Gregory Ouillon Joins New Relic as EMEA Field Chief Technology Officer


London - October 15, 2019

New Relic, Inc. (NYSE: NEWR), the world’s largest and most comprehensive cloud-based observability platform built to help customers create more perfect software, today announced the appointment of Gregory Ouillon as field chief technology officer, Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). 

Ouillon brings to New Relic over 20 years of experience working on some of the largest software and infrastructure transformation projects for large international organisations. He joins New Relic from SITAONAIR, the connected aircraft solutions provider, where he was CTO, managing innovation, engineering, infrastructure, software and service development. Ouillon led a major platform and portfolio transformation for SITAONAIR, which included re-factoring critical applications, moving to mobile, web, and cloud, introducing DevOps practices, re-architecting operational and business support systems, and developing security and compliance practices.

Previously, Ouillon worked in leadership roles at SITA, Orange Business Services and Equant, in the ICT and Aviation sectors.  He managed Engineering and software development, Product P&Ls, strategy and innovation, service creation.

“It is wonderful to have such an experienced technology leader join New Relic as a partner for our EMEA customers to help unlock the potential of their digital businesses. Greg brings New Relic and our customers an unrivaled source of insights and practical lessons on the challenges and opportunities of adopting modern technologies and transforming digitally,” said Andrew Lawson, executive vice president and general manager of EMEA at New Relic. 

“As software is becoming ever more mission critical for businesses across EMEA and around the world, New Relic offers an essential platform for teams to get the real-time insights they need on their software to move faster and build better digital experiences. I am excited to work with the engineering and business teams leading these transformation initiatives to help them leverage observability and drive business results,” said Gregory Ouillon, EMEA field chief technology officer at New Relic.

Leading companies across the region trust New Relic to help solve their most complex software challenges, including migrating to the cloud, DevOps adoption, and delivering exceptional digital customer experiences. Research firm IDC predicts SaaS and cloud software revenue in EMEA will reach $60.5 billion by 2022 [1]. New Relic serves the region via its offices in Barcelona, Dublin, London, Munich, Paris, Tel-Aviv, and Zurich. In addition, in 2018, the company opened its European Region in Frankfurt, Germany.

New Relic is hiring. To learn more about careers in EMEA, visit here

FutureStack London

On, Wednesday, October 16, New Relic will host its FutureStack event in London, with thought leaders from across Europe sharing their experiences for thriving in a software-driven, cloud-native world. Featured speakers include technology leaders from Domino’s Pizza, Elsevier, Gett, ITV, Metapack, News UK, Tandem Bank, Wix and more. To learn more about the event, visit here.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking” statements, as that term is defined under the federal securities laws, including but not limited to statements regarding the hire of Gregory Ouillon, the growth of SaaS and cloud software revenue in the EMEA region, New Relic’s anticipated FutureStack event in London and New Relic’s presence and opportunity in EMEA, including its ability to help organizations in the EMEA market. The achievement or success of the matters covered by such forward-looking statements are based on New Relic’s current assumptions, expectations, and beliefs and are subject to substantial risks, uncertainties, assumptions, and changes in circumstances that may cause New Relic’s actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statement. Further information on factors that could affect New Relic’s financial and other results and the forward-looking statements in this press release is included in the filings New Relic makes with the SEC from time to time, including in New Relic’s most recent Form 10-Q, particularly under the captions “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.” Copies of these documents may be obtained by visiting New Relic’s Investor Relations website at or the SEC's website at New Relic assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

[1] IDC, Worldwide Software as a Service and Cloud Software Forecast, 2018–2022, doc #US43821318, July 2018

About New Relic

As a leader in observability, New Relic empowers engineers with a data-driven approach to planning, building, deploying, and running great software. New Relic delivers the only unified data platform that empowers engineers to get all telemetry—metrics, events, logs, and traces—paired with powerful full stack analysis tools to help engineers do their best work with data, not opinions. Delivered through the industry’s first usage-based consumption pricing that’s intuitive and predictable, New Relic gives engineers more value for the money by helping improve planning cycle times, change failure rates, release frequency, and mean time to resolution. This helps the world’s leading brands including adidas Runtastic, American Red Cross, Australia Post, Banco Inter, Chegg, GoTo Group, Ryanair, Sainsbury’s, Signify Health, TopGolf, and World Fuel Services (WFS) improve uptime, reliability, and operational efficiency to deliver exceptional customer experiences that fuel innovation and growth.

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