Syncsort strengthens management team

Syncsort, a global leader in data liberation, integrity and integration solutions for next-generation analytics, has made executive management team appointments targeted to drive innovation and greater value for customers across its growing product portfolio, the company said.

The expanded management team will help leverage Syncsort´s unmatched enterprise-wide data management technology and expertise following the acquisition of Data Quality leader, Trillium Software.

The new leadership team positions include the hiring of industry sales veteran Jay Johnson as Senior Vice President, Americas Sales, and the promotions of Tendü Yoğurtçu, PhD to Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and David Hodgson to Chief Product Officer (CPO). Additionally, Keith Kohl who headed product management and strategy at Trillium Software, has been promoted to head global product management for the company, reporting to David Hodgson.

The new executive posts are staffed by veterans with deep industry experience. Jay Johnson, who joins Syncsort as Senior Vice President, America Sales, has an impressive track record of success in enterprise software, including managing sales and go to market activities in North America for some of the brands like SAP, Software AG and MicroStrategy. In addition to sales in the Americas, he will work closely with the rest of the executive team and customers to help refine the company´s go to market, product and overall corporate strategy.

Tendü YoÄŸurtçu has over 20 years senior business and engineering management experience across Syncsort´s product portfolio. As CTO, she will head all of research & development, architecture, and emerging technologies & incubation programs. David Hodgson has 24 years of experience in senior management roles at CA Technologies, Sterling Software and Syncsort. As CPO, he will run all product-related activities in the organization, including business development, support, services and product management.

Syncsort is a provider of enterprise software and the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data solutions. As organizations worldwide invest in analytical platforms to power new insights, Syncsort´s innovative and high-performance software harnesses valuable data assets while dramatically reducing the cost of mainframe and legacy systems.

Trillium Software is a provider of global enterprise data-quality solutions. Trillium´s full complement of technologies and services includes global data profiling, data cleansing, enrichment and data linking for e-business, Big Data, customer relationship management, data governance, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, data warehousing, and other enterprise applications.