SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GlobalLogic Inc., a leader in digital product engineering, today announced that Betsy Atkins has been appointed as the company’s new Chairman of the Board. With a deep history of founding and leading technology companies, Ms. Atkins is also the founder and sitting CEO of the venture capital firm Baja Corporation. As Chairman, she will leverage her corporate governance and direct industry experience to increase GlobalLogic’s leadership effectiveness and strategy development as the company continues to expand around the globe. Ms. Atkins succeeds Sir Peter Bonfield, who recently retired after serving as Chairman for more than three years.
“Betsy Atkins is a highly respected leader, known for building successful companies, and for shaping Boards into competitive assets,” said Shashank Samant, CEO, GlobalLogic. “Having worked in diversified fields such as Technology, Healthcare, Logistics, and Retail, her experience aligns extremely well with our target segments and growth strategy. We’re very excited to have a leader of Betsy’s caliber in the Chairman role at GlobalLogic.”
Ms. Atkins is a three-time CEO and serial entrepreneur with operating experience that is directly relevant to GlobalLogic’s mission. She has co-founded enterprise software companies in multiple industries, including energy, healthcare and networking. She also has a proven track record at scaling companies through hyper growth and leading them to successful IPO and acquisitions.
Ms. Atkins is a corporate governance expert, having served on over 25 public boards, and is committed to helping make boards a competitive asset. As a Corporate Director, she brings an operational perspective that focuses on taking friction out of the consumer experience leveraging technology. As a published author, Ms. Atkins’ work on Corporate Governance has been referenced by The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), Business Insider, and Forbes. She has also published three books; her most recent titled Be Board Ready.
“Businesses in all sectors have yet to maximize the experiential opportunities made possible by the smart deployment of software and digital technologies,” said Ms. Atkins. “The business potential, then, for companies like GlobalLogic who have a strong foothold in digital transformation and custom software development is highly attractive. I’m inspired by the company’s vision and look forward to leveraging my background to help GlobalLogic achieve its next level of growth.”
GlobalLogic specializes in digital product engineering services, from ideation to design and delivery. Working in tandem with its strategic design wing, Method, the company integrates design and engineering prowess to help businesses in all industries create transformative, user-centric, data-driven digital experiences to better engage their customers and generate new revenue streams.
GlobalLogic is a leader in digital product engineering. We help our clients design and build innovative products, platforms, and digital experiences for the modern world. By integrating strategic design, complex engineering, and vertical industry expertise — we help our clients imagine what’s possible and accelerate their transition into tomorrow’s digital businesses. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, GlobalLogic operates design studios and engineering centers around the world, extending our deep expertise to customers in the communications, automotive, healthcare, technology, media and entertainment, manufacturing, and semiconductor industries. www.globallogic.com
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