Central Desktop Appoints Dhruba Kalita Vice President of Engineering
Central Desktop, a leading cloud-based collaboration platform company, today announced the addition of Dhruba Kalita as vice president of engineering. Kalita joins a growing executive team of experts signing on in the last several months, further bolstering Central Desktop’s leadership team.
“Recently, Central Desktop has experienced significant momentum evidenced by strong additions to its management team”
“As we continue to innovate and provide new offerings that solidify our leadership position in the collaboration industry, we believe it is an ideal time to bring in extraordinary talent and expertise that will enable us to deliver on our product vision and expand our capabilities even faster,” said Isaac Garcia, CEO and co-founder of Central Desktop. “Dhruba’s track record of innovation, excellence in execution and experience working with global teams will help us accelerate our development of solutions that impact the bottom line for our users.”
Kalita brings more than 20 years of experience and a wealth of knowledge in technology and engineering management, most recently through his role as founder and chief technology officer at FoodLink, a large SaaS-based service provider for the food industry. Prior to FoodLink, Kalita was the founder, chief operating officer and chief technology officer for NetInfo, Inc., a software-consulting company that developed internet-based applications for Fortune 1,000 companies. Before NetInfo, Kalita served as chief architect at Xerox. He serves as an adviser to several startup companies in the areas of technology, strategy and operations, and currently sits on the board of directors for an India-based software and services company.
“Recently, Central Desktop has experienced significant momentum evidenced by strong additions to its management team,” said Kalita. “I am excited to join these talented individuals to continually improve upon and deliver new solutions that change the way their customers work. I look forward to playing an important role in the company’s continued success.”
About Central Desktop
Central Desktop is a cloud-based collaboration platform that centralizes the way people work, teams collaborate and managers lead. The company’s comprehensive online collaboration solution centralizes social and workflow tools into one access point in the cloud, streamlining processes and bringing people together to collaborate and engage. Central Desktop customers include CBS, Netflix, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, the Humane Society of the United States, Workday, Harvard University and over 500,000 users. Founded in 2005, Central Desktop is a privately-held company with headquarters in Pasadena, California. For more information about the company, visit http://www.centraldesktop.com.
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