CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2015 – Xamin, Inc. announced today that Erik Gustafson, has been named president, expanding his current role as CTO to ensure the company’s unified technology vision is implemented across the organization.
"Leadership has always been and will continue to be at the foundation of this organization’s success," said Jonathan Smith, CEO of Xamin. "Erik is a technology visionary radiating with industry thought leadership and has an insatiable appetite for success. He is a true trailblazer who is comfortable in his own skin, believes in empowering his people, and recognizes the work of team members who make success possible." Smith added, "Leadership is about results and translating a vision into reality comes naturally for him."
"Our people really believe in our vision and as a result we have created an incredibility strong culture, which in turn, attracts top talent at a national level," said Gustafson. "I am extremely proud and humbled to lead this gifted group of professionals and love the opportunity to continue to build on such a great team. Truly, the sky is the limit for us."
With more than a decade of business and IT expertise leading Fortune 500 technology companies, Gustafson incorporates his responsibilities as CTO into a wider range of Xamin’s goals, including the recruitment of top IT talent regardless of geography, as well as the development, implementation and execution of the company’s technology-centric business strategy. Previously, he served in several leadership roles at Verizon Terremark, a leading provider of advanced IT and communications services to enterprises and governments around the world.
Smith will continue to lead as CEO and be responsible for all strategic initiatives. He remains deeply involved with new business development, finance, marketing and other efforts that positively influence the firm’s high-performing culture.
Founded in 1999, Xamin, Inc. is a Chicago based company offering industry leading IT services to financial institutions as well as other highly regulated industries. The company provides consulting, managed IT services and integration of a full suite of security, cloud and vendor solutions. Xamin specializes in transforming IT to a revenue driving capability for an organization rather than a cost and compliance challenge. Xamin’s Shaped by Auditors for AuditorsSM initiative ensures its managed services meet the needs of auditors, and the company has committed annually to the examination and reporting of controls in a service organization under the SOC2 Type II certification. For more information, please visit www.xamin.com or call 1-844-44XAMIN.