OutSystems, whose low-code application development platform is in use across insurance, banking, local government, higher education and healthcare, has named Patrick Jean as chief technology officer and June Duchesne as general counsel.
The new executives will play crucial roles in the rapid growth of OutSystems and its expanding ecosystem, according to the US-based company. Its platform allows enterprise developers to create accessible apps for web and mobile, while still ensuring full freedom of customisation.
Jean joins OutSystems with more than 20 years of engineering leadership experience in prominent roles at Citrix, Apttus and Microsoft.
Most recently, he was vice president of unified cloud engineering at Citrix, where he tripled the size of the cloud engineering team.
In his role as chief technology officer, Jean will lead the global engineering team and OutSystems’s continued investment in innovation..
Duchesne has experience leading and advising technology companies, ranging from Fortune 50 to privately-held organisations, on a broad range of business and legal matters.
Prior to OutSystems, Duchesne was chief legal officer for Inovalon, a cloud-based platform provider in the healthcare industry. She also held senior leadership positions at Dell Technologies and EMC Corporation.
Paulo Rosado, founder and chief executive officer of OutSystems, said: “The challenges of 2020 have driven a level of digital transformation in three months that would have otherwise taken years. It’s more important than ever for companies to invest in their technical platform foundations so they can dramatically accelerate their digital projects and adapt to change.”
“OutSystems is in a unique position to help every organization be an innovator. The experiences Patrick and June have leading high-growth cloud companies give us an even deeper bench of leaders.”