Tuliva Names Stephen Katsirubas Chief Operating Officer
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Veteran IT executive joins leadership team of rapidly growing Denver IT professional services company
DENVER, CO -- February 16, 2016 -- Tuliva, Inc. today announced Stephen Katsirubas has been named Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. As COO, Katsirubas will be responsible for Tuliva’s day-to-day operations with a focus on increasing sales, improving customer solution delivery processes, and expanding Tuliva’s global footprint. He will report directly to CEO Jonathan Parnell.
Katsirubas has more than 20 years of experience in information technology. He joins Tuliva from Crocs, Inc., where he served as Senior Vice President and Global CIO. Throughout his career, Katsirubas has led global technology initiatives and built world-class agile global IT organizations. He is a well-known speaker on digital disruption and innovation and has received numerous honors and awards, including being named one of the Top 15 CIOs for 2015 by the Colorado Technology Association and the 2012 CIO of the Year for Innovation by Retail Information Systems.
“We are incredibly fortunate to have Stephen bring his depth and breadth of experience to our executive team,” said Jonathan Parnell, Tuliva’s Founder and CEO. “Stephen has an impressive track record of achievements and has demonstrated an excellent ability to align technology with business strategy. Through consistently improving business processes and increasing customer engagement, Stephen has developed a reputation for strong and successful leadership. This, along with his proven ability to innovate and deliver results, makes him the ideal person to drive Tuliva’s operations into the future.”
Katsirubas commented, “I’m excited to take on this role, and I look forward to working with Jonathan Parnell and the leadership team to position Tuliva as a leading provider of comprehensive managed services, next-generation cloud, and IT security. I’m also committed to supporting Tuliva’s mission of giving back to the community through training and service initiatives.”
About Stephen Katsirubas
Prior to joining Tuliva, Katsirubas spent three years as Senior Vice President and CIO at Crocs, Inc. Previously, he was with Clarks Companies for eight years, first as the Director of Business Systems, and then as Vice President, Information Systems, before becoming Senior Vice President and CIO in 2008. Katsirubas has also been a management consultant in international trade. He served in the United States Marine Corps as a non-commissioned officer and is a combat veteran of the 1st Gulf War. He currently sits on the Retail Information Systems Editorial Advisory Board.
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