Boomi™, leading provider of cloud-based integration platform as a service (iPaaS), today announced that it has appointed former Informatica and VMWare executive, Neil Kole, as the company’s new Chief Information Officer. Kole will be responsible for the strategic planning against Boomi’s business objectives, overseeing the company’s critical IT infrastructure and customer service platforms as Boomi continues to grow its category leadership.
As businesses grapple with the intensified challenges of digital transformation due in part to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for iPaaS exponentially increases. “Boomi has continued to be in the right spot, at the right time,” said Neil Kole, CIO at Boomi. “With their world-class, low-code platform technology, level of customer service, quick pace of innovation, and diverse, inclusive, and authentic culture, I’m confident that the future is incredibly bright for this company.”
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Kole joins Boomi from Cadence Design Systems, where he was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, leading the global Information Technology and Workplace Resources organizations. Additionally, he was executive sponsor of the Cadence cloud-first strategy, a corporate focus on leveraging SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS over traditional in-house applications or engineering infrastructure to take advantage of the scalability, security, and reliability of hosted world-class solutions. Prior, Kole served as Vice President of IT at Informatica, and held senior IT roles at VMware, Intuit, and Symantec. He has over 20 years of expertise across a variety of IT functions, including support of engineering, security initiatives, network/IT infrastructure, and applications.
“There is not one business today that is not experiencing the challenges of an increasingly fragmented digital ecosystem,” said Chris McNabb, CEO at Boomi. “Organizations must modernize to create the seamless integrated experiences that customers, employees, and partners expect. Boomi is the leader in solving the overwhelming complexity of digital transformation for companies worldwide, and our goal is to only continue to build upon our leadership status.”