Veteran Technology Executive with Experience at Apple and Yahoo to
Lead Digital Transformation
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 17, 2018--
Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), first in delivering “aha” moments from machine
data, today announced it has appointed Jake Loomis as senior vice
president, chief digital officer (CDO). Loomis is a veteran technology
executive with experience spanning some of the biggest names in
technology. As CDO, Loomis will oversee the digital transformation
strategy at Splunk, specifically focused on the IT and Information
Security space with Declan Morris, CIO, and Joel Fulton, CISO, reporting
to Loomis. Loomis will report to Doug Merritt, President and CEO, Splunk.
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:
Jake Loomis Chief Digital Officer, Splunk (Photo: Business Wire)
“Jake is widely respected in the industry for his strategic mind and
technical expertise, and he understands firsthand the tremendous value
that customers realize today from the Splunk platform,” Merritt said.
“We created this new leadership role to advance Splunk’s pioneering work
in both its own digital transformation and that of its customers and
partners. Jake brings a unique perspective to our digital ambitions that
goes far beyond the normal capabilities of CDOs, and I am excited he has
joined our team.”
Loomis previously served more than two years as Engineering Director,
Internet Services Operations group at Apple, responsible for engineering
and operations support for most of its global cloud customers. Prior to
Apple, he held numerous positions over the course of his 14 years at
Yahoo!, most recently as Vice President of Production Engineering.
“Splunk is delivering business outcomes to organizations that know data
can make things happen,” Loomis said. “I have been a Splunk fan and user
for many years. The company’s product and engineering teams have created
one of the most rewarding, productive platforms that I have ever used,
and I am excited to play a key role in driving Splunk’s digital
transformation and our customers’ continued success.”
About Splunk Inc.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) turns machine data into answers.
Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning
to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges.
Join millions of passionate users and discover your “aha” moment with
Splunk today: http://www.splunk.com.
Social Media: Twitter
Splunk, Splunk>, Listen to Your Data, The Engine for Machine Data,
Splunk Cloud, Splunk Light and SPL are trademarks and registered
trademarks of Splunk Inc. in the United States and other countries. All
other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their
respective owners. © 2018 Splunk Inc. All rights reserved.
View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180917005240/en/
Source: Splunk Inc.
Tom Stilwell, 415-852-5561
Ken Tinsley, 415-848-8476