Push Technology appoints Mohammed as CTO

Push Technology has appointed Riaz Mohammed as its new CTO.

During his career Mohammed has contributed to and developed numerous solutions and platforms, most notably in the fields of predictive analytics, market surveillance and trade monitoring, and In-Memory Data Grids and streaming analytics. In his previous role as Technical Director at Hazelcast, Mohammed was responsible for driving innovation and growth. He led a high performing team of solution architects/pre-sales that affected thought leadership, messaging, streamlining processes and resource planning. Under his technical sales strategy and solution architecture remit, he helped the company generate sustainable revenue growth in the region of 6X.

Prior to Hazelcast, Mohammed worked at Software AG as a senior solutions engineer in the financial services sector. Working in pre-sales, Mohammed worked closely with sales, product management and consultants to support sales cycles. He was involved in strategic engagement planning, solution design, creating architecture artefacts and hands on development of prototypes. In other roles, Mohammed has held senior developer positions at Nomura, JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank.

Riaz Mohammed said: “Push Technology has a reputation for removing the real-time, event-data consumption, enrichment and delivery challenges faced by many organizations, especially in Financial Services and eGaming. Its solutions enable companies to focus on what matters – the future growth of their businesses. I’m very excited to be joining the team at a time when platforms such as Diffusion are becoming integral to the enablement of digital transformation strategies.”

John Pocock, executive chairman and CEO at Push Technology, added: “Riaz is joining Push at a critical juncture as we are seeing first-hand a rapid escalation in the adoption of real-time streaming technologies. Riaz adds significant experience to the Push team and will play a key role in helping us achieve revenue objectives that will fuel our continued growth.”

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