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Leadership

Our executives are singularly focused on developing and delivering industry-leading data management solutions.

Informatica Executives

Informatica prides itself on delivering award-winning data technology and continues to be a global leader under the direction of some of the most experienced technology professionals in the data industry today.

Anil Chakravarthy

Chief Executive Officer

Anil Chakravarthy is the chief executive officer of Informatica. Previously, Anil was the executive vice president and chief product officer responsible for product development, product management and product marketing.

Prior to Informatica, for nearly a decade, Anil held leadership roles at Symantec Corporation. Most recently Anil was the executive vice president of Information Security at Symantec, responsible for overseeing engineering, product management and operations for an extensive product portfolio including Data Loss Prevention, E-Mail and Web Security (on-premise and cloud), Managed Services, Trust Services and Authentication. Previously at Symantec, Anil led multiple product groups including Endpoint Protection, Mobile Security and Management, Encryption, Storage and High-Availability and India Product Operations as well as Enterprise Global Consulting.

Prior to Symantec, Anil led product management for enterprise security services at VeriSign. Chakravarthy began his career at McKinsey & Company, where he rose to become the co-leader of the E-Business Practice in the Business Technology Office.

Anil received a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering from the Institute of Technology, Varanasi, India. Additionally, Chakravarthy received his Master of Science and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Lou Attanasio

Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer

Lou Attanasio brings over 35 years of technology and leadership experience to his role as executive vice president and chief revenue officer at Informatica. Lou is responsible for executing on Informatica’s global sales efforts, which includes the America’s, EMEA and Asia Pacific. Additionally, Lou's focused on increasing value gained from Informatica solutions for all Informatica clients, growing the company’s Total Addressable Market (TAM) and driving international expansion. His team includes the worldwide sales/technical organization as well as professional services.

Lou brings a wealth of sales, passion and hands-on leadership experience, as well as a proven track record from IBM. Most recently, Lou was general manager Global Sales for IBM’s high-growth and strategic Hybrid Cloud Portfolio. The portfolio included: Application Development, Deployment and Management, Application Services and Bluemix. Previously, Lou was general manager Global Sales of IBM Systems Middleware, which included WebSphere, Rational, Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure (Tivoli) and IBM’s Cross Brand Mainframe Software Portfolio. Lou’s leadership experience also included running all of IBM’s North America East Software business, with responsibility of IBM’s entire software portfolio.

Lou started his career at IBM’s Watson Research Center, moved on to become a Software Systems Engineer and then transitioned to a top sales leader. His roles included: client executive for the City of New York, Client Server Computing, Data Management sales director in North America East, worldwide sales director WebSphere MQ and MQSI and North America WebSphere vice president.

Doug Barnett

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Doug Barnett is the executive vice president and chief financial officer for Informatica with responsibility for a number of areas of Informatica’s business, including finance, legal, information technology, human resources and corporate development.

Previously, Doug served as the executive vice president and chief financial officer of TriZetto Corporation, a health care IT company that provides information technology and service solutions that help payers and providers work more efficiently and collaborate to deliver better health care.

Doug was previously the managing director, chief financial officer and chief administrative officer of AlixPartners LLP, where he was responsible for most non-client facing functions at the firm, including accounting, finance, treasury, HR, facilities, internal audit, tax, IT and other operations for 16 global locations. Doug has held numerous other financial leadership roles at UGS Corporation, Colfax Corporation and Giddings & Lewis, Inc.

Doug received a Masters of Management degree from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and his Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Illinois.

Ansa Sekharan

Executive Vice President, Global Customer Support and Informatica University

Ansa Sekharan is executive vice president of Informatica's Global Customer Support and Informatica University, where he is responsible for establishing Informatica as a trusted partner for customers worldwide by ensuring their success with Informatica's products. Additionally Ansa leads Informatica’s Education Services division, with a focus on role-based training programs to ensure organization gets the most out of investment in Informatica products.

Ansa was an early employee at Informatica starting in 1996. During his tenure, Informatica has received prestigious industry awards recognizing its support services, including being ranked number one in customer loyalty in the data integration enterprise software sector for 10 years in a row. Prior to joining Informatica, Ansa was a veteran of Sybase, where he held numerous customer services roles.

He graduated with honors from the University of Tulsa, where he earned a master's degree in Computer Science. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from The National Institute of Technology, India.

Amit Walia

Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer

Amit Walia is the executive vice president and chief product officer responsible for product development, product management, product marketing and engineering. Previously Amit was the senior vice president and general manager for Informatica’s Data Integration and Data Security business unit.

Prior to Informatica, Amit worked in leadership positions across a variety of functions at Symantec, Intuit and McKinsey & Company. He spent the earlier part of his career working for Tata Group and Infosys Technologies in India.

Amit holds a Master of Business Administration with honors in strategy and economics from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Additionally, he received his Bachelor of Science with honors degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi.

Maureen Brennan

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Maureen Brennan is the senior vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO) for Informatica. As CHRO she is responsible for driving a culture of innovation, designing strategies to attract, develop and retain world-class talent, while continuing to deepen the company’s high performance environment. With thousands of employees in dozens of countries, the company’s global HR strategy focus is on higher engagement, building Informatica’s reputation as a great place to work and providing an environment where employees can learn, grow and have long and successful careers within the company.

Maureen was previously the vice president, Human Capital Management at Trizetto, a leading healthcare software company. She was responsible for executive, leadership and employee development, compensation, benefits, talent acquisition, partnership management and all people-related aspects of acquisition integration. Maureen provided strategic HR leadership, which includes designing and implementing effective organization and people strategies for the company.

Prior to joining TriZetto, Maureen held various positions in human resources at AT&T, where she worked with executive leadership on human resource strategies and aligning compensation processes and tools with the overall business plan.

Maureen earned her bachelor’s degree from the Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland.

Graeme Thompson

Senior Vice President and CIO

Graeme Thompson is senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of Informatica with responsibility for the strategic direction of Informatica’s global business solutions and technology infrastructure. Graeme’s focus is on fostering a world-class IT organization and furthering Informatica’s use of cloud, big data and other technologies to create competitive advantage, enable new revenues and aid in driving customer success.

Graeme brings more than two decades of technology and business leadership experience in IT and supply chain positions. Most recently, Graeme was a vice president at Oracle, where he led a team of hundreds of employees in dozens of countries with end-to-end responsibility for all user-facing enterprise IT services that were utilized internally at Oracle. Prior to Oracle, Graeme was vice president and chief information officer at BEA Systems. Before that, he was vice president, Supply Chain at Riverstone Networks.

Graeme graduated with Distinction from the University of Paisley in Scotland with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics with Marketing.

Debbie O’Brien

Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer (CCO)

Debbie O’Brien is senior vice president and chief communications officer (CCO) of Informatica with responsibility for the strategic direction of Informatica’s internal and external communications. Debbie leads the company’s public relations, media relations, social media, analyst relations, internal communications and executive communications. Debbie has an award-winning communications team chartered with furthering the strong reputation of Informatica, advising key leaders including the CEO and telling the company story.

Debbie brings a wealth of technology and business communications experience in leading global organizations. Most recently, Debbie served as senior director of executive communications at SAP, leading communications for the President of the Product and Technology Group and BusinessObjects acquisition. Prior to SAP, Debbie drove executive communications and PR for Sun Microsystems co-founder, chairman and CEO.

Debbie graduated with from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications.