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Aug. 11 /CSRwire/ – As the need for broad social change and pandemic relief sweeps the globe, Bay Area software company, Splunk Inc., provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, announced the creation of a new position – its first Chief of Social Impact.
To fill the role Splunk hired Kriss Deiglmeier who was the founding executive director for the Stanford Center for Social Innovation. She is leading the company’s established corporate social responsibility program, Splunk for Good, and will use her broad experience to carry out the program’s mission.
“With data comes the opportunity, and the responsibility to act,” said Doug Merritt, CEO of Splunk. “Kriss is a recognized leader in the social innovation space and we’re excited about the impact she will have on driving our corporate philanthropy strategy forward.”
“We launched Splunk for Good several years ago,” said Scott Morgan, executive of Splunk’s Global Affairs, “because we firmly believe that data is critical to solving the world’s most pressing problems. Kriss has a proven track record for finding unique solutions and we are thrilled to have her accelerate Splunk’s social impact.”
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