Minneapolis, MN (September 6, 2022): Concord USA, LLC (“Concord”), a leading technology consulting and digital transformation firm, is pleased to announce two new leadership hires to the organization –Chris Whaley is joining as Chief Revenue Officer and John Baglivo is joining as Chief Marketing Officer.
As the Chief Revenue Officer, Chris Whaley will work with the sales and sales operations teams to refine and grow the customer-focused sales structure across the global organization.
A senior technology services leader with over 25 years of experience leading sales and business development teams, Whaley most recently served as the Executive Vice President of Cloud Solutions at 2nd Watch, an AWS systems integrator based in Seattle. In that role, he led sales, alliances, marketing, and solution architecture. Whaley previously held similar leadership roles with notable companies, including Dell Technologies, Citi, JP Morgan Chase, and Merrill Lynch.
“I look forward to working closely with Concord’s leadership team, salespeople, and customers. It’s clear that the organization has talented people and winning solutions that make an impact for our clients,” expressed Whaley.
As the Chief Marketing Officer, John Baglivo will work with the leadership and marketing teams to unite the global marketing function, align messaging, and strengthen the go-to-market strategy.
As a customer-centric and hands-on growth marketer, Baglivo has served as a B2B CMO for the last 15+ years. Most recently, Baglivo led marketing organizations for several fast-growth, technology-centered consultancies, including Prophet, a leading growth and transformation consultancy based in San Francisco. In those roles, he built successful positioning and messaging strategies and created strong demand generation engines and teams. Throughout his career, Baglivo has focused on collaborating with sales teams and applying account-based marketing best practices to accelerate growth.
“Concord is a growing force in the technology consulting industry,” stated Baglivo. “With deep capabilities in cloud application development, data integration and analytics, and customer experience, the firm is well positioned to achieve the next level of growth by helping clients address their most pressing business and technology challenges.”
“Concord recognizes that our customer is our top priority,” shared Florin Ibrani, CEO of Concord. “We are thrilled to have Chris and John join our leadership team in vital roles dedicated to serving our clients. Both are strong leaders with the necessary expertise to help Concord scale. I’m confident they will be tremendous assets to the organization.”
About Concord: Concord is a leading technology consulting and digital transformation firm based in Minneapolis, MN, with supporting operations in Eastern Europe and India. Concord serves leading enterprises and innovators in the healthcare, technology, manufacturing, and financial services industries. With a unique combination of industry expertise, technology know-how, and project execution reliability, Concord helps its customers unlock business value by solving their most difficult data and technology problems.