Automation Anywhere, a global vendor in Robotic Process Automation, announced appointment of Sumit Johar as the company’s Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Automation Anywhere, Johar served as CIO at MobileIron. Previously, he led Enterprise Applications at TIBCO Software and prior to TIBCO, he held various management level positions at Wipro Technologies and Infosys.
Johar will be responsible for leading and overseeing the vision, strategy, and operations of Automation Anywhere’s IT department globally. He will provide strategic IT leadership and direction to all business units and functions, while also fostering innovation and streamlining operations by maximizing the company’s internal use of its Automation 360 cloud-native RPA platform.
“I’m excited for Sumit to join our global executive team as we continue to work to accelerate our Digital Workforce journey by implementing cloud RPA internally across multiple systems and business processes,” said James Budge, Chief Financial Officer, Automation Anywhere. “His deep industry knowledge will be extremely valuable to us as he and his team maximize internal use of our Automation 360 platform, by providing a customer perspective to our product teams on how we can further improve the platform.”
“I look forward to leading the effort to ensure Automation Anywhere has the IT infrastructure and business applications it needs to expand its leadership in the cloud RPA market,” said Sumit Johar, Chief Information Officer, Automaton Anywhere. “At the same time, as the internal ‘first customer’ for Automation Anywhere’s cloud-native RPA platform, I am eager to use the platform to automate manual, repetitive tasks at Automation Anywhere, and free our employees to solve more creative, higher order business challenges.”