BELLEVUE, Wash.—Feb. 16, 2016—Nintex today announced that Alain Gentilhomme has assumed the role of Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, Gentilhomme will be responsible for delivering business automation services to Nintex customers and partners. Such services allow organizations to design, implement, and scale business processes, workflows, and mobile applications easily, establishing the conditions for greater innovation, increased productivity gains, and broad-based revenue growth.
“Alain Gentilhomme is a highly collaborative leader with exceptional technical credentials that align perfectly with the industries and line of business that Nintex serves,” said Nintex CEO John Burton. “Alain brings a wealth of experience from his decade at Microsoft and more recent senior roles at Software-as-a-Service companies (SaaS). His skills will ensure that Nintex is delivering the right technology — at the right time and place — to companies in all phases of digital transformation.”
Gentilhomme has more than 25 years of technical and engineering expertise and holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Genoble National Polytechnic University with a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. He joins Nintex from Seattle-based Parallels, where he was senior vice president of engineering and product management and led the company’s product strategy and technology directions, overseeing a team of more than 450 technical professionals based in the United States and Europe.
Before that, Gentilhomme was Boston-based Acronis’s senior vice president of engineering and developed new storage and file recovery technologies, helping triple the company’s revenue in six years. He also spent more than 10 years at Microsoft, based in Europe and the United States, starting as a technical evangelist and working his way into senior leadership roles with the .Net Framework and Visual Studio engineering teams. He was also a group program manager within Microsoft’s Management Infrastructure Group. Earlier in his career, Gentilhomme held development roles at GSI and Telemecanique, both located in France.
Today Nintex helps thousands of customers around the world achieve digital transformation. Operations leaders and IT professionals turn to the Nintex workflow platform to automate processes of all types, pulling together content from disparate sources, from existing enterprise data to content from major ecosystems, such as Microsoft and Salesforce.