News: Qlik strengthens its leadership team to accelerate its digitization journey

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Qlik strengthens its leadership team to accelerate its digitization journey

The company also expanded its leadership team with the promotions of James Fisher to Chief Product Officer, Joe DosSantos to Chief Data Officer and Ruthann Wry to Chief People Officer.
Qlik strengthens its leadership team to accelerate its digitization journey

Qlik recently evolved its product management and marketing efforts through the creation of a Global Products organization, led by James Fisher, now the Chief Product Officer. Now as it seeks to accelerate its Customer Digital Transformation journey, it appoints Poornima Ramaswamy as Executive Vice President, Strategic Clients. Ramaswamy will lead a multi-disciplinary team that blends sales, value engineering and consulting to design and execute transformational strategies for Qlik’s enterprise customers, helping them to accelerate the value of their overall data investments.

Mike Capone, Qlik CEO shared, “Poornima is a recognized industry leader in AI and analytics, having earned the trust of many CDOs and CIOs during her career. Her depth of real-world transformational success will be a huge benefit to our growing strategic enterprise account base, who are looking to maximize the impact of their investments in data integration and analytics to drive more value from data.”

Ramaswamy brings in more than two decades of experience across all industries. At Qlik she will lead a multi-disciplinary team that blends sales, value engineering and consulting to design and execute transformational strategies for Qlik’s enterprise customers, helping them to accelerate the value of their overall data investments.

Speaking on her new role, Ramaswamy said, “As a former partner to Qlik, I know the commitment and quality Qlik brings to every customer engagement, and I admire the company’s bold, forward-looking vision for data and analytics. She further added that she is thrilled to be in a position to help Qlik’s valued customers through the hurdles everyone faces on the way to realizing the full business value of their data.

The company in recent times has put immense focus on product development and customer experience. Qlik is willing to unlock the potential of people, process and technology and maximize it. Besides this appointment, there are several other changes the Business intelligence company, Qlik has made in its leadership team. 

Promotions at C-suite level

It has expanded its C-level bench with the promotions of James Fisher to Chief Product Officer, Joe DosSantos to Chief Data Officer and Ruthann Wry to Chief People Officer.

The US based company that offers end-to-end, real-time data integration and analytics solutions to help organizations access and transform all their data into value, recently, evolved its product management and marketing efforts through the creation of a Global Products organization, led by James Fisher. He is now responsible for driving focus on key product business investments in support of Qlik’s data and analytics go-to-market execution, helping define product strategy through a market-first approach.

Qlik also created a new Chief Data Officer organization run by Joe DosSantos under the leadership of CTO Mike Potter. Potter will lead Qlik’s efforts to execute its internal data and analytics strategy, and serve as an external thought leader for Qlik on topics ranging from data lake automation, data strategy and data governance.

While other newly appointed leaders would be taking care of product innovation and customer experience, the one driving the people change at large would be Ruthann Wry. With Qlik since 2015, Wry will continue to  lead the culture and talent organization for the company at a global level. 

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