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Eric Newcomer joins WSO2
Digital transformation technology leader, WSO2 ( announces that Eric Newcomer has joined WSO2 as chief technology officer (CTO).  Eric comes to WSO2 from Citibank, where he most recently served as global head of security architecture and strategy for the Consumer Bank.  He brings more than 35 years of leadership and innovation in enterprise architecture and technologies, open standards, and open source software.
At WSO2, Eric will play a strategic role in contributing to the company’s technical vision, leading the rollout of WSO2’s next generation of solutions, and promoting the adoption of WSO2 products and services across enterprises worldwide.  He is based out of WSO2’s New York office.
“I have had the great pleasure of knowing Eric through our years of working together on open source initiatives where he has contributed to many of the standards driving today’s enterprise, consumer and mobile applications,” says Dr Sanjiva Weerawarana, WSO2 founder and CEO.  “Eric’s innovation and his success in leading some of the world’s largest financial firms in navigating their technology strategies and adoption will be invaluable as we drive our next stage of growth.”
“I have known Sanjiva for nearly two decades.  He is a man of vision, purpose and action, and the opportunity to work together is one of my motivations for joining WSO2,” says Eric Newcomer, WSO2 CTO.  “WSO2 is at the forefront in providing the cloud-native technologies essential for participating in a global economy increasingly driven by trusted digital products and services.  I’m excited to work closely with Sanjiva and the team in taking the company to the next level.”

Hundreds of the world’s largest corporations, top universities, and governments now rely on WSO2’s open source, cloud-native solutions to drive their digital transformation—executing over 6 trillion transactions annually.  Using WSO2 for API management ( , integration (, and customer identity and access management (, these organizations are harnessing the full power of their APIs to securely deliver the digital services and applications powering their businesses.  
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