint former vice-president of engineering Henning Smith as its new chief technology officer.

28th September 2020 — Read here

Krishna Tammana appointed new CTO of Talend

Talend has announced the appointment of former Splunk executive Krishna Tammana as its new CTO.

28th September 2020 — Read here

Hypergiant appoints Mohammed Farooq as global CTO and GM, products

Emerging tech company Hypergiant has appointed former IBM executive Mohammed Farooq as its new global CTO and GM of products.

22nd September 2020 — Read here

OneSpan appoints former Oracle executive Ajay Keni as CTO

OneSpan has announced the appointment of former Oracle head of product, engineering, quality and DevOps, Ajay Keni, as its new CTO.

18th September 2020 — Read here

Peter Youell appointed CTO of Detected

Business verification platform Detected has announced the appointment of ecommerce innovator Peter Youell as its new CTO.

14th September 2020 — Read here

Mayank Prakash joins Tilney Smith & Williamson as CTO

Accountancy firm Tilney Smith & Williamson has appointed Mayank Prakash as its new CTO and member of its group executive committee.

8th September 2020 — Read here

Cubic Telecom appoints Marc Concannon as new CTO

Cubic Telecom has appointed Marc Concannon as its new CTO, as the IoT management firm looks to continue digital transformation.

1st September 2020 — Read here

DocuSign hires Kamal Hathi as its new CTO

DocuSign has announced the appointment of former Microsoft veteran Kamal Hathi as its new CTO, to support product expansion.

24th August 2020 — Read here

Doherty Associates appoints new CTO to drive business strategy

Caleb Mills has been appointed as the new CTO at Doherty Associates to drive the company’s business strategy.

15th July 2020 — Read here

TransferGo appoints Edgardo Savoy as chief technology officer

Edgardo Savoy has joined TransferGo as its new chief technology officer, with the money transfer platform aiming to further its innovation.

8th July 2020 — Read here

MongoDB appoints Mark Porter as chief technology officer

Mark Porter, the former AWS and Oracle executive will bring 30+ years of database expertise to MongoDB as chief technology officer.

29th June 2020 — Read here

Meri Williams joins Healx as chief technology officer

Healx has confirmed the appointment of Meri Williams as its new chief technology officer, with Williams joining from Monzo.

17th June 2020

Puppet appoints Abby Kearns as CTO to drive next technology phase

As CTO at Puppet, Abby Kearns will oversee the next phase of enterprise platform development, while expanding commercial offerings.

29th April 2020 — Read here

Cyberfort appoints Andy Simpson-Pirie as chief technology officer

Cyberfort has appointed former Lloyds Banking Group executive Andy Simpson-Pirie as its new chief technology officer.

16th March 2020 — Read here

Busuu appoints new CTO and CCO, Joonas Kukkonen and Marc Munier

Former Spotify senior engineering manager Joonas Kukkonen, and former Brandwatch CCO Marc Munier, have joined Busuu‘s C-suite.

5th March 2020 — Read here

David Burggraaf joins Workfront as new CTO

Workfront has announced the appointment of David Burggraaf as CTO, with Burggraaf succeeding Steven ZoBell.

25th February 2020 — Read here

Richard Jeffares appointed Glide Group CTO

Richard Jeffares has joined Glide Group‘s leadership team to become the company’s group chief technology officer.

27th January 2020 — Read here

Veeam promote from within to appoint Danny Allan as CTO

Cloud data management firm Veeam have promoted former VP, product strategy Danny Allan to the roles of CTO and SVP, product strategy.

6th January 2020 — Read here

Chief information officer (CIO) hires

 

Riverbed promotes Sekhar Kancherlapalli to chief information officer

Riverbed has announced the appointment and promotion of its former chief enterprise architect, Sekhar Kancherlapalli as its new chief information officer.

6th November 2020 — Read here

TIBCO hires Rani Johnson as new CIO

TIBCO Software has announced the appointment of Rani Johnson as its new CIO to establish focus towards sustainable innovation.

26th October 2020 — Read here

Albert Santiago appointed first chief information officer of Forensic Risk Alliance (FRA)

The Forensic Risk Alliance (FRA) has appointed Albert Santiago as its first ever chief information officer (CIO), to ensure leadership of its new global strategy.

1st October 2020 — Read here

Twilio appoints Michelle Grover as its first CIO

Twilio has announced the appointment of Michelle Grover as its first CIO, with Grover set to report to CPO Chee Chew.

23rd July 2020 — Read here

Werner Enterprises appoints Daragh Mahon as executive vice-president and CIO

Werner Enterprises has announced the appointment of Daragh Mahon as its executive vice-president and CIO, with Mahon joining from Vonage, where he was head of global IT and business applications.

8th July 2020

Sharon Mandell appointed senior vice-president and CIO at Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks has appointed Sharon Mandell as its new senior vice-president and CIO, with Mandell previously serving as CIO of TIBCO Software.

23rd June 2020

Mondelez International names Javier Polit as CIO

Mondelez International has hired Javier Polit as its new CIO, to spearhead the organisation’s digital transformation.

8th April 2020

Gary Balmer appointed new CIO of Tesco Bank

Tesco Bank has appointed Gary Balmer as its new chief information officer (CIO), following the retirement of his predecessor.

9th March 2020 — Read here

Penelope Prett promoted from senior managing director to CIO at Accenture

Accenture has promoted Penelope Prett to the role of CIO, with Prett previously serving as senior managing director.

Standard Chartered appoints Rene W. Keller as CIO

Standard Chartered has announced the appointment of Rene W. Keller as CIO of Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking.

2nd January 2020 — Read here

Chief security officer (CSO) and chief information security officer (CISO) hires

 

Zoom hires Jason Lee as chief information security officer

Zoom has announced the appointment of former Salesforce executive Jason Lee as its new chief information security officer.

24th June 2020

BlockFi appoints Adam Healy as CSO

Adam Healy has joined BlockFi as its new chief security officer (CSO), with Healy being responsible for bolstering the company’s security approach across the organisation.

17th June 2020

Okta hires David Bradbury as chief security officer

Former Symantec executive David Bradbury has joined Okta as its new chief security officer, bringing over 20 years’ experience in security.

28th April 2020

Veeam appoints Gil Vega as chief information security officer

In his new role as chief information security officer, Gil Vega will help Veeam scale internal security and compliance processes.

19th February 2020 — Read here

Chief data officer (CDO) hires

 

iBanFirst appoints former Microsoft engineer Yann Stadnicki as CDO

Former Silicon Valley technologist and Microsoft research engineer, Yann Stadnicki, has joined iBanFirst as chief data officer (CDO).

25th August 2020 — Read here

Mark Cripsey announced as first chief product and data officer at Carsales

Former Bain and & Company and Tesco executive Mark Cripsey has joined Carsales as its first ever chief product and data officer.

17th July 2020

AmeriHealth Caritas hires new chief data officer and chief analytics officer

Harish Nakra and Vinod Swarna have been hired as new chief data officer and chief analytics officer at AmeriHealth Caritas.

24th June 2020

Chief product officer (CPO) hires

 

Mark Cripsey announced as first chief product and data officer at Carsales

Former Bain and & Company and Tesco executive Mark Cripsey has joined Carsales as its first ever chief product and data officer.

17th July 2020

Ocean Technologies Group names Caspar Atkinson as chief product officer

Ocean Technologies Group has bolstered its leadership team by appointing Caspar Atkinson as its new chief product officer.

16th July 2020

Former BMC and SAP leader, Nayaki Nayyar, joins Ivanti as executive vice president and CPO

Following senior leadership posts at BMC Software and SAP, Nayaki Nayyar joins Ivanti as executive vice president and chief product officer.

1st July 2020 — Read here

 

Head of department and head of service hires

Cheil UK hires Gary Jobe as head of technology

Digital marketing and advertising agency Cheil UK has hired Gary Jobe as its new head of technology, with Jobe succeeding long-time executive Kevin Durley.

23rd November 2020 — Read here

Dean Gulzar appointed as head of insurance at NTT DATA UK

NTT DATA UK has announced the appointment of former Deloitte and PwC executive Dean Gulzar as its new head of insurance.

29th October 2020 — Read here

Tata Communications appoints Kabir Ahmed Shakir as CFO

Tata Communications has announced the appointment of former Microsoft executive Kabir Ahmed Shakir as its new CFO.

20th October 2020 — Read here

MariaDB announces new financial leadership to support SkySQL adoption

MariaDB have appointed a new board member and chief financial officer in Paul Jenkinson and Amir Ameri to support accelerated adoption of SkySQL.

15th October 2020 — Read here

Celonis appoints Malhar Kamdar as chief ecosystem officer

Celonis has announced the appointment of Malhar Kamdar as its new chief ecosystem officer, with Kamdar joining from Oracle.

1st September 2020

Vodafone hires Lori Cunningham as VP, digital and business development

Vodafone has bolstered its smart tech leadership team by hiring Lori Cunningham as its new vice-president of digital and business development.

17th August 2020 — Read here

Sreeram Visvanathan appointed chief executive of IBM in UKI

IBM has appointed Sreeram Visvanathan as chief executive of its UK and Ireland region, with Visvanathan replacing Bill Kelleher.

14th August 2020

HMD Global appoints Alain Lejeune as global leader of operations

Former OneWeb advisor Alain Lejeune has joined HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, to take on its new global operations leadership role.

6th August 2020 — Read here

Mindtree appoints Venu Lambu as global markets president

Former HCL Technologies and IBM executive Venu Lambu has joined Mindtree as its new president of global markets.

5th August 2020 — Read here

FICO appoints Louise Lunn as global analytics delivery leader

FICO has announced the appointment of Louise Lunn as leader of its newly created global analytics delivery organisation.

30th July 2020 — Read here

Gowling WLG appoints new IT director, Shane Scott

International law firm Gowling WLG has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of a new IT director, Shane Scott.

28th July 2020 — Read here

Workfront hires Paige Erickson as managing director EMEA

Paige Erickson has joined Workfront as its new managing director EMEA, to strengthen the organisation’s global growth.

23rd July 2020 — Read here

1-Fix appoints Bonnie Simester as operations manager

1-Fix has filled its new operations manager position by appointing former KompiTech service delivery manager Bonnie Simester.

22nd July 2020 — Read here

Gresham Technologies appoints Marc Binck as head of cloud services

Global Fintech firm, Gresham Technologies appoints Marc Binck as Head of Cloud Services to spearhead global strategy.

17th June 2020 — Read here

Aon appoints data and analytic services leader

Aon has appointed Steve Petrevski as its new data and analytic services leader to drive the company’s growth strategy in this area.

18th May 2020 — Read here

Google Cloud engineering leader, Abuna Demoz, joins Apptio

Enterprise financial management software provider, Apptio, hires former Google Cloud engineering leader, Abuna Demoz, as vice-president of engineering.

1st May 2020 — Read here

Citrix appoints Darren Fields as VP, networking EMEA

Citrix has appointed its former regional vice-president UK&I, Darren Fields, as its new vice-president, networking EMEA.

15th April 2020 — Read here

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