Informatica Appoints New CIO, Cloud Sales Head

by CXOtoday News Desk    Jul 13, 2015

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Ginna Raahauge joined data integration software provider, Informatica, as senior vice president and CIO, where she is responsible for boosting the security of the company’s data and cloud computing platforms and strengthening its cloud strategy.

She was most recently CIO of Riverbed Technology Inc., a wide area network optimization company. Prior to that, she led the customer value chain management IT organization at Cisco Systems, which included demand planning, global supply chain and revenue recognition responsibilities.

Raahauge brings more than two decades of technology and business leadership experience to her role as CIO at Informatica.

The company also announced the appointment of Jeff Moses will serve as senior vice president of Cloud Sales, reporting to Charles Race, executive vice president of Worldwide Field Operations. 

Moses has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry, prior to his role at Informatica. At Informatica, Moses will be responsible for growing Informatica’s market-leading cloud business. Most recently, Moses was the chief operating officer and senior vice president of Customer Engagement and Commerce for SAP in North America and Latin America. Moses was responsible for effectively driving go-to-market programs by managing sales strategy and operations for the entire field organization in the region.

Jo Stoner, chief human resources officer, Informatica says, “As we enter the next phase to grow Informatica into a multi-billion dollar company in all things data, Informatica continues to attract the best minds in the industry. Today’s appointments of Ginna as our CIO and Jeff as our head of Cloud Sales are exciting ones and both will play instrumental roles in driving Informatica’s growth plans forward.

Ginna and Jeff have strong track records of driving growth and creating value for customers. I am excited to work with each of them as part of the leadership team at Informatica.”

Raahauge stated, “Informatica is well aligned with the megatrends in the IT industry – big data, social, mobile and IoT. From an IT perspective, there are a wealth of opportunities to create business value using all types of data from all sources. Informatica is at the leading edge of providing these solutions to our customers and I look forward to further creating value for the company, our customers, partners and employees globally.”

“The opportunity ahead for Informatica, specifically in the Cloud market, is tremendous,” stated Moses. “Informatica has been a pioneer and visionary in Cloud computing for the past decade. Moving forward, my team and I are excited to significantly grow the Informatica Cloud customer base. Informatica Cloud has the fastest growth revenue in the company, which is a testament to our leading products and robust partnerships. I am confident we can continue to achieve even greater success with further expansion and globalization of this key subscription business.”