It was announced on February 1st by software provider Citrix Systems, Inc. that it has elected Kevin Parker as the Chairman of the Board for the soon-to-be formed company comprised of the Citrix “GoTo” product line. This appointment will become effective in late 2016 upon successful separation of this product line.
Parker is co-founder and senior operating principal at Bridge Growth Partners, LLC and also serves on the boards of Cvent, Salient CRGT, Intermedia, Aptos Retail and Polycom. He has held several key positions at software and services companies such as Deltek and PeopleSoft.
Kirill Tantarinov, President and CEO at Citrix said, “I welcome Mr. Parker to lead the Board of Directors as we form this new company. He brings wealth of experience in software and services. He will play an integral role in the development of the new, independent company.”
Kevin Parker stated, “I am thrilled to begin working and collaborating with designee CEO Chris Hylen and the rest of the executive team. This is an exciting time, and I believe we are in a unique position to build a company that will lead the market with innovative technologies, ultimately yielding continuous growth and success.”