John Shackleton, Former OpenText CEO, to Lead FutureVault as Chief Executive Officer
Shackleton brings more than 30 years of technology and document management experience to the firm, along with a proven track record of driving business growth. As former President and CEO of OpenText Corporation, he led the company’s growth from $60 million to $1.3 billion in revenue, resulting in the company becoming a world-leading independent provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM). Prior to OpenText, Shackleton held several executive-level positions at well-recognized technology companies including Oracle, Sybase and Platinum Technology. He currently serves as Board Chair of Boston-based Preservica, Inc. and New York-based Tenovos, Inc.
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“FutureVault is a unique and highly innovative company poised to be a leader in the evolving Digital Vault space, particularly in Personal Life Management and Business Enterprise Management,” commented Shackleton. “The company’s disruptive end-to-end document management platform is the way of the future, and I couldn’t be more pleased to play a role in this next phase of growth.”
“John is a legendary leader in the technology world, particularly in the document and content management space,” commented FutureVault Co-Chairs, G Scott Paterson and John D. Orr. “We are delighted that he will join and lead our team at this exciting juncture, where we see our vision of the future — Digital Vaults for Personal Life Management and Business Enterprise Management — becoming ubiquitous for individuals and businesses globally.”
Orr, the company’s CEO from June 2017 until April 2021, will take on the role of Co-Chair of the FutureVault Board of Directors alongside co-founder and Executive Chair, G Scott Paterson.
In addition to leading FutureVault’s day-to-day operations, Shackleton will play a critical role in driving the strategic vision and direction for the company as it turns its focus to the next stage of growth and strategic partnerships.