Amplitude Announces Appointment of Former IBM President and Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst to Board of Directors
“Jim is a legend in the technology world, and we couldn’t be more fortunate to work alongside him,” said
Whitehurst was formerly president of IBM and CEO of Red Hat until the company’s acquisition by IBM in 2019. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer at Delta Air Lines where he drove the company’s international expansion and oversaw all aspects of airline operations, from sales to strategy. He currently serves as a senior advisor for IBM, a special advisor for
“I’m elated to partner with Spenser, a leader with earnest values and a desire to build an enduring company with a strong culture at its core,” said Whitehurst. “Amplitude is approaching digital products in a way that harkens back to Henry Ford’s approach to the assembly line. We are still in the early days of industrializing digital optimization, and Amplitude is at the forefront of the vastly expanding category.”
Amplitude is a pioneer in digital optimization. It has more than 1,200 paying customers, including 26 of the Fortune 100.