Monday, 23 April 2018 11:34

Ixup appoints Turco as EVP, product head

Anthony Turco, Ixup Anthony Turco, Ixup

Australian-listed data collaboration company IXUP has appointed 20-year technology veteran, Anthony Turco, as executive vice-president and head of product.

IXUP (ASX: IXU) says Turco will be responsible for the company’s product strategy, direction, roadmap, and architecture, as well as product management and market positioning.

Turco will work closely with IXUP founder and head of innovation Dean Joscleyne, head of development Paul Coe, head of sales Rob Mills and head of strategic engagements Tim Scott.

In his most recent role as head of product and chief technology officer at Bigtincan, Turco was responsible for defining the technology roadmap and technological. He also led the daily operations and engineering teams located across the globe.

Prior to joining Bigtincan, Turco served as Asia Pacific vice-president for LetMobile, an Israeli start-up company with a secure mobile email gateway cloud service. LanDesk acquired LetMobile in 2014.

Turco also held the positions of vice-president for cloud services and vice-president for identity, security and compliance at Novell. Prior to Novell, he held leadership roles at a series of information security start-up companies including TruSecure, now part of the Verizon Business.

IXUP executive chairman Tim Ebbeck said: “IXUP’s technology is unique and we are delighted to welcome another a high calibre executive to our team. Anthony is recognised as a technology innovator, with deep expertise in data and security, cloud, and integration. He will further enable IXUP to provide secure data and trusted collaboration”.

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Peter Dinham - retired and is a "volunteer" writer for iTWire. He is a veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

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