Cxense appoints Pankaj Saharan as Chief Technology Officer
Oslo, Norway – 2 May 2018 – Cxense ASA today announced that Pankaj Saharan has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the company. He will be responsible for developing the technology powering Cxense’s leading Data Management Platform with Intelligent Personalization. The appointment follows the decision to strengthen the Cxense management team after the corporate restructuring.
Pankaj has a strong technology leadership background in both B2B & B2C domains. He has built, led and scaled world-class engineering teams in different business segments including e-commerce, digital marketing and telecommunications. He joins Cxense from European e-commerce giant, Zalando, where he has led the Engineering Practice at the Helsinki office and driven the software development teams to deliver on the key platform components like search and personalization. His previous roles included Global Head of SW Engineering, Program Manager, Technical Project Manager, Scrum Master, Technical Consultant etc. in companies ranging from SMEs to large corporations like Microsoft and Nokia. In addition, he is an advisor of lean startup methodologies and has served as board member of a couple of Finnish entrepreneurship societies. Pankaj holds a Master of Science in Mobile Computing, Services and Security, from Aalto University, and a Master’s Degree in Business Informatics from Helsinki Metropolia university of Applied Sciences, both in Finland. Pankaj will join Cxense in July 2018.
“Pankaj is an experienced technology leader, combining a strong technical background with deep business understanding and people skills,” said Christian Printzell Halvorsen, CEO of Cxense. “His background from e-commerce, marketing and analytics is very relevant to Cxense’s strategy of growth in the publishing and digital marketing verticals."
“Deep audience understanding is becoming increasingly important for all online companies and Cxense has an attractive position as an independent provider of data management and personalization technology with great potential. Technology is at the core of Cxense’s product and company strategy and I’m excited about the opportunity to join as Chief Technology Officer,” said Pankaj Saharan.
Cxense helps publishers and marketers across the globe to transform their raw data into their most valuable resource. Cxense's leading Data Management Platform (DMP) with Intelligent Personalization, gives companies unprecedented insight about their individual customers, and enables them to action this insight real-time in all marketing and sales channels. Benefits include increasing digital revenue and user loyalty. Cxense works with brands such as Aeon, Wall Street Journal, Grupo Clarin, NBC Universal, Aller Media and many more. Cxense is headquartered in Norway with offices worldwide and the company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange with the ticker 'CXENSE.' For more information: www.cxense.com
Christian Printzell Halvorsen, Chief Executive Officer
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