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WSO2 grows with new hires

Digital transformation technology leader, WSO2 (www.wso2.com) has added two new senior executives to accelerate its global expansion.

Shekar Hariharan, joins WSO2 as its new Chief Marketing Officer, where he will be responsible for driving the company’s positioning, messaging, and overall marketing strategy.  He joined WSO2 from Jitterbit where he most recently served as vice president of marketing.  At Jitterbit he helped position the company’s integration platform as a service (iPaaS) platform and more than doubled the company’s revenue.  Prior to Jitterbit, Hariharan served as director of product marketing at SugarCRM.  In addition, he spent 14 years at Oracle where he led various leadership roles in quality engineering, solutions management, and product marketing.

Gregory Stuecklin is WSO2’s new Vice President and General Manager of North America.  Greg previously managed a $200 million-plus annual revenue portfolio at Microsoft where he focused on cloud computing, security, application development, machine-learning, and support services.  He also has experience with two Silicon Valley startups and has also spent more than 14 years at Oracle as a sales director and senior account manager.

Commenting on the new hires, Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana, WSO2 founder and CEO says, “We are on a mission to empower enterprises in achieving a new level of collaboration and accelerating their digital initiatives with our next generation of cloud native solutions.  Shekar Hariharan as CMO and Greg Stuecklin as VP and GM of North America will play strategic roles in delivering on this mission and expand the business to meet growing customer demand.  With their strong track records of success at some of the technology industry’s best-known software companies, their experience is invaluable, and we are excited to have them join the team.”

“Enterprise connectivity is at the heart of today’s digital experiences, with companies looking for solutions that can quickly connect disparate sources of information and share data securely both within and outside their organisations,” adds Hariharan.  “I am excited to join WSO2 in its journey to democratize the delivery of digital services by bringing a modern, scalable and enterprise-class low-code/no-code connectivity experience, backed by identity-driven security, to the masses.”

“I’m incredibly thrilled to be joining WSO2 at a pivotal moment in its evolution with the launch of its next-generation iPaaS, Choreo,” says Stuecklin.  “Sanjiva’s vision to streamline the developer’s journey in building cloud-native applications offers a fantastic opportunity to accelerate WSO2’s North America presence and growth.”