September 21, 2020 (Plano, Texas) – Alkami, a leading cloud-based digital banking solutions provider for U.S.-based banks and credit unions today announced Marc Jones as their new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Jones will report to Alkami Chief Executive Officer Mike Hansen as a member of the Office of the Chief Executive (OCE) and will lead the strategic direction for the company’s technology and engineering organization.
“Marc has been a key technology leader for us over the last three years and steered our crucial product engineering and technology initiatives, including our 100% transformation to the cloud and the expansion of our SRE functions,” said Alkami CEO Mike Hansen. “Our disciplined talent development process prepared us well for this promotion. We’re delighted to bring his remarkable leadership, knowledge and experience to our executive team as we look forward to our next phase of growth and success at Alkami.”
Jones has 25 years of experience in software development, information technology, product development and cloud platforms and has facilitated several industry-first innovations. He spent almost eight years at SoftLayer, an IBM Company, in roles including VP of Product Innovation and Chief Technology Officer, as well as being named an IBM Distinguished Engineer. Prior to SoftLayer, he served as Director of Product Development at Rackspace in their emerging cloud division.
“It is an honor to lead Alkami’s award-winning technology teams to inspire continued digital innovation and success for our client community,” Jones said. “I look forward to advancing our bold investments in technology, talent and digital banking expertise as we partner with our clients to build thriving digital communities for their consumers and businesses.”