Jadu appoints Jayne Nickalls to its board of directors to head business development strategy
Published Saturday, 16 June 2012
Leicester, UK - June 14, 2012. Jadu has today announced that Jayne Nickalls will join the company’s board of directors as non- executive, responsible for Jadu’s Global Business Development strategy.
Jayne comes to Jadu with nearly thirty years of experience in delivering IT enabled business change, helping to grow businesses and working with customers in complex environments. More recently, she was Chief Executive of Directgov (now the Government Digital Service) for six years, during which time she led the site from start-up to an established, successful business that is now at the heart of the Government's digital strategy with visits to the site of some 30 million a month.
Previously, Jayne was Vice President of Consulting (Northern Europe) with Chordiant Software, where she led and managed the delivery of a wide range of enterprise solutions to clients across a number of industries, including financial services.
We're thrilled that Jayne has joined Jadu's board and will be helping us expand in the UK and internationally. Jayne's experience in Government online services will really help Jadu, our customers and partners build even more relevant and secure applications, Jayne's grounding in enterprise software across a number of industries as well as her experience with partner eco-systems will really make a difference. We're all excited about the direction of the company and Jayne's experience will really bolster an already very talented board of directors.says Suraj Kika, CEO of Jadu.
Jadu develops software that radically transforms the way businesses, institutions and Government communicate and transact online and on mobile devices. The company has grown significantly in the last two years, investing heavily in R&D and infrastructure to facilitate the growth it has experienced since launching its 'Jadu Universe Web Experience platform' and cloud services.
Recently, the company has launched its mobile app publishing network 'Weejot' - a revolutionary cloud based service that provides businesses and Government with the ability to create mobile apps in real-time with no technical skills required. The Weejot platform has been listed on the Government G-Cloud framework.
Jadu is focussed on strengthening its business in the UK as well as exporting its software internationally. The company has successfully established a US operating company servicing Higher Education, Government and Commercial organisations across North America.