Twilio hires Jeremiah Brazeau as chief technology officer

Twilio, the cloud communications platform, has hired Jeremiah Brazeau as its chief technology officer.

As CTO, Brazeau will be responsible for leading Twilio’s technology strategy and roadmap.

As part of the role, Brazeau will lead Twilio’s technology architecture, platform and data design. He will report directly to the company’s chief product officer, Chee Chew.

“Every day more and more customers are entrusting Twilio with their most valuable asset, their communications and relationships with customers,” said Chew.

“Jeremiah’s experience of technical leadership at large scale companies as well as startups gives him a skillset that will help us continue to grow and innovate in service of our customers. We are thrilled to welcome someone with Jeremiah’s track record to the Twilio leadership team.”

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Ex-Salesforce SVP

Prior to Twilio, Brazeau was a senior vice president and distinguished architect at Salesforce, where he led a team of engineers and software architects to deliver highly scalable and secure SaaS solutions.

He was also a principal engineer at Amazon Robotics, where he pioneered the notion of robotics in the cloud. He brings to Twilio years of expertise in both embedded technology and the cloud with a strong ability to bridge gaps between different tech teams.

Commenting on his role and the forward direction of the company, Brazeau said: “Twilio’s mission to fuel the future of customer engagement is so important, especially now in the time of COVID-19 where people are disconnected physically.

“I believe Twilio is well-positioned to drive connectivity between individuals, customers, and companies. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to drive and accelerate the technology roadmap that enables Twilio to continue to connect people — a necessity for the world in these challenging times.”

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Nick Ismail

Nick Ismail is the editor for Information Age. He has a particular interest in smart technologies, AI and cyber security.

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