McKinsey & Company Partner joins Infobip as Chief Business Officer
Infobip introduces new strategic role to lead on financial and operations management globally as the company moves towards ambitious new technological frontiers
Vodnjan,Croatia and London, UK: 2 February, 2022: – Infobip, a global cloud communications platform and leader in omnichannel engagement , has strengthened its management with the introduction of a new strategic position to take it into the next phase of exponential growth and global expansion.
Ivan Ostojić has joined Infobip as Chief Business Officer after 10 years at leading global consulting company, McKinsey & Company, where as a Partner he co-founded and co-led McKinsey´s Global Technology Council and McKinsey´s Innovation & New Business building (Leap) practices.
“Infobip’s journey is to redefine and create authentic and safe digital interactions between humans and the world around us. Technological development is constantly accelerating, which brings Infobip many new business opportunities but also offers us the chance to create new value experiences for companies and their customers. Ivan’s extensive industrial and consulting experience will help us step into unchartered technological waters that drive business growth and help us achieve even stronger global expansion.”
“More importantly it means we can bring wonderful, exciting and immersive experiences to connect people around the world with the organisations they love and rely on to live their lives. Our new member of the management board will implement strategic initiatives even faster, especially new go-to-market and business models based on innovation and technology”, said Silvio Kutić, Chief Executive Officer of Infobip.
One of Ostojić’s main goals will be to further strengthen Infobip’s critical future & market-shaping functions, such as strategy & strategic project office, marketing, Go-to-Market & business model innovation, partnership & alliances, and strategic M&A.
“I am very enthusiastic about leading a team that aims to set long-term Infobip strategy, and accelerate delivery of Infobip`s innovation into hands of our customers. Now that we are entering a new phase of exponential growth there is a huge space in front of Infobip where we can make world-transforming, disruptive new solutions to enable more personalized, faster and more robust communication”, said Ivan Ostojic.
“Today, as a company, we have one of the world’s best technology platforms, and the goal is to make it a key platform for all global companies looking to digitally transform and innovate. In this we see great potential for even stronger growth. Today, advances in technology are happening faster and more often, in combination with increasingly popular tech directions such as Metaverse and artificial intelligence, which Infobip will also explore.”
Ostojic will be based out of Zurich, Switzerland, where he lives. He holds a doctorate in natural sciences from the University of Basel and a master’s degree in management, technology and economics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
Ostojic is a new name in a series of prominent appointments to Infobip’s management in the last year, which is in line with the company’s strategy of strengthening expertise and bringing rich experience for the coming period during which the company will continue to apply an exponential approach to business.
Infobip is a global cloud communications platform that enables businesses to build connected experiences across all stages of the customer journey. Accessed through a single platform, Infobip’s omnichannel engagement, identity, user authentication and contact center solutions help businesses and partners overcome the complexity of consumer communications to grow business and increase loyalty.
With over a decade of industry experience, Infobip has expanded to 70+ offices across six continents. It offers natively built technology with the capacity to reach over seven billion mobile devices and ‘things’ in 190+ countries connected directly to over 700 telecom networks. Infobip was established in 2006 and is led by its co-founders, CEO Silvio Kutić, COO Roberto Kutić and CTO Izabel Jelenic.
Recent accolades include:
- Infobip ranked leading service provider in the mobile messaging space by Juniper Research in its new Competitor Leaderboard, 2021
- Infobip named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) 2021 Vendor Assessment (May 2021).
- Best A2P SMS provider for the fourth year running by mobile operators and enterprises in ROCCO’s annual Messaging Vendor Benchmarking Report 2021
- Best CPaaS Provider of the Year, Best RCS Provider of the Year, and Mover & Shaker in Telco Innovation at the 2021 Juniper Digital Awards