ODENSE, Denmark–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Umbraco, the pioneer of open source content management systems (CMS), has appointed Javier Miranda as Chief Marketing Officer to support the company’s international growth.
Javier Miranda was previously global marketing director for sustainability apps company Too Good To Go. In five years, he grew the team from 20 to 1,300 people, expanded to 18 countries and attracted 60 million app subscribers to fight food waste by purchasing excess meals from a network of 154,000 restaurants and retailers.
“Javier joins us at an exciting time for Umbraco as we prepare to expand into new markets with our headless CMS and composable digital experience platform,” said Kim Sneum Madsen, CEO of Umbraco. “He has an impressive track record of rapid growth and shares our goal of inspiring people to do great things and create brilliant online experiences with our technology.”
Umbraco’s open source CMS is supported by a global community of nearly a quarter of a million developers and over 1,500 digital agencies operating in 86 countries. Over 730,000 websites are built using Umbraco, which provides seamless integrations with third-party software and intuitive editing. Umbraco is used in the United States to build popular digital services and websites such as Rubbermaid Commercial Products, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), City of Minneapolis, and New York City Campaign’s NYC Votes Finance Board.
“There’s an incredible energy within the open source community,” Miranda said. “Umbraco has built a platform that empowers everyone to bring their ideas to life and create online experiences that make the world a better place for everyone. They have balanced this creative buzz from the open source community with a commercial operation that attracts global partners and continued investment in the platform. There’s so much more we can accomplish together, and I’m thrilled to be a part of it.
Jake Compton, Head of Partners in the United States, said, “We are delighted to welcome Javier to the company. His appointment demonstrates Umbraco’s commitment to developers and our growing community of solution partners who continually go above and beyond for their customers and create truly amazing online experiences. We look forward to working together.
Umbraco was founded in 2003 with the vision of simplifying the complex. The Danish company offers a flexible and user-friendly content management system at the heart of its Composable Digital Experience Platform (DXP), which seamlessly integrates with top third-party apps to provide unlimited functionality and customization.
A leader in open source tools and server applications, its success is based on the open source model, a unique community of over 220,000 developers and users, and a well-established partner network of digital agencies. Umbraco has over 100 employees and is headquartered in Odense, Denmark, with a branch office in Charlotte, North Carolina. For more information, visit www.umbraco.com.