Ian Davis
Ian Davis
Chair
Ian Davis
Chair

Ian Davis is currently Chairman of Thoughtworks Holdings Inc. He is also Senior Independent Director of Majid Al Futtaim Holdings and is an advisor to several private firms and non-profit organizations.

From 2013-2021 he was Chairman of Rolls-Royce plc. From 2010-2023 he was Non-Executive Director of Johnson & Johnson Inc. and from 2010-2020 he was a Non-Executive Director of BP plc where he was also Senior Independent (Lead) Director. Between 2011-2017 he was a Non-Executive Director of the UK Cabinet Office, of Teach for All, an educational non profit and Big Society Capital.

Ian is Senior Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Company, where he was a consultant and partner for over 30 years. He served as Chairman and Worldwide Managing Partner of McKinsey between 2003 and 2009.

Mike
Mike Sutcliff
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mike Sutcliff
Chief Executive Officer and Director

I am an engineer by training and an entrepreneur at my core. 

My interest in technology started at high school, learning to code on a Radio Shack TRS-80 computer. It progressed to studying electrical and computing engineering at Georgia Tech. I joined Accenture, where as the CEO of Accenture Digital, I had the opportunity to be at the leading edge of technology developments in data, AI, IoT and product engineering on a global basis.

Prior to joining Thoughtworks, I was the CEO at a start-up Mobeus, which pioneered new spatial computing and AI technologies. 

My career has allowed me to live and work in North America and Europe as well as work across LATAM, India and China, where I’ve seen how different people from different cultures can bring their own unique strengths to solving problems.

I have two daughters and live in Florida with my partner.

Robert Brennan
Robert Brennan
Director
Robert Brennan
Director

Robert has served as a member of our board since July 2021. He has been an advisor and mentor at Entrepreneurship for All Roxbury (EforAll) since 2019.

Previously, he served as the executive director of Computer Associates from 2017 to 2018. Before that, he was chair and chief executive officer of Veracode from 2011 to 2018. Before Veracode, he was a director and the president and chief executive officer at Iron Mountain, a publicly-traded data protection and information management services company, from 2004 to 2011.

He was also previously chair and chief executive officer of Connected Corporation from 2000 to 2004. He was also general manager for Network and Service Management at Cisco after being chief executive officer for American Internet. He has also served on the boards of directors for several private technology companies.

Jane Chwick
Jane Chwick
Director
Jane Chwick
Director

Jane has served as a member of our board since 2017. She spent 30 years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as partner and co-chief operating officer of its technology division, until her retirement in 2013. During her career at Goldman Sachs, she held a number of senior positions, including global head of technology of the securities division and global head of derivatives technology. She was the co-founder and co-chief executive officer of Trewtec, a technology advisory firm, from 2014 to 2017.

She currently serves on the boards of directors of MarketAxess, Voya Financial, M&T Bank and Essent Group. She also currently serves on the executive board of trustees of the Queens College Foundation and has served on the boards of directors of Girls Who Code and of the Berkshire School.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from Queens College and a Master of Business Administration from St. John’s University with a concentration in management information systems and quantitative analysis.

Rohan Haldea
Rohan Haldea
Director
Rohan Haldea
Director

Rohan has served as a member of our board since 2017. He joined Apax Partners in 2007 and is currently a partner in the tech & telco team. He currently serves on the board of directors of TietoEVRY. He also serves as co-chief executive officer of the Apax Foundation, a non-profit organization affiliated with Apax Partners, and as a trustee of Impetus.

Before joining Apax Partners, he worked at Bain Capital in New York, where he focused on the industrial, distribution and retail sectors. Before that, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Company.

He earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

Gina Loften
Gina Loften
Director
Gina Loften
Director

Gina has served as a member of our board since July 2021. She served as the chief technology officer for Microsoft US (a branch of Microsoft Corporation) from 2019 to 2021. Before Microsoft, for over 15 years, she served in roles of growing responsibility with IBM, including global consulting leader in cloud application innovation for IBM Global Business Services, chief innovation officer for IBM Research, and global public sector leader for IBM Watson Group.

She currently serves on the board of directors of TTEC Holdings. She also serves on the board of the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, North Carolina. She has previously served on the boards of George Mason Research Foundation, Rise Against Hunger and the advisory council for the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations.

She earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Salim Nathoo
Salim Nathoo
Director
Salim Nathoo
Director

Salim has served as a member of our board since 2017. He joined Apax Partners in 1999 and is currently a partner in the tech & telco team. He is also a member of the investment committees for the Apax Buyout Funds, Apax Digital Fund and Apax Global Alpha. He currently serves on the board of directors of TietoEVRY. He has served as an advisor or board member to a number of Apax Partners portfolio companies, including Syneron Candela, GlobalLogic, iGATE, Orange Switzerland, Sophos, SMART Technologies, Weather Investments, Tim Hellas and Promethean.

Before joining Apax Partners, Mr. Nathoo was an engagement manager with McKinsey & Company, where he specialized in advising clients in the telecom sector.

Mr. Nathoo earned a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD and a Master of Arts in mathematics from the University of Cambridge.

William Parrett
William Parrett
Director
William Parrett
Director

William has served as a member of our board since 2017. He joined Deloitte & Touche USA LLP in 1967 and served in a series of roles of increasing responsibility, including as senior partner, before retiring in 2007. From 2003 to 2007, he served as the chief executive officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. From 1999 to 2003, he was managing partner of Deloitte & Touche USA. Mr. Parrett currently serves on the boards of directors of Oracle Corporation and The Blackstone Group.

He previously served on the boards of directors of Eastman Kodak Company, Conduent, Thermo Fisher Scientific, UBS Group AG and iGate. Additionally, he is a past chairman of the board of trustees of United Way Worldwide and of the board of directors of the United States Council for International Business.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts in accounting from St. Francis College.

Roxanne Taylor
Roxanne Taylor
Director
Roxanne Taylor
Director

Roxanne has been a member of our board since June 2021. She is the chief marketing and communications officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). Before MSK, she spent 23 years at Accenture — including more than ten years as chief marketing and communications officer.

She serves as a director of Unisys, Whalar, Pure Storage, OpenX, and Fyllo. She also serves on the board of Reporters Without Borders and the US chapter of Reporters Sans Frontières. She has been named one of Forbes’s “World’s Most Influential CMOs,” included in FierceCMO’s “B2B CMOs to Watch,” and selected for a Changing the Game Award by the Advertising Women of New York (now called She Runs It). She is a member of the Arthur W. Page Society, the Committee of 200, and the Women’s Forum.

Before joining Accenture, Ms. Taylor served in corporate communications, investor relations and senior marketing positions at Reuters and Quotron (now part of Citicorp) from 1993 to 1995 and 1989 to 1993, respectively.

Global Management Team

Mike
Mike Sutcliff
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mike Sutcliff
Chief Executive Officer and Director

I am an engineer by training and an entrepreneur at my core. 

My interest in technology started at high school, learning to code on a Radio Shack TRS-80 computer. It progressed to studying electrical and computing engineering at Georgia Tech. I joined Accenture, where as the CEO of Accenture Digital, I had the opportunity to be at the leading edge of technology developments in data, AI, IoT and product engineering on a global basis.

Prior to joining Thoughtworks, I was the CEO at a start-up Mobeus, which pioneered new spatial computing and AI technologies. 

My career has allowed me to live and work in North America and Europe as well as work across LATAM, India and China, where I’ve seen how different people from different cultures can bring their own unique strengths to solving problems.

I have two daughters and live in Florida with my partner.

Erin Cummins
Erin Cummins
Chief Financial Officer
Erin Cummins
Chief Financial Officer

As a leader, I am passionate about enabling people to do amazing things, and that’s what led me to join Thoughtworks in 2004: the people I talked to at Thoughtworks had such passion for the company and for technology that I knew I wanted to be a part of it. I became Head of Finance for Europe in 2011 and CFO in 2014, and I have supported the business and our people through many phases of growth and expansion. I am incredibly proud of our enduring commitment to nurturing our technologists and growing their careers.

I am from the US but now live in London, which I love for its global culture.

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Peter Buhrmann
Regional Managing Director, Europe
Peter Buhrmann
Regional Managing Director, Europe

I joined Thoughtworks as Managing Director of Germany in 2013. After 15 years leading large businesses, I was excited by the opportunity to build a world class technology consultancy in Germany, and to join such an outstanding community of technologists. In 2021 I became Managing Director for Europe, where I’m focused on supporting our clients' ambitions missions and creating an environment that makes us a destination employer for the best talent across Europe.

I began my career as a software engineer, and remain just as passionate about technology today. When I reflect on the relationships we have built with our clients and the truly excellent solutions we have built for them, I couldn’t be more proud of our teams in Germany and across Europe, and to have been a part of it.

I live in the beautiful city of Hamburg with my partner.

Caroline
Caroline Cintra
Regional Managing Director, Latin America
Caroline Cintra
Regional Managing Director, Latin America

I began my career as a software development consultant, and joined Thoughtworks in 2011 so I could use my skills to help our clients and to grow our business in Brazil. I am passionate about fostering teamwork and people development, and I am extremely proud to have the opportunity to do that at Thoughtworks.

In 2015 I became Co-Managing Director of Thoughtworks Brazil, together with Marta Saft from 2018, an inspiring woman and great friend. In 2021 I was appointed Managing Director of Latin America, working with teams across our region.

I live in Porto Alegre, Brazil with my husband and dog.

Martin
Martin Fowler
Chief Scientist
Martin Fowler
Chief Scientist

I am an author and speaker who is particularly interested in how software can be designed so we can easily add useful capabilities for many years. I joined Thoughtworks in 2000 as I found their attitude to people and customers fitted remarkably with my own views: they really do believe that people are their biggest asset. I am proud to have been part of our growth as a company, and to have helped talented individuals who have gone on to become influential leaders in the industry.

I have written a number of books on software development, including Refactoring and Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture. I was a pioneer of agile software development, taking part in the writing of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development in 2001. I speak around the world at software conferences, but am my happiest writing from my home in Massachusetts, where I work on in-depth practitioner material for martinfowler.com

Manish
Manish Kumar
Regional Managing Director, India and Middle East
Manish Kumar
Regional Managing Director, India and Middle East

I am passionate about technology and its transformative power to bring business agility. I started my career in Manufacturing but was drawn into the exciting world of technology in just a few years. 

Before joining Thoughtworks, I was working with a startup and my quest for building high-quality software while being agile, led me to the books and writings of Martin Fowler and the like. This influenced me to eventually join Thoughtworks in 2002 as a Quality Analyst. 

Since then, I have played a wide spectrum of market, customer and internal facing roles in software delivery, consulting and operations. More recently, I have contributed to the setup, growth and expansion of India and the Middle East market as a Business unit leader. I am proud that we are seen as progressive, inspirational and impactful by our customers, business ecosystem and society in the region. 

I have two daughters and I live in Bangalore with my wife.

Rachel
Rachel Laycock
Chief Technology Officer
Rachel Laycock
Chief Technology Officer

I am passionate about problem solving. Since joining Thoughtworks as a developer in 2010, I’ve taken on increasingly complex problems for our clients across the globe. I’m proud of the hard changes I have helped our clients make, so that they’ve been able to deliver more value for their organization. 

As Chief Technology Officer for Thoughtworks I am responsible for the continued development and communication of our technology strategy and vision. Our technology strategy is at the heart of ensuring we continue to be experts in the technologies and skills our clients need. In today’s world, businesses of every kind have an urgent need for a digital transformation partner that knows how to scale new technologies across the enterprise and rapidly deliver value. 

I’ve been lucky enough to work in many countries during my time at Thoughtworks, including stints in the UK, Germany, India, Australia and the US. Those experiences have given me valuable insights into the breadth and variety of challenges facing our clients across the globe.

I’ve been in the US since 2014, most recently as Global Managing Director of Enterprise Modernization, Platforms, and Cloud.

I have spent much of my career speaking at technology conferences and getting together with Thoughtworks’ Technical Advisory Board to produce the twice yearly Thoughtworks Technology Radar. 

I am originally from the North of England and now live in Delaware with my husband and two children.

Ramona Mateiu
Ramona Mateiu
Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Ramona Mateiu
Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

I joined Thoughtworks in Chicago in 2006 because the company’s inclusive culture and mission to revolutionize the technology industry really resonated with me. 

I’m proud to have helped grow, and now lead, a strong global legal team. I value tremendously the opportunity to grow as our business has grown. In the early years the legal team was small, so as we were opening new offices across the world, such as in China and Brazil, I was able to work with business leaders across the world.

Now as Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, I am responsible for advising our global leadership team, leading the global and regional legal teams, and growing and leading our compliance and ethics program.

I live in Chicago.

Chris Murphy
Chris Murphy
Chief Revenue and Client Officer
Chris Murphy
Chief Revenue and Client Officer

After starting my career as a technology and intellectual property lawyer, I joined Thoughtworks in 2004 so I could work at the forefront of modern software development with people who were as passionate about technology as I was.

During that time, I’m proud to have led the establishment growth of Thoughtworks’ business across several continents, where I had the privilege of helping our clients to envisage and build their modern digital businesses.

Originally from Australia, I have been fortunate enough to live and work across multiple cities in Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America, and now call New York City home.

Joanna Parke
Joanna Parke
Chief Talent and Operating Officer
Joanna Parke
Chief Talent and Operating Officer

As a young software developer, Martin Fowler's book, "Refactoring", had a great impact on me. I discovered Thoughtworks through Martin, and in 2003 I joined as an engineer. I was thrilled to be part of an organization with such talented, compassionate and curious people who seek to make an impact on our clients, our industry and society. 

As Group Managing Director for North America, I led the business from 2013-2018, during which time we doubled in revenue by expanding the services we brought to our clients, including the Digital Platform Strategy and Lean Portfolio Management. 

In 2018, I was appointed Thoughtworks’ first Chief Talent Officer, where I aim to create a holistic approach to diverse talent sourcing and development, including global programs like Thoughtworks University. I’m passionate about our culture of cultivation, and I’m proud of the way we’ve grown the company over the years through developing our people. In 2015, I was honored to be recognized by Crain’s Chicago in their 40 under 40 list for doubling the percentage of technical women employed at Thoughtworks.

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Craig Stanley
Regional Managing Director, North America
Craig Stanley
Regional Managing Director, North America

My academic background in computer science and electrical engineering has led to leadership roles at global consulting, technology and professional services enterprises, most recently Thoughtworks. I have career experiences that span strategy through execution, attracting talent and building successful businesses in the private and public markets.

I am excited to work at the intersection of digital technology disruption, evolution of industries and continued demand for best talent, which present opportunities to drive next stage business growth.

I currently reside in Austin, Texas and have enjoyed a range of global expatriate assignments and business travel experiences.

Sudhir Tiwari
Sudhir Tiwari
Global Head of Digital Engineering Center
Sudhir Tiwari
Global Head of Digital Engineering Center

I’m passionate about delivering the best technology solutions to the world, and in 2005 I joined Thoughtworks to work towards my goal. My background lies in product management, and I was part of the founding team of our product division. In 2011, I became Managing Director for India, and I’m honored to have overseen our phenomenal growth in recent years. I also head up our Data & AI service, helping regional teams develop specialist services for our clients.

I’m also closely involved in Thoughtworks’ commitment to positive social impact, and am part of panels and forums where I speak about the values of privacy, empathy, equity and inclusion in technology. 

I’m proud that we have nurtured strong relationships with our clients and built world class teams across India, including Bangalore, my home town.

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Kristan Vingrys
Regional Managing Director, APAC
Kristan Vingrys
Regional Managing Director, APAC

I joined Thoughtworks in 2006 as a Test Lead, where I spent seven years coaching clients and colleagues on testing and agile methodologies, before moving into general management.

In 2018 I became Managing Director for Thoughtworks Australia, where I work closely with our teams and clients to achieve their ambitious missions through innovative technologies. 

I’m passionate about making technology a more diverse and inclusive industry, and I’m incredibly proud that more than half of Thoughtworks Australia is made up of women and underrepresented gender minorities.

I live on an organic farm near Melbourne with my wife, two children, and about 100 farm animals.

Chad Wathington
Chad Wathington
Chief Strategy Officer
Chad Wathington
Chief Strategy Officer

Before I joined Thoughtworks as a consultant in 2004, I was working at the Boston Consulting Group. Ever since studying Economics and Japanese at Harvard, I’ve been passionate about solving tough business problems, growing new businesses, and helping clients at the nexus of business and tech. In 2006, I co-founded Thoughtworks Studios, a new products division of the company. In my time at Thoughtworks, I have also had the opportunity to drive our early adoption and evangelism of Ruby on Rails, Continuous Delivery and DevOps.

In 2019, I was appointed Thoughtworks’ Chief Strategic Officer, responsible for our global business strategy, planning and partnerships. 

I have regularly spoken at international conferences on the future of product management and innovation. I now live in San Francisco.

Julie Woods-Moss
Julie Woods-Moss
Chief Marketing Officer
Julie Woods-Moss
Chief Marketing Officer

Ever since starting my career as an engineer, I have been passionate about increasing the representation of women in the technology industry. I was honored to be named in Inspiring Fifty’s list of women driving UK tech in 2018, and Forbes’ 16th most influential CMO in the world. I was also rated a global top 12 CMO to follow on Twitter by Mar Tech Series, and I am a member of the CNBC CMO council.

I joined Thoughtworks in 2019 as Chief Marketing Officer as I was inspired by its commitment to diversity and revolutionizing the technology industry. I previously held senior advisory and leadership roles in the IT, telecoms, media and retail industries. I currently chair the board of dunn humby, and I’m also on the board of Grosvenor - Liverpool One Fund as Non-Executive Director.

I have two grown-up sons and live in Cheshire, England, with my husband.

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Zhang Song
Global Head of Service Lines
Zhang Song
Global Head of Service Lines

I am passionate about leading and driving change for the better, and I am honored that my role at Thoughtworks allows me to do just that. In 2007, following a successful career in project management, I wanted to make a positive impact, and Thoughtworks piqued my interest. 

I spent six years as a consultant to our clients. In 2013, as I began the next phase of my career as Managing Director, I published my thinking about software engineering in my first book, Lean Software Measurement.

I am incredibly proud of the strong team we have built in China, and how much our business has grown while staying true to our commitment to making a positive social impact.

I live in Shanghai with my wife and daughter.

Governance Documents
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Policy
Compensation & Talent Committee Charter
Nominating & Governance Committee Charter
Code of Ethics for Senior Financial Officers