CIO of DocuSign joins IDCA's Advisory Council
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Washington D.C., October 30, 2017: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announces that Eric Johnson, SVP and CIO of DocuSign joined IDCA Advisory Council.
"With the continued rise and importance of cloud computing, there is a critical need for standards and terminology to be common across industries to drive important efficiency and scale. The International Data Center Authority is key to developing and driving the IT standards that will provide this foundation for the future", stated Eric Johnson about his joining the IDCA's Advisory Council.
Eric brings over twenty years of global leadership experience in information technology with a proven track record delivering complex, high value solutions across a wide range of industries. With success in building and leading highly effective global teams while supporting largely distributed workforces, Eric has developed, driven and delivered strategic IT architectures and cloud solutions to support rapidly growing global businesses.
Subhan Jahromi, Director of Public Relations at IDCA stated, "It is our pleasure to be the platform where the exceptional passion, expertise and vision of elite information technology executives like Eric Johnson are brought together, energized, unified for a greater purpose and their voices amplified."
Eric began his career with Deloitte Consulting where he specialized in supply chain and manufacturing solutions across high tech, consumer, oil and gas, and other industries. Eric went on to hold the SVP, CIO role at Informatica where he supported the growth of the company into a $1B global market leader. Eric is currently the SVP, CIO at DocuSign, where he has built a successful IT strategic vision and organization to scale in a hyper growth environment.
"Eric Johnson is a leading innovation oriented CIO. He's a thought leader in the space, very involved in the larger IT community and has fantastic IT executive experience at leading companies. Eric will make a excellent addition to the IDCA Advisory council. Thrilled to be able to work with him", stated Mark Thiele, Chairman of IDCA's Technical Standards Committee.
About DocuSign - DocuSign is a San Francisco-based company that provides electronic signature technology and digital transaction management services for facilitating electronic exchanges of contracts and signed documents. DocuSign’s features include authentication services, user identity management and workflow automation. Signatures processed by DocuSign are comparable to traditional signatures based on the product's compliance with the ESIGN Act as well as the European Union’s Directive 1999/93/EC on electronic signatures. More on DocuSign https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DocuSign
About IDCA Technical Standards Committee and Advisory Council- The IDCA Technical Standards Committee represents IDCA’s interest in matters pertaining to standards. The committee is composed of elite members from diverse yet premier data center, cloud and application centric organizations who bring decades of experience to the issues and challenges of the data center industry. Its primary mission is to develop a holistic standards and key performance indicator framework that incorporates well established third party industry standards and KPIs, as well as developing new standards and KPI models where gaps exist in the industry’s standards library to help empower and structure information technology, data centers and cloud. It also conducts research on the future needs and requirements, and its members serve as standards advocates and resources for their organizations and industry segments. The IDCA Advisory Council provides industry expertise and advice to IDCA’s Technical Standards Committee. More on the IDCA Technical Standards Committee and Advisory Council: https://www.idc-a.org/about-idca
About IDCA - Headquartered in Washington D.C., the IDCA was established to streamline, structure, educate and give direction to the information technology, data center and cloud industry. IDCA’s core mission is to aid in standardizing the feasibility, approach, selection, design, implementation, documentation and operation of data centers via modern-day processes and methodologies. Formed by industry veterans who realized the problems facing the industry and decided to do something about it, IDCA has perceptively identified the gaps and shortcomings of the data center industry. Hence, while it brings together the best-of-breed practices and principles currently existing in the industry, it caters to the data center stakeholder by providing a visionary outlook -- both on a broad scale and on an in-depth level -- of the purpose, discipline, and organization of data centers. In terms of education, IDCA is paving the way for professionals in power, cooling, network, system, storage, software, application, physical security, IT security, civil, architecture, telecommunication, structured cabling, safety, business continuity, operations, management, engineering, finance, legal, sales, marketing, HR, virtualization and cloud to all gather under one roof, with one mission, and for one industry. Thus far, thousands of professionals from both the government sector, such Department of Social Security, NASA, the U.S. House of Representatives, Department of Education, U.S. Courts, Department of State, as well as major conglomerates such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, MLB, Experian, Ericsson, eBay, AOL, Salesforce, Digital Realty, Visa, MasterCard, The World Bank, Verizon, AIG, T-Mobile, Expedia, Time Warner and others have been educated, trained and certified by IDCA. More on IDCA: idc-a.org