12 Sep Rodger Jones Joins Criterion Systems as CTO
VIENNA, Va., September 12, 2019 – Criterion Systems, Inc. announced today that Rodger Jones has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He brings more than 20 years of success in technology and business built on a foundation of transformational performance, measurable results, revenue growth and bottom-line profitability. As CTO, Jones makes executive decisions with regards to the technological interests of the company as they relate to the products and services we provide to our customers. He is responsible for outlining the company’s customer-facing technological vision, implementing technology strategies, and ensuring that the technological resources are aligned to provide consistent offerings to Criterion’s customers.
Jones has a deep background in managed services, account management, technology operations, IT enterprise architecture, software development, sales, professional services, service quality, and corporate strategy. Most recently, he was a founding member of the c-suite executive team as Chief Technology Officer for UnityBPO, a healthcare information technology company. Prior to that he was a vice president and CTO for the Kemtah Group. He has also held positions at IBM, Anthem Inc., and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
“Criterion is a technology services leader, helping our customers to navigate the changing cybersecurity landscape in order to meet current and emergent challenges for securing many of our nation’s most critical technology assets,” stated Jones. “I am excited to join such a well-respected company and I look forward to partnering with our customers to help them meet their mission objectives in a responsible, practical manner.”
“Rodger brings exceptional industry expertise and enterprise leadership skills to Criterion,” explained Sharma. “He joins the company at an exciting time, as we expand our service offerings and grow our customer base. He will play a valuable role in helping Criterion to continue to meet – and surpass – customer expectations.”
Jones has a BS in Computer Information Systems from Louisiana Tech University and is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico.