Huddle, the industry leading document collaboration solution, today announced that it has appointed Jonathan Orford as its new Chief Technology Officer. With more than 15 years of experience in the technology industry, bringing innovative SaaS focused solutions to market, Orford will assume overall responsibility for Huddle’s Technology division.

“As Huddle embarks on the next stage in its evolution, now is the perfect opportunity to bring in someone with Jonathan’s credentials to lead our technology vision and to build on the great platform we already have in place.” said Mark Wrighton, Huddle’s CEO. “As we continue to invest in software and technology that enables our customers to collaborate more effectively, his track record of developing high-performing teams and delivering world class technology will really benefit Huddle and their clients across the globe.”

Jonathan Orford

“I am excited to have the opportunity to join such a well-respected brand. Huddle’s position in the market is very strong and I see huge potential for the product going forward.” said Orford. “Huddle has long been at the forefront of the SaaS revolution, transforming perceptions of what is possible in the cloud, and helping organizations transform their team collaboration and client engagements through the implementation of innovative technology and best practice design principles. I’m really looking forward to helping Huddle achieve its next phase of growth, and technological innovation will be a key part of that. Now is a great time to help the technology team realize some ambitious goals that will take the product and technology stack to the next level.”

Orford brings extensive software and technology expertise to his new role and has a track record of building high performance teams to deliver Enterprise grade solutions. After 10 years focusing on technology in the Investment Banking sector, Jonathan has held leadership positions in several international organizations including Macquarie, Visa, Over (where he worked on a number of high-profile projects with Apple, Google and Microsoft), and most recently as VP of Engineering at Impact, where he was responsible for a diverse team covering Development, Dev-ops, BI and QA. He holds a Business Science honors degree in Information Systems and Strategy at the University of Cape Town.


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