Jahia Solutions Group, the vendor behind the leading open source "Digital Industrialization" platform, announced today that Kevin Cochrane has joined Jahia’s Board. Cochrane is a former marketing executive for both Adobe and OpenText. As a board member, Cochrane is expected to provide strategic support to the company he recognizes as a major disruptor in the market.
With 18 years of experience in executive roles with some of the best-performing companies Cochrane is one of the main thought leader of the industry. As Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at OpenText, he was responsible for worldwide marketing execution and product strategy. As CMO of Day software, he was instrumental in the making of its acquisition by Adobe in 2010, which he consequently served as VP Enterprise Marketing. He also was employee #3 at Interwoven -now part of the HP Autonomy portfolio- and responsible for Interwoven’s TeamSite product, pioneered WCM in the process, which took them to their 1999 IPO - the hottest of the year.
“Businesses today need an integrated approach to the increasing amount of digital challenges they face. Inspired by its original vision of convergence between portal and WCM, and now with its digital industrialization concept, Jahia delivers an exceptional set of tools to solve these problems" said Cochrane. “I’m very excited to have an opportunity to help Jahia's leadership implement this vision and deliver new value to enterprise consumers in the process.”
Jahia, founded in 2002, is rooted in Open Source CMS and lately been focused on Digital Industrialization paradigm. Their new model is about streamlining enterprise digital projects across channels to truly control time-to-market and total cost of ownership, project after project.
“Kevin has been consistently at the forefront of major innovations and disruptions in our industry,” commented Elie Auvray, CEO and co-founder of Jahia Solutions Group. “His experience will contribute to the acceleration of our momentum and help expand the reach of our avant garde vision. It’s a great endorsement to see an industry visionary such as Kevin embrace that vision and help us get to the next steps of Jahia’s journey.”