Syncsort appoints Amy O’Connor as chief data and information officer

New role focuses on scaling Syncsort’s IT to support continued company growth

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Pearl River, NY | October 23, 2019

Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data, today announced that Amy O’Connor has joined its leadership team as Chief Data and Information Officer (CDIO). In this new role, she will leverage her data management, cloud and IT expertise to scale information services and leverage data securely for Syncsort’s rapidly growing business.

Amy joins Syncsort from Cloudera where, as CDIO, she was responsible for customer digital experience, internal business systems, data science and analytics, IT operations and information security. She also had a leadership role in the integration effort associated with the Cloudera and Hortonworks merger and is well known in the space as a frequent keynote speaker and panelist at industry conferences on data management and technology.

“As a data-driven technologist with experience working for a large company that grew quickly through innovation and M&A, Amy is eminently qualified to lead our IT team in delivering a world-class digital experience that aligns IT with user needs,” said Josh Rogers, CEO, Syncsort. “Amy will be focused on employing data analytics and leveraging new approaches that drive service excellence and mitigate business risk.”

“I am very excited to be joining Syncsort during this period of fast-paced expansion, as I know how rewarding it is to help lead a company that’s constantly finding inventive ways to support its customers,” said Amy O’Connor, Chief Data and Information Officer, Syncsort. “I look forward to this exceptional opportunity to scale our services, data analytics and information security to drive employee and customer satisfaction, build connected products and mitigate business risk.”

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About Syncsort

Syncsort is the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software. We organize data everywhere to keep the world working – the same data that powers machine learning, AI and predictive analytics. We use our decades of experience so that more than 7,000 customers, including 84 of the Fortune 100, can quickly extract value from their critical data anytime, anywhere. Our products provide a simple way to optimize, assure, integrate, and advance data, helping to solve for the present and prepare for the future. Learn more at