Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. has announced that Girish Juneja has been named chief technology officer. Reporting to the President of Technology Services, Juneja will be responsible for guiding Altisource’s technology vision, creating cloud-enabled development platforms that Altisource and its Labs’ portfolio companies are using to rapidly build the next generation of software applications for the financial services sector. A seasoned technology executive with roots in big data, cloud infrastructure and software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platforms, Juneja will lead technology teams across its global footprint in Boston, Atlanta, Bangalore, Dallas, Irvine, Luxembourg, Los Angeles and Seattle.
Before joining Altisource, Juneja was general manager, Big Data Products and chief technology officer of Data Center Software at Intel Corporation. There, he led the company’s big data software strategy, drove the technology vision for Intel's data center software and launched the Intel Hadoop platform worldwide. As part of Intel’s executive team, he helped lead several strategic acquisitions including the acquisition of McAfee, Inc. Girish came to Intel through the acquisition of Savega, Inc., a company he co-founded that led industry innovations in XML acceleration. Girish holds a M.S. in Computer Science and an MBA in Finance and Strategy from the University of Chicago.
“I am thrilled to join Altisource at this pivotal time in the development of the company’s vision for its technology platform," said Juneja. "Altisource has assembled an impressive combination of technology leaders, software assets and marquee customers. The company’s unique position to create a new, cloud-enabled platform for an entire industry really drew me to Altisource.”
“Girish combines big data and cloud services know-how with a truly entrepreneurial spirit," said William B. Shepro, chief executive officer of Altisource. "Girish’s record of success at Intel speaks volumes about his ability to build scalable enterprise software platforms that enable global marketplaces.”
Mark J. Hynes, president of Technology Services at Altisource, said, “I am very pleased to have Girish join our team. His expertise and leadership will be instrumental as we continue to develop our unique global accelerator model of developing next-generation software innovations for the mortgage and real estate marketplaces.”