BetterCloud Appoints Thomas Donnelly as First Chief Information Officer

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NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BetterCloud, the leading SaaSOps platform for managing and securing the digital workplace, announced today the appointment of Thomas Donnelly as the company’s first Chief Information Officer. Thomas brings two decades of experience in IT, security, infrastructure, privacy, compliance and technical strategy across SaaS environments. As CIO, Thomas will be responsible for the company’s IT, security and compliance functions as well as partnering across the executive team to drive BetterCloud’s business strategy.

“Thomas is a business-aligned IT leader who will enable our IT team to innovate and deliver world-class service for our customers,” said David Politis, CEO, BetterCloud. “As we continue to build out our SaaSOps platform, his leadership will play a critical role in connecting the dots between the business and our IT, security and compliance teams to ensure we’re meeting the high standards our customers have become accustomed to. This year marks the tipping point for SaaS adoption and Thomas joining couldn’t come at a better time.”

Most recently, Donnelly served as Senior Vice President, Global Security and Information Productivity at Bullhorn. There, he managed Security, Compliance, Privacy, Information Technology, Enterprise Applications, Data Science and Technical Project Management functions with a global team of 48 employees. Previously, Donnelly was Chief Information Officer at Peoplenet, where he played a critical role in building the company’s technology platform from the ground up and managed all aspects of product infrastructure, including the Peoplenet.com SaaS application.

“The buzz around BetterCloud and SaaSOps within the CIO community has grown significantly in the past year,” said Donnelly. “They were not only first to market with a product to manage and secure SaaS environments, but they are also responsible for building the SaaSOps community and being a resource for the IT industry at large. I am excited

BetterCloud Appoints Thomas Donnelly as First Chief Information Officer | News

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NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BetterCloud, the leading SaaSOps platform for managing and securing the digital workplace, announced today the appointment of Thomas Donnelly as the company’s first Chief Information Officer. Thomas brings two decades of experience in IT, security, infrastructure, privacy, compliance and technical strategy across SaaS environments. As CIO, Thomas will be responsible for the company’s IT, security and compliance functions as well as partnering across the executive team to drive BetterCloud’s business strategy.

“Thomas is a business-aligned IT leader who will enable our IT team to innovate and deliver world-class service for our customers,” said David Politis, CEO, BetterCloud. “As we continue to build out our SaaSOps platform, his leadership will play a critical role in connecting the dots between the business and our IT, security and compliance teams to ensure we’re meeting the high standards our customers have become accustomed to. This year marks the tipping point for SaaS adoption and Thomas joining couldn’t come at a better time.”

Most recently, Donnelly served as Senior Vice President, Global Security and Information Productivity at Bullhorn. There, he managed Security, Compliance, Privacy, Information Technology, Enterprise Applications, Data Science and Technical Project Management functions with a global team of 48 employees. Previously, Donnelly was Chief Information Officer at Peoplenet, where he played a critical role in building the company’s technology platform from the ground up and managed all aspects of product infrastructure, including the Peoplenet.com SaaS application.

“The buzz around BetterCloud and SaaSOps within the CIO community has grown significantly in the past year,” said Donnelly. “They were not only first to market with a product to manage and secure SaaS environments, but they are also responsible for building the SaaSOps community and being a resource for the IT industry at large. I am excited

Body camera pilot project launches Oct. 1: St. Thomas police – London

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St. Thomas police say a body camera pilot project announced earlier this year, will get underway Oct. 1.

The project is in partnership with Axon and its subsidiary Axon Public Safety Canada, Inc., which the service already works with as Axon currently provides the service’s Taser conducted energy devices.

The pilot will last 120 days, ending in January 2021, and will involve a total of 12 cameras with six cameras deployed per shift to officers on community patrol. The other six will recharge and have their data downloaded and the cameras will be rotated each shift.

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The service notes that not every officer on shift will be equipped with a body camera and so not every interaction with the public will be recorded.

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“The St. Thomas Police Services Board supports building public trust, community support and enhancing officer safety and public safety,” said police board chair Dave Warden.

“This is an example of our clear commitment to ensuring we have an accountable police service to those who they serve.”

Chief Chris Herridge believes the cameras will serve to strengthen relations between police and the community.

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“Body worn cameras will undoubtedly assist with improving the high-quality public service expected of police officers and enhance police accountability while at the same time increasing public trust,” he said.

“We have come so far in developing and strengthening relationships with our community, and in my opinion, body worn