ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WireWheel, which delivers an innovative cloud-based data privacy and protection platform, has appointed Ed Peters as Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately.
As CTO, Ed will be responsible for evolving WireWheel's technology strategy, scaling IT systems, deepening its machine learning expertise and driving roadmap execution to help create the world's best data privacy and protection experience. He will report directly to Justin Antonipillai, WireWheel's Chief Executive Officer, and joins WireWheel's executive team.
Ed brings over 15 years of experience to WireWheel with a focus on software-as-a-service, technology strategy, data analytics and team building. Most recently he was CTO of Opower, helping grow the engineering team to over 200 people and guiding them through both an IPO and integration into Oracle's Global Utilities Unit after their acquisition in 2016. He also held leadership roles at webMethods (now part of Software AG), Clearspring (now part of Oracle's Data Cloud) and Appian. Ed earned a B.A., Economics with distinction from the University of Virginia and M.S., Computer Science from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He is a frequent speaker in conferences and industry forums.
"The time is right for data privacy to be elevated to a strategic initiative in the enterprise. I'm excited about the opportunity to provide customers with innovative solutions to address GDPR compliance and reshape how companies protect their customer's personal data."
Justin Antonipillai said, "At heart, Ed is a true technologist, but he is also a proven strategist and general manager with extraordinary vision and operational expertise within high growth organizations. Ed's unique expertise developing platforms and services at the intersection of SaaS, security, data analytics and compliance will create new opportunities for WireWheel's solutions and customers. I am thrilled to welcome him to WireWheel."
Based in Arlington, VA, WireWheel.io delivers a cloud-based solution to help privacy professionals quickly find and inventory customer personal data including with third party vendors to become GDPR-ready and operationalize privacy in the enterprise. To learn more visit, www.wirewheel.io
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