Broomfield, CO – WEBWIRE – Tuesday, September 26, 2023 Gorilla Logic, a leading digital product engineering services firm, today announced three appointments to its leadership team, effective immediately.
Software consulting industry veteran Drew Naukam has joined the company as CEO. Naukam is a senior executive passionate about the business of building great software. He spent more than a decade at Hitachi Consulting in various software and product engineering leadership roles including the management of the company’s Product Engineering Services business unit. He spent three years with GlobalLogic running the global Commerce and Technology business unit. Most recently, he was the Chief Growth Officer at Ness Digital Engineering, where he helped lead a successful sale of the business to KKR.
“I am delighted to join the Band of Gorillas, and was drawn by the company’s reputation for its technical delivery and top quality service,” said Naukam. “The Gorillas’ expertise in building world-class software has resulted in the ability to serve clients like no other. Going forward, we see demand for modern product engineering continuing to grow as AI accelerates the amount and pace of innovation. Gorilla Logic is uniquely positioned to deliver solutions and offerings that help our customers benefit from that innovation.”
Gorilla Logic’s Dave Barr has been promoted to Chief Delivery Officer and will focus on building and managing the company’s high performing product development and services delivery organizations across the U.S. and Latin America. Barr has more than 20 years of experience leading software engineering and operations in high growth companies. He joined Gorilla Logic in 2021, and continues to work with the team to implement the solutions delivery strategy to support the company’s objectives.
“Gorilla Logic has built an excellent foundation with exceptional technical talent. I look forward to helping our clients solve today’s most complex challenges through innovation and next-level solutions delivery,” commented Barr.
Chris Johnson has been appointed Chief Revenue Officer to drive Gorilla Logic’s next phase of growth. Johnson previously served in business development, sales, and customer success roles at Gorilla Logic and rejoins the company, bringing his extensive global industry knowledge, keen understanding of customer needs, and recent experience as CEO of an international technology organization.
“Gorilla Logic is a pioneer in the nearshoring space with dedicated Agile teams. I’m excited to be back with the Band of Gorillas as we head toward the next evolution of the business. In my recent industry experience, I’ve learned just how special and unique a place Gorilla Logic is and I’m incredibly excited to be back and working with Drew and the team,” said Johnson.
As Gorilla Logic advances its support for clients’ product roadmaps and builds, it continues to be at the forefront of new technologies including AI, cloud, and modern engineering techniques. To meet the needs of the rapidly evolving market, the company is focused on delivering strategic solutions that solve customers’ most complex challenges, enabling them to innovate and grow.
About Gorilla Logic
Gorilla Logic provides product development expertise to Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies, bringing unparalleled expertise across a wide range of modern technologies. Our highly collaborative, Agile Gorillas are uniquely qualified to implement complex software initiatives, and are skilled at large Agile implementations as well—we’re a Scaled Agile® Silver Partner. With offices in the United States, Costa Rica, Colombia, and Mexico, Gorilla Logic helps clients accelerate their product roadmaps and gain competitive advantages to achieve better results faster.