etouches, a provider of cloud-based events management software, appointed a veteran software industry executive as its president and CEO.
Leading etouches through its next phase of growth is K. Oni Chukwu, who will also join the company’s board of directors. Chukwu brings a distinguished record of leading and managing exceptional customer growth, results-driven financial performance and operational execution for market-dominant global enterprise software and ecommerce companies.
“We are very excited to have Oni’s experience and sustained record of business success as we take steps in redefining our burgeoning industry,” said Geoffrey Schneider, board member, etouches and managing partner, CAVA Capital.
Chukwu has 20-plus years of experience in growing global technology companies and working closely with enterprise business users around the world in providing them the software, technology tools and services they need to achieve their growth goals. He also has proven skills in recruiting and nurturing global talent to deliver best-in-class software and services for customers.
“All of etouches’ investors are excited to have been able to attract Oni. He is a world-class software executive with an exceptional history of accomplishment who can lead etouches into [its] next phase of growth,” said Ben Levin, investor and board member, etouches and partner, Level Equity.
For over seven years, Chukwu was executive vice president of Triple Point Technology Inc. Triple Point provides in-cloud Commodity Management software and is a honoree of the Inc. 500 Technology Company awards for 10 consecutive years. At Triple Point, he was instrumental in implementing and shepherding the company’s growth organically and through pinpoint acquisitions. He also oversaw global operations and finance, information technology, mergers and acquisitions, communications and talent management. Chukwu completed the successful sale of Triple Point to a strategic acquirer.
“I am excited to join etouches at this critical juncture. The opportunities and challenges posed by its rapid growth in a large and growing global market are all too familiar to me,” said Chukwu. “I am looking forward to working with our customers, partners and exceptional employees to significantly further our product leadership, customer service excellence and widening market reach.”
Chukwu is a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship, the technology industry and financial topics at several technology and business forums, including the annual World Entrepreneurship Summit (WES) and the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). He serves on boards, including as a member of the Board of Governors of the University of New Haven and a member of Board of the Connecticut Technology Council.
Through his private family foundation, AfricaPlan Foundation, Chukwu globally supports underprivileged youth and women’s issues in areas of education, health care and leadership development as well as provides financial assistance to young, budding entrepreneurs.
He holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in International Business and Finance from the University of New Haven.