Topcoder, a Wipro company and the world’s leading open talent platform for developers, designers, data scientists, and QA enthusiasts, today announced the appointment of Doug Hanson as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In his new global role, Doug will be responsible for the success of Topcoder and its customers and partners.

Doug brings 25 years of leadership in rapidly scaling marketplace businesses and his breadth of experience in sales, marketing, product, and operations will be critical to Topcoder’s next phase of growth.

Prior to joining Topcoder, Doug served as Chief Operating Officer for 6 Degrees Health, where he led business optimization, sales, and the go-to-market strategy. Before that, Doug held leadership positions at GrubHub, Amazon, Vivid Seats, and Microsoft. He has played pivotal roles throughout his career, including launching and scaling business lines, driving revenue growth, optimizing performance marketing and architecting customer-focused business analytics for global organizations.

“When you bring a crowd of brilliant minds together, they can solve anything. Topcoder’s crowdsourced challenge model is the standard for producing high-quality, timely outcomes. I’m excited and feel fortunate to have the opportunity to work with our customers, incredible staff, and talented community,”

said Doug Hanson, Chief Executive Officer, Topcoder.

Doug holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Purdue University and is based in Portland, Oregon.

Annika Nagy


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