Six Degrees names new CTO

Six Degrees has appointed Chris Jackson as chief product and technology officer.

Jackson joins Six Degrees from online education provider insendi, where his role as chief product and technology officer focused on creating digital learning experiences for students globally.

Prior to that, Jackson worked in senior leadership roles with brands including Thomas International, Pearson, and Rackspace.

Chris Jackson, CPTO, Six Degrees (pictured), commented, “I am excited to join Six Degrees. There is a fantastic team that I am looking forward to working with, as we continue our mission to deliver secure, integrated cloud services to the market.

“Having spent the last 10 years working in precisely the kind of businesses Six Degrees exists to serve, I am delighted that I can bring these experiences to them, as we execute our exciting roadmap of innovative new cloud and security products.”

Simon Crawley-Trice, CEO, Six Degrees, added, “Six Degrees continues to lean into new products and services bringing together the latest in security and cloud technology solutions that stand us apart – and which can give our customers the edge they need to differentiate themselves in a crowded market.

“I’m delighted that Chris is joining us, bringing his extensive product and customer experience so that Six Degrees can bring our advanced offerings to our customers, to market even faster and with more impact than ever before.”