Executive: Alex Sukennik
Position: Chief Information Officer
WinterWyman Executive Search has placed Alex Sukennik as Chief Information Officer at Avid (NASDAQ: AVID). WinterWyman Executive Search's Senior Vice President and Partner Beverly Morgan and President Ian Ide led the search.
As Avid's Chief Information Officer, Sukennik will lead all non-product technology functions within the Company, with a focus on the integration of platforms and the creation of shared services across multiple acquired businesses. Sukennik also will create the vision for IT by leading his team to optimize results, and ensure business results through enabling technology. Additionally, he will be responsible for implementing information technology capabilities that provide a competitive advantage for Avid and will ultimately be accountable for all aspects of the organization’s information technology applications and systems.
Prior to joining Avid, Sukennik was Vice President of Infrastructure, Operations and Digitization at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ: HMHC) and the Vice President of Information Technology at Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD). Previously, he was the Chief Information Officer at Parallels and held several tech- and architecture-focused Senior Director roles at Acronis. Earlier in his career, Sukennik served in tech management roles at Suffolk Construction Company and All Major Networking. He holds his Master's degree in Business Administration from Boston's Northeastern University.
Avid delivers the most open and efficient media platform, connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution, and consumption. Avid's preeminent customer community uses Avid's comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and monetize the most watched, loved and listened to media in the world—from prestigious and award-winning feature films to popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, and celebrated music recordings and live concerts. With the most flexible deployment and pricing options, Avid's industry-leading solutions include Media Composer®, Pro Tools®, Avid NEXIS®, MediaCentral®, iNEWS®, AirSpeed®, Sibelius®, Avid VENUE™, Avid FastServe™, Maestro™, and PlayMaker™.
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