HOPKINTON, Mass. - July 30, 2010 -
EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced that it has appointed Jeetu Patel as Chief Technology Officer of the company’s Information Intelligence Group*. Patel is a 17-year information management veteran and former partner of Doculabs, a strategic consultancy for enterprise social collaboration and content management. Patel will report to Mark Lewis, President of EMC’s Information Intelligence Group and will be responsible for orchestrating and driving the group’s product vision and innovation, growth strategy and cloud computing initiatives.
“Building great products requires that we understand our customers’ key needs, the competitive landscape and the industry trends that impact our business,” said Lewis. “Jeetu has extensive industry experience and strategic insight as well as intimate knowledge of EMC products and customers. His leadership in applying technology will help us continue to deliver transformative solutions for our customers’ complex and ever-evolving business needs.”
As a partner and a recognized authority on enterprise content management and business process management, Patel was a driving force behind Doculabs’ ascent into one of the world’s premier global consultancies. In the last few years, he has been closely involved in ongoing engagements with several EMC customers. Through his leadership and knowledge of the industry’s leading infrastructure providers, Patel advised and spearheaded the development of a variety of analytic tools for quantifying and accelerating the strategic use of technology to help hundreds of Fortune 1000 enterprises achieve measurable business benefits. Additionally, he was instrumental in advancing major innovations in enterprise content management, electronic bill presentment and payment, web application infrastructure, customer communications management and enterprise social computing. Patel also led the initiative to codify, define and deliver a comprehensive framework for content- and process-related shared services, which is being successfully utilized by several organizations throughout a wide variety of industries. He earned a bachelor of science degree in information systems from Universityof Illinois at Chicago.
“Over the years, I’ve seen firsthand the strength of EMC’s market-leading information management solutions and how it has helped customers drive better business efficiencies,” said Patel. “I’m delighted to join EMC’s Information Intelligence Group and I look forward to working with the team to further drive its innovation in solving today’s information governance challenges as well as in helping our customers on their journey into cloud computing.”
The EMC Information Intelligence Group provides solutions for case management, information governance, enterprise capture, information access and customer communications enabling companies to leverage information for business advantage by connecting information with people and processes. These solutions include EMC Documentum, EMC SourceOne, EMC Captiva, My Documentum and EMC Document Sciences.
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