Effectual, a cloud-first managed and professional services company, named John White as chief innovation officer, the Jersey City company announced March 24.
White will be responsible for driving Effectual’s “product and innovation strategy to deliver full stack IT modernization solutions that realize the full potential of cloud technologies,” the company stated in the hiring announcement.
White most recently served as an enterprise technologist at Amazon Web Services, where he advised organizations on moving to AWS. Effectual said White has guided thousands of companies through complex infrastructure migrations and technology evolutions. His background includes designing technology products, developing strategic product roadmaps, leading post-acquisition integrations, and increasing selling capacity at cloud and infrastructure companies.
“John’s expertise and passion for innovation will accelerate the development of our products and differentiate our approach to service delivery,” Robb Allen, CEO of Effectual said in a statement. “Our modernization engineers harness the power and speed of cloud to create solutions that solve for complex business challenges. John’s experience and leadership will help our team achieve that objective and deliver positive business outcomes for our customers.”
Prior to Amazon, White served as chief innovation officer and senior vice president of product strategy at Expedient, where he led the modernization of the company’s tech and product stack and the development of its portfolio of cloud services.