Fusion AI Partners has announced that its advisory board has been strengthened by Melissa Di Donato’s decision to join.
Di Donato has a long history of technology leadership. Melissa spent over 10 years with PwC / IBM during her career. She started as an industry leader in cloud computing in 2000 when she was a founding member of Bluestar Solutions a start-up funded in Silicon Valley and one of the first cloud computing companies to perform application hosting for ERPs. She remained part of the executive team until she joined Oracle Corporation to run the Oracle services team in the US. She was seen as a key leader and awarded Director of the Year in 2004 and the 500K award in 2005.
Laurence Shaw, founding partner, Fusion AI Partners, said: “Fusion AI is going through an exciting phase of growth with the addition of new innovative technologies and significant new business and an expanding sales pipeline. Melissa’s experience during her career, in particular as a key leader in the growth of Salesforce across Global ISV markets, contributes significantly to the growth of the partnership.”
Di Donato joined salesforce.com in 2010 with the mission to build and lead a global ISV model across all international markets. She currently chairs the European ISV Advisory and Innovation Board, is a board member of EuroCloud and sits on numerous advisory boards to technology companies in the UK and in the Silicon Valley that are looking to further cloud based technology and the PaaS market.
Di Donato said: “This is an exciting time to be joining when Fusion is at such a pivotal stage of expansion’, said Melissa. ‘I am confident that my experience will be valuable for Fusion and I look forward to being able to contribute to the next phase of exponential growth.”
Fusion AI Partners also announced the appointment of Keith Fenwick as chairman of its advisory board.
Fenwick brings over 35 years of experience in the insurance sector including various senior positions within both Marsh and JLT.
"We are delighted to welcome Keith at this time as Fusion AI continues its successful growth strategy across the financial services spectrum. Keith will bring deep industry experience and a senior network to the operating companies within the partnership", said Shaw.
"I am thrilled to be joining Fusion AI at this exciting point of their development", said Fenwick. "I am looking forward to helping the various companies across the group achieve their ambitions."