Chief Executive Officer | episode 588

How Quickbase CEO Ed Jennings is Empowering Citizen Developers

Ed Jennings is the Chief Executive Officer of Quickbase, a leader in no-code technology. Quickbase provides automation and low-code and no-code platforms to organizations to strengthen the role that citizen automation plays in the future of work. Ed has served as an executive at multiple companies prior to Quickbase, including CEO of Copanion, CMO of Veracode, and COO of Mimecast. He was also the general manager of ADP's Taxware SaaS business. ADP Taxware was sold to Vista Equity Partners in 2012, the same private equity firm that owns Quickbase today. August 26, 2021

588: Ed Jennings, Chief Executive Officer of Quickbase, dials into the concept of citizen developers. Ed describes the nature of Quickbase’s business and how he defines citizen automation. He provides insight into how companies can train and empower citizen developers, how the pandemic acted as a catalyst for citizen automation with a renewed focus on resilience, and how citizen automation can unlock the full potential of systems, people, and teams. Finally, Ed also describes where citizen automation typically begins in enterprises, how citizen automation both competes and collaborates with traditional IT organizations and ecosystems, and how companies can begin their citizen development journey.


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The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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