ibi Appoints Product Executives to Lead Innovation and Growth

September 27, 2018

Industry Veterans Eric Raab and Kabir Choudry Will Streamline Technology Processes


New York, NY


Information Builders (ibi), a leader in business intelligence (BI), analytics and data management solutions, today announced the additions of Eric Raab and Kabir Choudry to streamline product engineering and technical processes. In his role as senior vice president, Engineering and Product, Raab will focus on aligning business, technical, and human objectives to deliver increased product value and drive revenue growth. As vice president, Field Technical Engineering and Strategy, Choudry will support cloud and customer success teams to shape ibi’s technical presence. Both will report to Frank J. Vella, the company’s chief operating officer.



ibi recently launched a new version of the WebFOCUS BI and analytics platform, with new features designed to improve flexibility and scalability, promote collaboration and communication, and boost analytical power. The appointments of technology experts Raab and Choudry strengthen the company’s position as a leader in BI and data analytics.


With a Ph.D. in physics from MIT, Raab brings more than 20 years of experience leading the technology organizations of high-tech companies, including Yodle, M5 Networks, and IDT. He will leverage his technical, engineering, and development expertise to lead and manage the product engineering teams, accelerating innovation and roadmapping features.


Similarly, Choudry will work with technical and product teams to enhance ibi’s readiness and bridge the elements executed within each area of the company to design a cohesive technical experience for clients. Choudry brings an extensive background in the customer journey with previous roles at BlueJeans Network, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Oracle Corporation, and Sun Microsystems. He also has degrees in both mathematics and computer science from the University of Waterloo.


Frank J. Vella, chief operations officer, ibi, said:
“We’re thrilled to welcome Eric and Kabir to the team. Their knowledge will be instrumental in helping build on our technical and product expertise. Being able to attract talent with such incredible experience is a testament to ibi’s vision and the company’s role in influencing and shaping the future of data analytics.”


About ibi

ibi is a data and analytics company that embeds intelligence into ― everything. From the beginning, ibi has known the importance of data and insights to make better decisions. We help organizations get their complex and disconnected data in order, so they can build, embed and automate intelligence in everything they do. By preparing organizations for the future and turning them into builders ― information builders, everyone can use enterprise-trusted data at scale to drive their growth. Whether our customers use pre-built applications or build their own solutions for their data and analytics challenges, ibi powers their innovation and reinvention. ibi’s open platform and industry-specific building blocks accelerate speed-to-market, improve operational efficiency, and enhance their customers’ experience.



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