Company Reinforces Commitment to Employees and Preserving Its Unique Culture as it Continues its High-Growth Strategy
NORWALK – May 31, 2017– Datto, Inc., the leading provider of total data protection solutions for businesses around the world, today announced the appointment of Mary Kay Caricato as the company’s Chief People Officer. In this role, Caricato’s extensive experience leading global human resources teams will help develop and bolster Datto’s talent and unique culture across all geographies as the company continues explosive growth.
“Datto has expanded quickly since 2007 to more than 800 employees across North America, EMEA and more recently APAC,” said Austin McChord, founder and CEO, Datto. “As Chief People Officer, Mary Kay will play a vital role in ensuring that both existing and new employees share Datto’s vision for developing an inclusive, dynamic and industry-leading team.”
Caricato will oversee cultural integration as the company continues to expand into new geographies, markets and technologies. She will also spearhead Datto’s talent development efforts, the company’s compensation and competitive benefits, some of which include education reimbursement, 16 weeks paid maternity or paternity leave and free lunch Fridays.
“We want our longest-standing team members to be able to retain the feeling of working for the same company they joined when we were only 20 people, while ensuring that more recent additions to the company feel like they are an integral part of Datto’s unique culture,” said Mary Kay Caricato, CPO, Datto. “As we continue to grow, I look forward to working with our employees to execute on the company’s vision across the globe, making us a cohesive, dynamic team.”
Garnering more than 15 years of experience as a human resources leader, Caricato is a seasoned executive with deep expertise in building talent pipelines, shaping corporate cultures and harnessing change. Before Datto, she served as the Chief Human Resources officer of IntegraMed Fertility, the largest network of fertility practices across North America. She had previously worked for Diageo for more than a decade in senior level HR roles. Caricato holds a master’s in education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College. She will report to Austin McChord, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Datto.
Datto protects business data and provides secure connectivity for tens of thousands of the world's fastest growing companies. Datto's Total Data Protection solutions deliver uninterrupted access to business data on site, in transit and in the cloud. Thousands of IT service providers globally rely on Datto's combination of pioneering technology and dedicated services to ensure businesses are always on, no matter what. Datto is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut and has offices in Rochester, Boston, Portland, Toronto, London, Singapore and Sydney.
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