Syncsort appoints chief marketing officer to support rapid business growth

Kevin Ruane promoted to accelerate brand transformation and demand creation for expanded, best-in-class software portfolio

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Pearl River, NY | July 31, 2018

Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software, today announced the promotion of Kevin Ruane to the new position of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). As CMO, Kevin will continue reporting to CEO Josh Rogers and leading a global team responsible for demand generation, events, brand, web content, corporate communications, field and product marketing.

Kevin brings more than 15 years of enterprise software experience as well as a proven record of building, leading and executing integrated marketing and communications programs to the CMO role at Syncsort. He has made significant contributions to corporate strategy as well as mergers and acquisitions at publicly and privately-held technology companies. In addition to Syncsort, Kevin has held leadership positions within corporate marketing at NetSuite, NCR and Oracle.

“Kevin is a valued member of Syncsort’s management team and has built a world-class marketing organization during a period of unprecedented growth and transformation for our business,” said Josh Rogers, CEO, Syncsort. “Under his leadership, Syncsort Marketing has delivered a successful corporate brand refresh, new levels of company visibility around key growth areas, and effective campaigns to support the field in achieving revenue growth objectives. I look forward to the many contributions and significant value that I know Kevin and his team will create as he assumes our CMO role.”

“It has been a privilege working alongside Josh and the entire leadership team at Syncsort during a period in which revenue and the number of employees at our company has more than tripled from an aggressive organic and inorganic growth strategy,” said Kevin Ruane, CMO, Syncsort. “I am inspired every day by the Syncsort Marketing team, and the creativity and accountability they bring to working with our colleagues across the business to advance our phenomenal growth story. As proud as I am of what we have accomplished so far, I am even more excited for our opportunity ahead.”

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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