Brazilian Lidiane Jones will take over as CEO of Slack from January 2023, as the admin confirmed on his Twitter account Monday (5). It will take over the space left by the app’s founder, Stewart Butterfield which is going
Born in São Paulo (SP), new general head of corporate communication application He holds a Computer Science degree from the University of Michigan in the United States. He is working sales teamthe current owner of the platform has held the position of senior vice president of product management since 2019.
According to the company’s website, the position currently occupied by the Brazilian company is responsible for providing solutions for commerce focused on the buyer’s personalized experience throughout the entire process. Before coming here, he led the product business at electronics brand Sonos for four years.
1/ Today is a new and exciting day for me, @SlackHQ and @sales team🇧🇷 I am proud to be chosen as the new CEO of Slack, accepting the flag of the thoughtful and innovative founder. @stewart🇧🇷 In true Slack fashion, here’s a post about my thoughts.
— Lidiane Jones (@LidianeJones) December 5, 2022
Lidiane Jones’ curriculum also includes: Works at Apple and Microsoft🇧🇷 Owner of Windows, new loose boss He worked for 13 years managing products such as Microsoft Office Shared Experience and Azure Machine Learning.
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The future executive head of the competing Microsoft Teams platform said on his Twitter profile that he was proud of the nomination and thanked the current head of the app for the opportunity. It’s worth remembering that Butterfield’s departure came shortly after coCEO Bret Taylor stepped down.
“Thanks, Stewart, for what you’ve done and for trusting me with the most important role in my life. In short, there would be no Slack without Stewart. He’s built an incredible company that redefines modern business with a team built on humility and innovation,” Lidiane tweeted.
beside Who will be Slack’s new CEO?, there are other professionals born in Brazil at the head of the tech giants. Among them Motorola Global PresidentSergio Buniac and CEO of QualcommChristian Ammon.
Source: Tec Mundo