Mission: To help our customers excel at digital, to achieve transformational outcomes using innovative technology and proven expertise.
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Kony helps organizations of all sizes reach digital success. Kony is the fastest growing, cloud-based digital application solutions company, and a recognized industry leader among low code, digital and mobile application development platform providers, and an emerging leader in the digital banking market
With over 600 live multi-channel apps, serving over 20 million end users across 50 countries. Kony provides the most innovative and secure omni-channel applications, with exceptional user experience and design, empowering organizations to excel at digital. From delighting consumers and partners to supporting employees, Kony Apps and Kony AppPlatform give enterprises the efficiency and agility, to get ahead and stay ahead, resulting in transformation outcomes.
For the past five years Kony was named a “Leader” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP).
Stay ahead in the digital world
Tablet at home. Desktop at work. Laptop in meetings. Smartphone everywhere else. We live in a world where people work across multiple devices every day. Digital user experiences, whether for customer or employee, have to work reliably and instantly everywhere to meet expectations. And to create greatest value for your business, they have to be exceptional.
At Kony, we meet this imperative by taking an encompassing approach to our leading technology. Our cross-platform development system effectively covers all devices and operating systems efficiently and at scale. With Kony, organizations can bypass numerous hurdles encountered in the development process so every user experience is optimized.
Accelerating digital success
Exceptional experiences are the product of extraordinary people. We employ the world’s leading digital experts and partner with technology innovators and proven integrators for enterprise application development, deployment and management. With our extensive ecosystem, committed team and talented developer community, you’re always covered with Kony.
Is digital in your DNA? If you’re smart, dedicated and passionate about empowering amazing digital experiences, our team may be a great fit for you.
Tom Hogan - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Thomas E. Hogan has been at the forefront of innovation in the enterprise software market for more than three decades. Before joining Kony, Tom served as executive vice president of Software at HP, with responsibility for all software functions, including sales, marketing, engineering, product development, operations and technical support. Prior to joining HP, Tom served as the president and chief executive officer of Vignette, a publicly held software company specializing in enterprise content management. He also held key leadership roles at Siebel Software, where he helped quadrupled total revenues as senior vice president of global sales and operations, and IBM, where he started his career and held a variety of executive posts.
Tom holds a master’s degree in management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, graduating with distinction with concentrations in finance, international business and organizational behavior. He also holds a bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from the University of Illinois.
Todd Riesterer - Chief Human Resources Officer
Todd brings to Kony his extensive experience with global high-tech companies during periods of major hyper-growth, including scaling a business from $15 million to $500 million. Most recently, Todd served as Senior Vice President of HR at InsideSales.com where he was instrumental in doubling the employee base to support the company’s fast growth, while also driving new HR innovation to deliver maximum strategic business impact.
Prior to leading HR for InsideSales.com, Todd drove international human resource growth strategies for VMware’s Global Customer and Business Operations organizations, which included more than 9,000 employees.
Todd also previously led successful global HR programs at McAfee, Business Objects and Cadence Design Systems.
Cem Tanyel - Executive Vice President of Global Services
Cem Tanyel is responsible for all Kony services business globally. His mission is to provide world class services and delivery to Kony customers by driving the growth, transformation, integration and expansion of Kony’s services organization and offerings across the globe.
Tanyel’s expertise is in the areas of digital technologies, mobile platforms, enterprise software, global delivery, large scale/mission-critical/ high performance systems for healthcare organizations, financial services, public sector, telecommunication and travel around the world.
Prior to Kony, Tanyel led the consulting and multi-service delivery for TriZetto Corporation, a Cognizant subsidiary. Prior to TriZetto, Tanyel was the VP and GM for the Healthcare and Life Sciences Software and Solutions business for CSC with 4000 customers and in excess of $500M of revenues around the world. Mr. Tanyel also had senior leadership roles at McKesson, Unisys, and Informix Software (now part of IBM).
Mr. Tanyel has an M. Sc. in Computer Science from University of Maryland, an M.B.A. from San Jose State University in California and a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey.
Bill Bodin - Chief Technology Officer
Bill Bodin is Kony’s Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Bodin is responsible for fortifying Kony’s innovation leadership in the enterprise mobility market, and shaping Kony’s technology vision. He chairs the company’s architect council, leads the technology evangelism efforts and also works with Kony’s growing base of global enterprise customers to achieve business outcomes through mobile innovation.
Bodin brings more than 30 years of technology industry experience to Kony. Most recently, he served as chief technology officer for IBM’s Mobile Computing CIO group. He was both a Distinguished Engineer and a recognized Master Inventor at IBM, and holds numerous patents in domains including Mobile Computing, Operating Systems, Media, Telematics, Consumer Electronics and Healthcare.
Prior to joining Kony, Bodin founded IBM’s Pervasive Computing Lab which was the center for mobile innovation. Bodin is also the creator and thought leader for IBM Catalyst, the mobile development accelerator framework (CIO100 2015 award winner) and IBM’s first mobile app store, Whirlwind (CIO100 2011 award winner). He also represented the CIO organization in the Center for Innovation Leadership (CIL), championing innovation and invention in the IBM Corporation.
Bodin holds a Graduate Degree in Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon & Florida Atlantic University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from the University of Georgia.
Wayne McCulloch - Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer
Wayne joins Kony from Salesforce.com where he served as the Senior Vice President of Salesforce University. Wayne built the global team responsible for building, selling, deploying and supporting enablement programs and strategies for Salesforce.com worldwide.
During his successful customer centric career, Wayne has served in a variety of leadership positions across worldwide organizations within the high tech industry including HP, Lombardi (IBM), and Vignette (OpenText) and has received several industry awards for innovation and thought leadership.
Wayne holds a Bachelor of Information Technology from Swinburne University (Melbourne, Australia).
Xina Seaton - Co-Executive Director of Mobilizing Causes
Xina carries dual senior leadership roles for Kony. She, along with Usha Iyer, lead our global Mobilizing Causes initiative, a core part of our culture encompassing a multitude of philanthropic activities. Giving is a cornerstone value at Kony, and we take great effort to thoughtfully serve our neighboring communities and people. Xina also serves as our Vice President of Customer Success.
Usha Iyer - Co-Executive Director of Mobilizing Causes
Usha carries dual senior leadership roles for Kony. She, along with Xina Seaton, lead our global Mobilizing Causes initiative, a core part of our culture encompassing a multitude of philanthropic activities. Giving is a cornerstone value at Kony, and we take great effort to thoughtfully serve our neighboring communities and people. Usha also serves as our Vice President of Products.
Kevin Strickler- Digital Marketing
I’m a digital marketing specialist for Kony and I love my job! As a digital marketing specialist I manage our SEM and SEO projects as well as coordinate and run all of our webinars. Being a student of life, I’ve always enjoyed learning new strategies and tactics. Working at Kony has allowed me to continue my passion for knowledge and the people that I work with encourage me to do so. Not only do my co-workers care about me, but they also care about my career. It’s a great work environment.
Geetha Dinesh – Senior Business Analyst, Delivery
I have been with Kony for 15 months and have experienced the warmth twofold my tenure. Kony has a culture of empathizing with all Mobilizers. Be it the warmth of smile from Security personnel at Reception, response from HR and Admin, support from Managers and Leadership Team, Collaboration with Colleagues, Opportunities to explore interests beyond regular chores, transparency in top-bottom communication... list goes on.
With a blend of resources from College Grads to Veterans over 3 decades, Kony is a place to learn and grow, promised with fun and wisdom. In recent past, with the new mantra called 'Full Throttle', Kony is connecting all dots to make it an 'Enriched' workplace. I carry Pride being a “Konyian”!
Prasanthi Bonam - Product Developer, Cloud
Kony is a great place for startup career. Management is encouraging and supportive in taking up challenging tasks. It provides a good learning environment which helps to improve our conceptual skills with practical insights required to grow as a highly qualified professional/full stack developer.
Nutan Karamcheti - Product Test Manager, Cloud
Kony has attracted best top leadership talent who are now set to transform Kony product into a world class one.
The amount of power entrusted to Mobilizers is huge. You are empowered to go explore and find data, build things and choose the course of action you think will have the most impact. Apart from this -Competitive salaries, great benefits, company sponsored events that challenge the multi nationals.
Plus, the culture is something that makes your day worth being in the office -" the atmosphere where everybody understands we are in the same ship and we need to sail it together."
Additionally, we get to work on new technology, skills and products in the highly dynamic mobile space.
I have been working at Kony full-time
great people, good culture, global challenges, interesting work
still operates a bit like a start-up, so you have to be willing to create the road while you are driving on it at times.
Advice to Management
Keep up the great work!
I applied online. I interviewed at Kony (Austin, TX) in April 2017.
I initially received an HR interview, followed by 2 technical reviews and 2 managerial reviews. All interviews were professional and best of all, courteous. They were scheduled by an assistant, I was notified in advance with information about the interviewer.