Vertiv announced that Stephen Liang has been appointed to the newly created role of chief technology officer (CTO). As CTO, Liang will be focused broadly on innovation across the organization by aligning and prioritizing technology strategies with the market trends and customers’ needs. Liang has been with the organization since 1994, most recently serving as president for the Asia Pacific region.
As part of Vertiv’s planned increase in research and development (R&D) over the next several years, Liang will play a key coordination role, working with the company’s line of business leaders to fuel long-term growth across products and services.
“This is a critical moment for Vertiv and our industry. Innovation, agility and the ability to deliver smart, sustainable solutions around the globe are the keys to our success,” said Vertiv CEO Rob Johnson. “With Stephen’s deep experience in evaluating market trends and driving product innovation as well as his proven leadership across our organization, I can’t imagine anyone being more prepared to help us navigate the opportunities ahead.”
“I look forward to working with our leadership team and across the organization to bring greater focus on the customer experience to everything we do,” Liang said.