Blackbaud, the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, is pleased to announce that Sudip Datta has been appointed senior vice president and chief product officer. Datta will report to Kevin McDearis, executive vice president and chief technology officer, and will oversee Blackbaud’s global product portfolio—including product lifecycles, roadmaps and strategy—contributing to Blackbaud’s growth and innovation.
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“Sudip is an accomplished, growth-minded, and outcome-driven technology executive with a stellar track record in managing large business portfolios while creating and delivering value for customers,” said McDearis. “He is widely regarded as a change agent, having led several successful technology, culture and process transformation initiatives, and we are thrilled to welcome him to Blackbaud.”
Most recently, Datta led the Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations (AIOps) and Observability business at Broadcom Inc. He was responsible for overall profit and loss (P&L), research and development, and go-to-market strategy while managing a global team distributed across multiple continents. Previously, Datta was vice president of products at Oracle and has also held positions at IBM and Fujitsu-ICL.
“I am excited to bring my 25 years of experience in the software industry to a company that’s fully focused on social good,” said Datta “Blackbaud represents the confluence of technology and purpose, and I’m looking forward to working with the team to build exceptional products that help our customers achieve their goals and ultimately make the world a better place.”
A passionate volunteer leader, Datta is a trusted advisor to various early-stage startups. He has been a speaker for the National Diversity Council’s California chapter and an active participant in the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society. Datta is also a founding member of Uddyom, a non-government organization devoted to improving healthcare and education in rural and semi-urban areas of India.
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