SANTA CLARA, Calif. (PRWEB) May 15, 2019
The CTO Forum today announced that Jeremy King, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Pinterest, Inc. has been appointed to the CTO Forum Advisory Board. The CTO Forum brings together senior technology executives, business leaders and academicians to discuss and collaborate on key technology issues and to accelerate innovation across organizations.
"The CTO Forum has had the distinct privilege of collaborating with Jeremy King for a number of years, and it is our honor to now welcome he and Pinterest to the Advisory Board. We admire and respect the visionary leadership he exemplifies and anticipate his contributions will continue to provide tangible, lasting benefit to the CTO Forum community,” said Basheer Janjua, Founder and Chairman of the CTO Forum.
CTO Forum hosts a series of events for its members each year, and each is designed to explore industry landscapes, taking a "deep dive” approach to analyzing technology and leadership challenges with preeminent executives and subject matter. Its Advisory Board sets the agenda for all of the events hosted each year, selecting top-tier speakers and thought leaders to examine the most important industry topics including those related to technology, engineering, disruption, strategy and innovation.
"It is my pleasure to accept this appointment to the CTO Forum as we have a long-established synergy of belief and commitment to technology innovation. The CTO Forum’s platform of thought leadership is unparalleled and the annual executive program series delivered in a non-commercial environment make this a unique and highly compelling organization," said Jeremy King, SVP of Engineering, Pinterest.
As Senior Vice President of Engineering, Mr. King focuses on innovation, product development and technology. At Pinterest, King leads the team responsible for the visual discovery engine that automates personalization and delivers recommendations to 250M+ monthly active users across areas like home, food, style and beauty. King is widely regarded as a leading expert in e-commerce development, building and scaling cutting-edge consumer products at the world’s largest retail organization, Walmart. For over 20 years, he has been on the forefront of cloud computing with expertise in highly available and scalable web technologies, engineering methodology and productivity, and in developing SaaS technology platforms and presentation layer frameworks to support global e-commerce operations.
About CTO Forum
The CTO Forum is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering a trusted, open and creative environment where the brightest minds of our times convene to address industry’s most important issues. The CTO Forum brings together the best minds in technology from different industries to define opportunities, and to collaborate in harnessing the extraordinary potential of technology. The CTO Forum’s mission is to deliver a Global Innovation Platform, where technology leaders collaborate and co-create the technology and solutions that will be critical to meeting tomorrow’s global opportunities and challenges. For more information, visit http://www.ctoforum.org.