Software specialist to run CA Technologies' enterprise

CA Technologies has named software specialist Amit Chatterjee as executive vice president, Enterprise Solutions and Technology Group, effective immediately.

Chatterjee will have overall responsibility for strategy and execution across the full portfolio of Enterprise businesses, from development to commercialisation. In addition, Chief Technology Officer John Michelsen will now report directly to Chief Executive Officer Mike Gregoire. Peter Griffiths, who served as executive vice president, Enterprise Solutions and Technology Group since 2011, will leave the company to pursue other interests.

Chatterjee brings a 20-year track record of success in technology and software at both high-growth start-ups and global multinationals. Fortune Magazine named him “Top 40 Under 40” in 2010, and Ernst & Young named him as “Entrepreneur of the Year – Venture Capital” in 2011. He will be based at CA’s Silicon Valley Technology Center in Santa Clara, California

“Amit is a successful innovator, business builder and team leader, and I am excited to have attracted an executive with his unique experience and capabilities to our company,” said Gregoire. “His proven ability to connect innovation to opportunity and develop differentiated solutions is exactly what we need to further strengthen our portfolio, serve our customers and drive our continued success.”

Amit Chatterjee was the founder and CEO of Hara, a cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service company that provides enterprises with the data and information they need to manage energy consumption. He also held senior executive positions at SAP.