ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA & HAMBURG, GERMANY (15 DEC 2022) – CoreMedia, developer of the agile content management and digital experience platform, CoreMedia Content Cloud, has appointed Roy Smeets as the new Chief Product and Technology Officer. In this position, he will lead all aspects of product management and technology, including cloud services, development, and architecture.
Roy Smeets is an expert in growing teams and has over 12 years of experience as a C(P)TO in Telco, Fintech, and Insurtech, managing global teams and serving global customers. Most recently, as COO at Keylane, Roy was responsible for product management/development and SaaS services. Previously, as Group CTO at Ingenico, Roy oversaw the e2e technology for the quickly-growing online payments platforms.
CoreMedia’s growth over the past two years has been tremendous, with a swiftly-expanding portfolio that includes some of the most recognizable names across the globe. Brands such as LVMH, John Deere, and JC Penney have chosen CoreMedia’s unique, composable model and omnichannel editorial functionality to elevate their customer experience. The customer base includes not only recognizable names from the business world, but across all industries, including political institutions and organizations, who rely on CoreMedia's expertise in content management and digital experience, including the German Federal Government and German Armed Forces.
“Roy is a technology leader skilled in mission-critical software delivery. As we make targeted investments driving global growth, we are grateful to have his expertise in keeping technological innovation on the cutting edge to further advance our product roadmap,” says Sören Stamer, Founder and CEO of CoreMedia. “As our new customer orders continue to rapidly grow, Roy will be a valuable contributor as we expand upon our composable DXP and campaign management capabilities, while enhancing our next-generation, hybrid headless content delivery. I’m looking forward to collaborating with him to keep building an exceptional product.”
“Digital experience is developing rapidly, and it is more important than ever to deliver the right product on time, with the right quality,” explains Roy Smeets, Chief Product and Technology Officer CoreMedia. "It is paramount to unburden the customer by delivering outstanding support services, and I am very much looking forward to the new challenges and the new colleagues at CoreMedia.”
CoreMedia is the best-of-breed, composable digital experience platform (DXP) built on an agile content management system (CMS) supporting today’s most recognized online brands. CoreMedia's intuitive, flexible system brings ideas to life in a heartbeat, enabling leaders across all industries to quickly and efficiently orchestrate personalized experiences, delivered at enterprise scale. With over 25 years of experience, leading global B2C companies – including LVMH, Deckers Brands, Under Armour, Luxottica, PVH Corp, and Finnair – and major B2B firms – including Claas, Emerson and DMG Mori – create world-class digital experiences with CoreMedia. CoreMedia elevates the full potential of content and drives customer experience with impact.