GroupBy Inc., a leading provider of relevancy-focused eCommerce solutions, announced that Mark Stibbe has been named Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Stibbe will oversee GroupBy’s IT initiatives as well as the company’s SOC 2 processes, internal reporting and analytics, and integration of GroupBy company acquisition’s IT systems. Additionally, Stibbe will take on the role of GroupBy’s Privacy Officer. He brings more than 25 years of experience in progressive leadership to his role as CIO.
Stibbe initially joined GroupBy as a Partner in 2013, and during the company’s startup phase he led several of GroupBy’s departments including consulting services, finance, HR and legal. Most recently, Stibbe served as Vice President of Customer Solutions before being appointed to CIO.
Stibbe has also served in various leadership roles at Oracle Endeca, most recently as Oracle’s Practice Director for North America East, where he was responsible for eCommerce consulting, and eCommerce and enterprise search solutions. Stibbe also served as Client Director at Cognos, where he was responsible for positioning and selling large multi-year performance management service programs.
“For the past five years, I have had the privilege to serve in multiple roles at GroupBy and have seen the company grow from a small Canadian startup, to a successful global eCommerce company helping leading retailers and brands create a more enhanced user experience with proven business results,” said Stibbe. “I am honored to serve as the company’s CIO and look forward to helping the company evolve as it continues to build out its industry-leading suite of services.”
“Mark’s diverse and extensive familiarity with GroupBy makes him an ideal fit for this position,” said Roland Gossage, CEO of GroupBy. “I have no doubt he will use his experience with other SaaS and software organizations to continue to improve GroupBy’s IT initiatives.”