NEWS19 October 2016

Microsoft’s Serafin joins Qualtrics as COO

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US — Insight platform provider Qualtrics has hired former Microsoft executive Zig Serafin as chief operating officer. 

Serafin spent 17 years at Microsoft, most recently as a corporate vice president with responsibility for Office 365 Skype for Business. 

He will relocate from Washington to Utah to lead operations during a time of rapid growth and international expansion for Qualtrics.

"We are excited to bring an industry luminary of Zig’s calibre on board as we continue growing aggressively," said Ryan Smith, co-founder and CEO of Qualtrics.

"Qualtrics is scaling at an incredible rate and there’s no better person to help us add a new level of operational efficiency than Zig. He brings a wealth of experience developing products, scaling complex organisations, and building amazing teams."