Graeme Thompson join as New CIO of Informatica
Informatica, the world’s No. 1 provider of data management solutions, today announced that Graeme Thompson has joined Informatica as senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO), reporting to Doug Barnett, executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). Thompson comes to Informatica from Oracle Corporation where he was vice president, Global IT End User Services.
Thompson joins Informatica as an accomplished and innovative IT professional with more than two decades of experience in senior IT and supply chain positions. He will be responsible for fostering a world-class IT organization and for furthering Informatica’s use of cloud, big data and other technologies to create competitive advantage and aid in driving customer success.
“Data is at the center of everything we do at Informatica. We are also focused on empowering our customers to put data at the center of everything they do,” said Doug Barnett, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Informatica. “Graeme has a strong record of IT innovation and of making IT a strategic partner of the business. As he takes the reins of our award-winning global IT organization, he will be focused on harnessing data to drive new internal efficiencies and continued business growth, but also creating new ways for customers to engage with Informatica to use their data to power their own businesses.”
“Informatica has been a leader in the world of data for many years and is in an excellent positon to help organizations gain a competitive advantage through data,” said Thompson. “The role of the CIO, especially at Informatica, is focused on driving business innovation as well as developing and refining strategy. Informatica has a great opportunity to showcase data as a true differentiator for IT and business leaders. I look forward to driving that transformation internally and working closely with our IT team and customers to identify opportunities for their competitive advantage.”
While at Oracle, Thompson led a global team with end-to-end responsibility for all end-user facing enterprise IT services that were utilized internally at Oracle. Prior to Oracle, Thompson was vice president and chief information officer at BEA Systems. Before that, he was vice president, Supply Chain at Riverstone Networks.
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Informatica is 100 percent focused on data because the world runs on data. Organizations need business solutions around data for the cloud, big data, real-time and streaming. Informatica is the world’s No. 1 provider of data management solutions, in the Cloud, on-premise or in a hybrid environment. More than 7,000 organizations around the world turn to Informatica for data solutions that power their businesses.