NEW YORK - Jul 06, 2017
Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced it has hired cloud expert Mayumi Hiramatsu in a newly created role, senior vice president of Cloud Operations. Hiramatsu, who reports to Infor CEO Charles Phillips, joins as Infor is experiencing high growth in its global cloud business.
"Infor has built one of the largest cloud companies delivering business applications as a service and that business now represents the large majority of our new sales and customers," said Phillips. "Mayumi's leadership and deep cloud pedigree and experience will help ensure optimal support for our cloud customers."
In this new role, Hiramatsu is responsible for providing direction and leadership for automation, scalability, security, and self service capabilities for Infor's cloud organization. Hiramatsu brings over 10 years of cloud experience delivering and operating cloud at companies including Cisco Systems, Autodesk and Microsoft. Prior to joining Infor, Hiramatsu was VP of Product Operations at Cisco Systems, where she was accountable for life cycle management of a large line of business, including IoT and security, which helped drive Cisco's transition to recurring revenue. She was also in charge of Cisco's digital product operational enablement of NPI, PaaS, and IaaS management. Before joining Cisco, she was VP of Cloud Operations and Product Security at Autodesk and helped Autodesk's transition from on-premise software to cloud.
Hiramatsu shares Infor and Phillips's commitment to STEM education and diversity, and will work to further expand the company's efforts to arm the next generation with critical new economy skills and increase minority representation in technology. Hiramatsu is a board member of GirlsInTech, a nonprofit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology.
In 2016 Hiramatsu took part in Fortune's Most Powerful Women NextGen Summit and was named one of Connect World's 2017 Women of M2M/IoT last month. A native of Japan, Hiramatsu started her career as a software developer at Charles Schwab and holds a degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud. With 16,000 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.