OpsDataStore Expands Executive Management Team with Key C-Suite Hires
Seasoned Fortune 500 Executive Mimi Thigpen Joins as CEO; New Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Financial Officer Round Out Executive Team to Fuel Growth
Atlanta, GA – January 8, 2018 – OpsDataStore, the real-time platform for data-driven IT operations management, today announced three key executive hires. Former Fortune 500 Executive Mimi Thigpen has joined the company as the new CEO to define and oversee OpsDataStore’s overall business and growth strategy. The company has also filled two key executive positions bringing on Matt Loos as Chief Revenue Officer and Jose Quintana as Chief Financial Officer, to help fuel the company’s growth.
“This is an exciting time for OpsDataStore, with new product capabilities and integrations on the horizon. I’m delighted to welcome Mimi, Matt, and Jose to the OpsDataStore family,” said Founder, Chief Product and Strategy Officer, Bernd Harzog. “Their collective experience rounds out our executive management team and brings a new level energy to the business. We have an innovative solution for providing real-time operational transparency across the IT stack, that enables companies to adopt a proactive approach to ensuring performance and reliability of business-critical applications. With their combined leadership, finance, marketing and sales skills, we are strongly positioned to rapidly expand our growth and customer base.”
As the new CEO, Thigpen brings a growth oriented leadership approach to the business, while also helping customers realize the value of metrics and predictive performance analytics within IT Operations. Thigpen is a strategic, results-driven business executive recognized for spearheading rapid and sustained growth of global technology, communications, and professional services organizations. Prior to OpsDataStore, Thigpen was CEO of Northplains, a global marketing software company headquartered in Toronto, Canada that enables companies to create and leverage their digital assets in an omni-channel environment. She has served as the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Innovation for Cox Communications, Inc., a Managing Director of BearingPoint, Inc. and a Partner for Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. Thigpen began her career with the Hewlett-Packard Company, where she led multiple global sales, marketing, and product teams. Thigpen serves on the boards of several companies, and is an active member of the Atlanta community, volunteering her time as a board advisor for honorCode, City of Refuge’s Workforce Innovation Hub and MBL’s Haiti Initiative. She holds a BS in Mathematical Sciences from Clemson University.
“I am thrilled to be joining OpsDataStore to accelerate growth and scale the business to meet market demand. OpsDataStore provides a solution to a significant operational challenge, how to evolve from forensic to proactive IT operations management,” said Mimi Thigpen, the new CEO of OpsDataStore. “OpsDataStore’s real-time platform and integrations with leading monitoring software vendors provides a flexible solution to gain actionable insights to ensure performance and reliability of critical digital applications that run businesses.”
As the Chief Revenue Officer of OpsDataStore, Matt Loos will be responsible for sales performance, marketing, channel enablement, and customer satisfaction. Loos has over 17 years of experience leading business development and strategic partnerships within the financial technology and payment systems sector. He specializes in both direct and channel sales, creating winning market and distribution strategies for accelerated growth. Prior to joining OpsDataStore, Loos was the Senior Vice President of Business Development at ControlScan where he led business development and positioned the company for successful acquisition in 2017. Matt’s previous experience also includes strategic roles at CardinalCommerce Corporation (acquired by Visa) and Fifth Third Bank. He holds a BBA in Finance, Business Management, and International Business from the University of Kentucky.
Jose Quintana is the newly appointed Chief Financial Officer of OpsDataStore. Quintana is a strategic, accomplished executive who leverages an extensive background in finance and applies exceptional business acumen and operational expertise to drive business performance improvement – growth, profitability, cash flow – and enterprise value. Prior positions include XCEL Advisors, IBBS, ClickSquared, and Pearson. He holds an MBA from Emory University – Goizueta Business School, and an AB in Economics and Accounting from College of the Holy Cross.
OpsDataStore enables enterprises to proactively ensure the performance and reliability of revenue-generating applications powering businesses. Our centralized data platform provides full visibility into a transactions’ digital footprint over time, across the entire IT stack. By leveraging time-based performance metrics, relating data in context, and presenting visual maps, we inform proactive leadership in IT Operations. These insights allow technical and business owners to take a more holistic approach to optimize performance, increase business agility, measure operational risk and drive ROI for every technology investment. The OpsDataStore platform integrates a large ecosystem of monitoring software inputs to provide a flexible, single pane of glass solution and custom dashboards to enable preventative actions so every customer experience in this digital economy is exceptional. For more information visit www.opsdatastore.com or follow @OpsDataStore.
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