appoints Stephen Elop as CEO


PLANO, Texas, September 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –, the leading AI-powered DevOps distribution and value stream management platform, today announced the appointment of Stephen Elop to the role of CEO, with immediate effect. Mr. Elop succeeds Ashok Reddy, who has decided to step down as CEO of the company to pursue other interests. Going forward, Mr. Reddy will serve as Special Advisor to the Board of Directors.

With over 20 years of experience in enterprise software and smart devices, Mr. Elop brings to the role of CEO the right combination of leadership expertise, product knowledge and industry foresight to help to make his vision a reality. Over the course of his career, he has held leadership positions at large, leading technology companies including Microsoft, Nokia, Telstra, Juniper Networks, Adobe Systems and Macromedia.

“Throughout my career as a technology executive, I have seen first-hand the role that software can play in the success of an organization,” said Mr. Elop. “Today more than ever, customers are demanding a digital first experience, and executives are investing heavily in transforming their businesses with very little knowledge or visibility into the software development process. connects previously fragmented parts of the DevOps toolchain to provide teams with the visibility and AI-powered management capabilities needed to plan and deliver data-driven software at scale.

Mr. Elop continued, “It is an honor to take on the role of CEO at an exciting time in’s growth journey and I look forward to working closely with the management team, the board. administration and our TPG partners to carry out the objectives of vision. I would also like to salute Ashok Reddy, who was one of the early champions of DevOps and AIOps and whose leadership and expertise brought the company to this next stage of its evolution. I thank him for his service and am delighted to have the opportunity to partner again in his new role as we continue to bring a value-driven client and partner platform to market. is the only end-to-end AI-powered solution for DevOps delivery and value chain management. The company was founded in partnership with TPG Capital with a mission to fundamentally transform the way businesses develop and deliver software. Since then, has made several acquisitions, introduced new innovations and launched a new brand, resulting in an industry-first platform that provides leaders with enhanced connectivity, visibility and security throughout their lifecycle. software development life.

“The solid foundation that has created is a testament to its innovative team and commitment to being a trusted partner for companies across all industries,” said Nehal Raj, Partner at TPG Capital. “Now that we’ve established a leadership position in the market and look to grow the business globally, it’s a natural time to hand over leadership to Stephen. He has gained considerable experience in scaling large global companies and has a strong influence on the culture and strategic direction of the company, having served as president of the company for the past two years. I think he is ideally placed to take on the role of CEO.

Since the platform’s launch in early 2020, has been consistently recognized by industry analysts for its platform and product leadership. Most recently, the company was named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Agile Enterprise Planning Tools and was recognized in the Gartner Critical Capabilities report. The company has also been recognized as a leader in numerous Forrester Wave reports.

About provides the leading AI-powered software delivery and management platform specifically designed to create value and manage digital transformations enterprise-wide. brings together the best agile, DevOps, security, testing and analytics technologies into an AI-powered platform, giving Global 2000 companies the end-to-end visibility needed to intelligently orchestrate and improve in permanently the lifecycle of their software. . Complex global businesses rely on the delivery and management platform to make better data-driven decisions and drive critical business results. Learn more at and follow them on Twitter at @digitaldotai.

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