Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc. (“Dun & Bradstreet” or the “Company”) (NYSE:DNB), a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, announced the appointments of Virginia (“Ginny”) Gomez as Chief Product Officer and Michael (“Mike”) Manos as Chief Technology Officer.
Gomez joins Dun & Bradstreet from TransUnion, where she was Executive Vice President of Product & Portfolio Management, bringing a strong track record of global product innovation and execution to her new role. Manos, a well-known and innovative technologist, joins the company from Fiserv where he was Chief Technology Officer, with a solid reputation of enhancing business operations by effectively building and evolving technology.
“The impressive experience Ginny and Mike each bring will help us to advance our strategy to provide our best-in-class data and analytics in new, modern solutions that will give our clients a competitive advantage and position our company for long-term growth,” said Anthony Jabbour, Chief Executive Officer for Dun & Bradstreet. “The combination of Ginny’s track record of creating new offerings that meet clients’ ever-evolving needs and Mike’s proven ability to deliver those solutions through a modern, cloud-based architecture, will create immense value for us. Capitalizing on the foundational efforts we have made over the past two years, we are excited to add these two talented individuals to continue on our journey of growth and innovation.”
Gomez will lead Dun & Bradstreet’s global product portfolio, focusing on driving rapid innovation and developing products at scale that enable the company’s more than 137,000 clients worldwide to effectively manage risk and accelerate growth. With over 20 years of experience leading product teams, Gomez brings extensive strategic, commercial, operational, product and marketing expertise to drive the development of new solutions.
“Dun & Bradstreet has built a brand that organizations worldwide trust to help them make data-driven decisions that shape their business,” said Ginny Gomez, Chief Product Officer of Dun & Bradstreet. “I look forward to unlocking new areas of potential for the company as it seeks to capitalize on its expansive data footprint and strength in the analytics industry, and I am eager to partner with the talented Dun & Bradstreet Product team to redefine our space and create category-leading solutions that benefit our clients and grow our business.”
Manos brings more than 25 years of industry experience and deep technological insight to Dun & Bradstreet. He has a proven track record of modernizing and scaling existing platforms for companies such as AOL Services, Nokia and most recently Fiserv, while simultaneously working with product teams to leverage the industry’s latest technologies to develop new solutions. Manos’ passion for solving the most complex problems for clients of all sizes will deliver immediate value to Dun & Bradstreet as he leads the company through the next chapter of technological innovation to enable the rapid growth and delivery of products, services and data-driven insights.
“It is an honor to join a company that recognizes the criticality of technology to fuel product innovation and deliver seamless, unified experiences to clients as they continue to navigate this dynamic world,” said Mike Manos, Chief Technology Officer of Dun & Bradstreet. “Technology can have a powerful impact in the way that we provide clients the data, analytic insights and solutions they need to solve the world’s most challenging business problems, and I am ready to make that happen on a whole new level for Dun & Bradstreet as it continues to grow and create greater value for clients.
The company recently announced that it is opening a new location in Jacksonville, Florida, which will become its new corporate headquarters, and plans to grow its workforce there with 500 new jobs over the next five years. Gomez and Manos will be based in Jacksonville when the company opens its new office in the Fall of 2021.
Ginny Gomez joins Dun & Bradstreet from TransUnion where she served as Executive Vice President of Product & Portfolio Management. Ginny also spent time at First Advantage where she was Executive Vice President of Product Management and Marketing and managed product strategy, marketing, and business development for the company’s global screening solutions (formerly LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group) and initiatives. She also served in leadership roles at Lulu and PeopleFluent. Gomez holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Old Dominion University.
Mike Manos joins the Company from Fiserv where he was Chief Technology Officer and oversaw the company’s technology operations, infrastructure, platform automation, and development of payment, banking and e-commerce platforms. Prior to Fiserv, Manos held senior leadership positions at AOL Services, Nokia, Digital Reality Trust, Microsoft and Walt Disney. He maintains multiple industry certifications and is a proud holder of numerous infrastructure technology, software development, and process-related patents. Manos holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology.