GoTo Promotes Chief Product and Technology Officer to CEO

He will accelerate innovation and growth in the SMB space, the company said.

Claudia Adrien

August 10, 2022

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GoTo has promoted its chief product and technology officer, Paddy Srinivasan, to president and CEO.

Srinivasan helped drive the business communications and IT support and management platform’s recent transformation and unification. He has 25 years of product and leadership experience. Srinivasan pushed technologies forward to meet future challenges, especially for SMBs, the company said.

Uniquely Positioned


GoTo’s Paddy Srinivasan

“SMBs are entering yet another crucial moment in the health of their businesses and at GoTo, we are uniquely positioned to help them stay connected with who matters most – their employees and customers,” Srinivasan said. “I am incredibly proud of the work our teams have done to accelerate GoTo on our mission to make IT easy. I am excited for all that is ahead as we work with our partners to help our customers navigate obstacles while protecting their most essential connections and revenue.”

He succeeds board member Mike Kohlsdorf, who has served as CEO since January.

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GoTo’s Mike Kohlsdorf

“Paddy has played a pivotal role in building GoTo’s vision to make IT easy and the associated innovation of GoTo Connect and GoTo Resolve to enable SMB success,” Kohlsdorf said. “Paddy and I have worked in close collaboration for several years, and I believe he is uniquely positioned to see GoTo through this pivotal moment of accelerated growth and product innovation.”

Srinivasan first joined GoTo, then known as LogMeIn, in 2013, as general manager. His responsibilities included product strategy, strategic partnerships and customer success. Srinivasan continued his career as general manager of data, machine learning platform services at Amazon Alexa AI. In 2020, he returned to GoTo as chief product and technology officer. Earlier in his career, Srinivasan was founder and CEO of Opstera, a cloud monitoring and management startup. Avanade, a Microsoft-Accenture joint venture, acquired the company.

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Claudia Adrien is a reporter for Channel Futures where she covers breaking news. Prior to Informa, she wrote about biosecurity and infectious disease for a national publication. She holds a degree in journalism from the University of Florida and resides in Tampa.

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