ControlUp Appoints Industry Veteran Jon Wallace as CTO

Wallace wins CTO of the Year in the 2023 Globee® Awards for Information Technology Program; ControlUp named Remote Tech Breakthrough Awards winner

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#DEXControlUp, the industry leader in Digital Employee Experience (DEX) management, announced today the appointment of Jon Wallace as chief technology officer (CTO). Wallace’s significant contributions to the industry have also earned him a CTO of the Year Award in the IT Software category of the 18th Annual 2023 Globee® Awards for Information Technology competition. ControlUp was also named a winner of the Remote Tech Breakthrough Awards for the Overall Remote Employee IT Support of the Year.

Wallace has a stellar track record in the technology industry, having achieved consistent, remarkable success throughout his career. As the co-founder and former CTO of Avacee, a cloud-first platform for managing systems and devices, Wallace joined ControlUp via the acquisition of Avacee. Prior to Avacee, he held key positions in other successful ventures from Internet security to cloud analytics. Before that, he was VP of unified IT product strategy and marketing at Ivanti, which he joined via the acquisition of AppSense. He had various executive positions during his 12-year tenure at AppSense, with the last one being CTO.

“I am pleased to work with the talented ControlUp team to help advance our DEX management platform,” said Wallace. “We are here to help support our customer base while expanding our footprint in different markets and regions, driving innovation, and delivering cutting-edge solutions that empower IT teams and entire organizations to optimize and take control of their digital experience.”

“We are delighted to have Jon as our new CTO. His remarkable track record of technological leadership and his commitment to innovation align perfectly with our company’s vision,” commented Asaf Ganot, CEO of ControlUp. “We believe that Jon’s expertise will play a pivotal role in accelerating our growth and cementing ControlUp’s position as a global leader in DEX management.”

About ControlUp

ControlUp helps IT resolve desktop issues faster, prevent tickets, and reduce spend by delivering a Digital Employee Experience (DEX) Management Fabric built for IT teams struggling with troubleshooting complex workspaces, support tickets, and flat budgets. With ControlUp, organizations minimize time spent troubleshooting with context-rich data and reporting, proactively identify problems while automating solutions before tickets are submitted, and consolidate tools into a single, easy-to-use web app. Learn more at


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