Principal, GeirHeads LLC; Former CIO, Bechtel
Geir Ramleth is SVP and Chief Strategy Officer at Citrix. He joined Citrix in 2014 and is responsible for building, communicating and driving Citrix’s corporate strategy. In that role, he drives Citrix’s strategic planning processes, CTO office, Citrix Labs and Accelerator, the advanced platform team and the internal implementation of our own solutions.
From 2002 until 2013 he was senior vice president and chief information officer of Bechtel Group, Inc., where he led the global Information Systems and Technology organization.
Prior to rejoining Bechtel, Mr. Ramleth held leadership positions for a variety of companies in the technology and communications industry. Among his responsibilities in those roles, he defined strategy and market position and secured multiple forms of financial resources. Previously, Mr. Ramleth served as chairman and CEO of DigiPlex S.A., based in Zurich, Switzerland, which owned and operated large communications and networking facilities throughout Europe.
He also served as president and CEO of Genuity, a Bechtel Enterprises company formed to deliver Internet and data services. Mr. Ramleth has also held management positions with Oracle, PageMart, and PacTel Personal Communications (now a part of Vodafone).