ABBYY, a market leader in purpose-built AI for intelligent automation, has announced the appointment of Patrick Jean “PJ” as Chief Product & Technology Officer (CPO/CTO) and a member of the executive management team. PJ has served in several executive engineering and leadership roles over his 20-year career and has a successful track record winning market share that drives demonstrable revenue. He will lead global product and technology teams with a primary focus on accelerating time-to-market for ABBYY’s intelligent document processing and process intelligence solutions to deliver measurable value to global enterprise customers faster.
“The depth of PJ’s hands-on experience gives him an indispensable perspective, both as a leader and a technologist,” said Ulf Persson, Chief Executive Officer at ABBYY. “Not only does he understand what it takes to drive a successful time-to-market and growth strategy for the enterprise, he is also an advocate for servant leadership that fosters a high performing, and highly motivated organizational culture. PJ joins us at a time where the AI and intelligent automation market is at an inflexion point and seeing rapid growth. PJ’s know-how and experience will be instrumental to further ABBYY’s value to customers, profitable growth strategy and continued recognition as a leader in the industry.”
Prior to joining ABBYY, PJ held executive engineering and technology roles at OutSystems, Citrix, and Apttus, and currently serves on the Board for Codility.
“ABBYY is an experienced innovator in AI with strong leadership and an even stronger commitment to customers,” commented PJ. “ABBYY’s deep expertise and focus on purpose-built AI distinguishes the company as a proven organization among the upcropping of bandwagoners. I look forward to delivering high impact value to our customers.”