Onit is pleased to announce that we’ve appointed a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Chris Fields is our new CTO, a position previously held by co-founder Eric Smith who will now assume duties as COO. Chris most recently served as CTO for Innovative Interfaces where he led the Engineering and Product Management team, converting client/server-based technologies into a multi-tenant system leveraging cloud-based microservices for global library systems.
As CTO at Onit, Chris will be responsible for overseeing the technical vision of the company and leading product research, engineering and development efforts. He will also be responsible for evaluating and implementing new systems and infrastructure and ensuring technologies are used efficiently and securely. Additionally, he will build quality assurance and data protection processes and communicate the company’s technology strategy to our consulting and business partners and customers.