Tangoe Names New Chief Product Officer

Chris Ortbals to lead Tangoe product strategy and execution

INDIANAPOLIS, January 4, 2023 – Tangoe, the industry leader in technology expense management, managed mobility services, and cloud service expense management, announced today that Chris Ortbals has joined its executive team as Chief Product Officer (CPO). As an experienced leader in software and services, Ortbals will be responsible for the strategy and execution of the next generation of Tangoe products.   

“On behalf of our entire Tangoe team, I am delighted to welcome Chris Ortbals as Chief Product Officer,” said James Parker, Tangoe’s Chief Executive Officer. “Chris’ customer centric approach to identifying and developing products that deliver measurable value to clients is directly in line with Tangoe. His vast experience developing B2B software applications will help propel Tangoe to new levels of innovation for our clients.”

Ortbals comes to Tangoe with over two decades of product, technology, and management experience in the IT, cloud, telecommunications, and internet services industries. His deep-rooted knowledge in product development for global technology companies will allow him to focus on key enterprise initiatives that incorporate customer feedback and transcend customized solutions.

Prior to joining Tangoe, Ortbals held various senior leadership positions at Newfold Digital, QTS, Sungard Availability Services, Cbeyond, and Savvis. 

“I am excited to join the Tangoe team and I am confident that the investment into product management will continue to drive a positive return on investment for our clients all while delivering an unparalleled customer experience,” said Ortbals.

Ortbals will step into the CPO role allowing for Yaakov Shapiro to focus his role as Chief Technology Officer with increased investment in R&D.

About Tangoe

Tangoe is the leading technology expense and asset management solution. Tangoe seamlessly integrates with hundreds of providers globally to deliver the reporting and insights needed by enterprises of all sizes and scales. Fueled by an innovative automation framework and unified customer experience, Tangoe optimizes spend and resources across telecom, mobile, cloud, and IoT. For more information on the power of Tangoe and how it can transform your business, visit www.tangoe.com or connect with the company on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Media Contacts: 

Debbie Lewis 
PR and Media Contact 
debbie.lewis@tangoe.com 

Gay Beach 
Vice President, MarCom, Digital and Demand 
gay.beach@tangoe.com