Jeff Glasson starts as the new CTO at TWAICE, the now 100-strong battery software company headquartered in Munich, Germany. There, Glasson is responsible for the technology team and overall technology strategy. He will drive product delivery, scale TWAICE’s cloud platform, and ensure technology excellence across customer industries.
Before coming to Germany, Glasson worked in the technology industry in Silicon Valley. He has held various technical positions at HP, Apple and NeXT. After joining NeXT’s management team as head of the OS group, Jeff held leadership positions at Apple, VMware, and Cloudera, each responsible for various software technologies and global engineering teams. Most recently, Jeff served as VP of Engineering at Contentful in Berlin, where he led the scaling of the engineering organization from about 40 to over 100 employees in 2.5 years. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of California, San Diego.
“We are very excited to have a caliber like Jeff Glasson on board as our new CTO,” commented Michael Baumann, Co-CEO of TWAICE, on the personnel addition. “The challenge of an intensive selection process was to find the right combination of experience and forward-thinking — and Jeff has both. He’s exactly what TWAICE needs now, as we move into the next stage of the company’s development and roll out our products and services on a global scale.”
“As a full-blooded engineer, I am fascinated by the unique technology that TWAICE has developed. This has a big impact on emissions and energy consumption and helps make this world a better place,” says Glasson, excited about joining TWAICE.
In his personal life, Jeff Glasson loves the mountains, good food, wine and board games. He is married and has two sons.