TechAspect Announces Ali Alkhafaji as the new VP of Digital Technologies
Feb 09, 2017
FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 9, 2017 — TechAspect a leading global digital technology marketing agency specializing in digital experience, commerce, and marketing announced today that Ali Alkhafaji has joined their team as Vice President of Digital Technologies. As a digital evangelist, Ali will leverage his 18 years of industry experience. As a digital technology leader, he will drive rapid growth through their digital technology practices and help their clients gain quantum leaps in their digital transformation journey.
“I was attracted by the company’s commitment to the digital marketing space as well as its devotion to its customers and partners.” Ali said. “I believe that with my experience overseeing a host of technology disciplines, I will be able to help TechAspect serve its customers at the highest levels as well as take advantage of the significant growth opportunities in the digital marketing arena in content management, commerce, mobility and innovation.”
For the last two years at Valtech, Ali has led the technology group in the US. During that span, Ali was overseeing a multitude of disciplines, including Java, .NET, frontend, DevOps, quality, PHP, C++, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality and mobility. His team was responsible for delivering enterprise solutions, like Adobe Experience Manager, SAP Hybris, Sitecore, Episerver, Mobile Apps and You.i. Previously, Ali worked as a CEM practice head and chief architect at Virtusa, leading a global team of 150 resources.
While at Virtusa, Ali helped architect, manage and drive Virtusa LaunchPad – an award winning Adobe Experience Manager Accelerator tool. In 2015, for these efforts, Virtusa won Adobe’s Marketing Cloud Innovation Award. Also when with Siteworx, in 2014, it was named Adobe’s North America Regional Partner of the Year for at least half a dozen successful implementations by his team within the calendar year.
In Academia, Ali has been teaching and conducting artificial intelligence research for the last 7 years. Also, Ali received his Bachelors of Science in computer science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Masters of Science in computer science from the University of Chicago and currently defending his Doctorate dissertation with the artificial intelligent department at DePaul University.
“We are very excited to welcome Ali onboard, he both compliments and strengthens our management team by bringing a skill set that help us serve our customers at a higher level as well as develop new products to insure the sustained growth in the areas of digital transformation,” said Rajiv Rohmetra, CEO TechAspect.
TechAspect is a global digital marketing technology firm focused on providing our clients with the very best digital experience, digital commerce, and digital marketing solutions and services. TechAspect is known as global leader in the digital technology industry for helping marketing leaders achieve their revenue targets, create profitable, omni-channel customer and commerce experiences. TechAspect has high-level partnerships with digital technology companies Adobe, HP, Sitecore, Oracle, Marketo and Silverpop. The company was named on the 2013, 2014, 2015 Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing technology companies.