Luminoso have opted to promote from within to appoint former vice-president of engineering Henning Smith as its new chief technology officer
Smith has been leading engineering since joining Luminoso in 2019.
New Luminoso CTO Smith, who joined the company in 2019 to lead the company’s engineers, brings over 20 years’ experience in leading and developing engineering teams in distributed locations to his new role.
In his time at Luminoso, Smith oversaw the scaling of the customer insight provider’s global infrastructure, the achievement of SOC 2 compliance, and the launch of multiple new text analytics features.
Prior to joining Luminoso, the new appointment held engineering and development leadership roles at CA Technologies (now part of Broadcom) and Cisco.
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“During my time at Luminoso, I have been incredibly impressed with everyone’s commitment to ensuring that we’re delivering the highest-quality text analytics applications to all of our customers,” said Smith.
“As chief technology officer, I look forward to overseeing the development and delivery of the next generation of Luminoso’s text analytics applications.”
Adam Carte, CEO of Luminoso, commented: “As the demand for Luminoso’s text analytics applications have surged in recent years, our engineering and infrastructure teams have ensured our applications are exceeding customers’ needs.
“Henning Smith has been a stellar leader of our engineers during his tenure at Luminoso. As we continue to grow Luminoso globally, we’re confident that Henning will ensure our customers continue to enjoy best-in-class text analytics solutions through both cloud and on-premise deployments.”