TIBCO hires Rani Johnson as new CIO

In her role, new TIBCO CIO Johnson will maintain relations with customers and partners, as well as the rest of the management team, in order to help create the connections between business, infrastructure, and sustainable innovation.

Bringing over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, Johnson previously served as senior vice-president and CIO of SolarWinds, being directly involved in the development of new technologies, as well as leading GDPR transformation, IT infrastructure and business applications.

Prior to this, Johnson held senior management roles at the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) where, as CIO, she spearheaded the organisation’s research and development, and upgraded critical infrastructure.

Additionally, she held leadership positions at Intel, Austin Energy and E2open, as well as founding Guide2style.com.

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“I see enormous potential for companies of all sizes looking to leverage their data and cement their relevance in a digitally transformed business landscape,” said new TIBCO CIO Johnson.

“It’s a passion of mine to create business environments that support positive change; develop IT leaders, women, and people of colour; and lower the socioeconomic barriers inherent in this industry.

“I believe TIBCO has a great story to tell, and we will continue to shake up the status quo while striving to become part of the solution by supporting our customers’ businesses.”

Matt Quinn, chief operating officer at TIBCO, commented: “To help customers achieve sustainable business innovation, we need to transform our business from service-led to leadership-driven.

“I’m very excited to welcome Rani to the team. She is passionate about innovation and transformation, and her knowledge of systems and infrastructure will be a catalyst to better collaborate with our clients to transform their business.”

Johnson has received NASA’s award for outstanding contribution in connection with the development of a software program to store, monitor, and distribute electrical power among the various modules of the International Space Station Alpha (ISS-A).

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Aaron Hurst

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