Intelligent automation technology provider ABBYY has named tech veteran Patrick Jean as its chief product and chief technology officer. Jean, known as PJ, has more than 20 years’ experience spanning various software and engineering roles.
Most recently, Jean served as CTO for Austin, Texas-based OutSystems and has performed in senior roles at Citrix, Apttus and Microsoft. As CPO/CTO at ABBYY he will be responsible for accelerating the time-to-market for the company’s solutions.
“The depth of PJ’s hands-on experience gives him an indispensable perspective, both as a leader and a technologist,” said ABBYY CEO Ulf Persson. “Not only does he understand what it takes to drive a successful time-to-market and growth strategy for the enterprise, he is also an advocate for servant leadership that fosters a high performing, and highly motivated organizational culture. PJ joins us at a time where the AI and intelligent automation market is at an inflexion point and seeing rapid growth. PJ’s know-how and experience will be instrumental to further ABBYY’s value to customers, profitable growth strategy and continued recognition as a leader in the industry.”