Boomi appoints the former CEO of Ford Motors to its Board of Directors

Mark Fields, Non-executive Board member at Boomi

Boomi™, the intelligent connectivity and automation firm, appointed former CEO of Ford Motor Company Mark Fields as a non-executive member of its Board of Directors.

As former CEO of Ford Motor Company, Fields brings three decades of experience driving innovation and business transformation initiatives across multi-billion-dollar public companies, as well as private equity-backed technology organizations. Recently, he served as Interim CEO of Hertz, and currently sits on the boards of Hertz, Qualcomm, Tanium, and Planview.

What does Fields bring to Boomi in his new role?

As a senior advisor to TPG Capital, Fields holds an economics degree from Rutgers University and an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business. “From continuing supply chain issues to the exponential rise of business applications and data, we’re seeing increasing demand for integration and intelligent automation. Boomi has an ability to solve the most complex business challenges, and I’m excited to join this team on their growth journey,” said Fields.

Fields’ announcement quickly follows former Deloitte CIO Larry Quinlan’s appointment to Boomi’s Board of Directors, bringing over 60 years of combined experience leading tech strategy and operations across Fortune 500 companies and high-growth tech organizations.

David Meredith, Chief Executive Officer at Boomi

Commenting on the appointment, CEO at Boomi, David Meredith said,“As Boomi continues its rapid growth, we’re excited to attract sought-after leaders to join our mission to make the world a better place by connecting everyone to everything, anywhere. Mark’s exceptional track record as a leader, advisor and visionary — coupled with our award-winning tech and innovation — helps position Boomi to deliver superior outcomes for even more customers.”

What is the market reach of Boomi?

Quinlan and Fields will help guide Boomi in its next phase, driven by its recent launch as a stand-alone firm backed by private equity firms, Francisco Partners and TPG, in a $4bn transaction. Named one of America’s fastest-growing private companies on the Inc. 5000 2022 list, Boomi recently set the industry record for largest client base among integration platform vendors, added world-class leaders, and continues to expand its global footprint.

Boomi celebrates awards for product excellence and culture, including a listing as one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces, two Comparably awards for Best CEOs for Diversity and Best Company for Career Growth, and two international Stevie® Awards for Company of the Year and Product Innovation, etc. Boomi has been positioned as a Leader in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (EiPaaS) for eight straight years.

As a category-leading, global software as a service (SaaS) company, Boomi touts a growing global user community of over 100,000 members, and one of the largest arrays of global systems integrators (GSIs) in the integration platform as a service (iPaaS) space.

The firm boasts a network of about 800 partners, like Accenture, Deloitte, SAP, and Snowflake; and partners with the largest hyperscaler cloud service providers, including AWS, Google, and Microsoft, etc. As enterprise demand for digital connectivity, integration, and intelligent automation solutions continues to grow, Boomi continues to scale rapidly.