San Mateo, CA, and Quebec, Canada – April 8, 2014) – Coveo announced today the addition of Leo Annab to its Board of Directors.
Currently a Member with RTP Capital, an angel investment network in the technology sector, Annab was formerly Business Technology Officer with CA Technologies, where he led the transformation of product teams and management processes and systems to align with innovation objectives and market velocity. At CA, he also oversaw audit compliance and risk, acquisition integration, divesture, global product revenue sales plan alignment and site consolidation. During his eight-year tenure with CA, Annab also served as Corporate SVP, Support Services and SVP, Customer Support.
Before joining CA in 2005, Annab held a number of roles with IBM over a period of 17 years, including Director of Application Services (IBM Global Services), where he was responsible for business unit application development portfolios. Annab was also Head of Aetna Application Development, where he transformed the 1,500-employee Aetna application development organization, managing a portfolio of 700+ applications.
Annab holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto, is a member of the Council of Competitiveness Technology Leadership and Strategy Initiative, acts as Business Advisor to the NC State School of Advanced Analytics, and is a frequent speaker on topics ranging from technology services to customer support and industry trends. He currently resides in Raleigh, NC.
Louis Tetu, Coveo Chairman and CEO: “I got to know Leo as a member of our Advisory Board and learned about his exceptional experience and knowledge of business operations and technology development strategy. I’m extremely pleased to welcome Leo as a member of our Board of Directors, and I am looking forward to his significant contributions to our strategy and execution, particularly during our current stage of rapid growth and expansion.”
Leo Annab: “Coveo’s Search & Relevance Technology has so many applications for knowledge-intensive organizations seeking to gain control over, contextualize and leverage their ever-expanding information assets to better engage employees and customers that I see explosive growth ahead for the company. I have always been impressed with the market opportunity, the technology and the company’s leadership and I am happy to have a chance to help guide the company during this high-growth phase, as a member of its Board.”
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