Kyndryl, the new, independent public company that will be created following the separation of IBM's Managed Infrastructure Services business, announced the appointment of Antoine Shagoury as the company's Chief Technology Officer. In addition, Kyndryl also is establishing an advisory practice of senior experts to assist customers with designing and deploying advanced technology environments to tackle the increasing demands of a digital world, and has named industry veteran Vic Bhagat as a Senior Partner of the advisory practice.
Shagoury comes to Kyndryl as a venture partner at Ridge-Lane LP, a strategic advisory and venture development firm focused on solutions to grand challenges in education, sustainability, and information technology. Previously, Shagoury served as an Executive Vice President and Global Chief Information Oat State Street Corporation, where he served on State Street's management committee and was responsible for managing enterprise-wide technology, transformation and modernization. Prior to joining State Street, Shagoury was Group Chief Operating Officer and CIO at the London Stock Exchange Group, responsible for global operations across capital markets, information and data services, post-trade and technology.
Shagoury also served as CIO at the American Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange Alternext.
The founding member of Kyndryl's Advisory Practice will be Vic Bhagat, an IT industry veteran who is joining Kyndryl as a Senior Partner. Bhagat has been Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of EMC, and as CIO for several divisions of General Electric, including GE Aviation Services, CNBC, GE Corporate, and GE India and Southeast Asia.