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Pegasystems Designates Ron Hovsepian to its Board of Directors

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CEO Insights Team

CEO Insights Team

Bangalore: The software company empowering digital transformation at the world’s leading enterprises, Pegasystems Inc designates Ron Hovsepian to its Board of Directors. An alumnus of Boston College, Hovsepian, 57, has broad experience serving on the boards of prime technology businesses including Skillsoft & ANSYS, and also as the Cloud Technology Partners advisory board. He will bring over 30 years of deep B2B leadership expertise to Pega.
Speaking about the appointment, Alan Trefler, founder & CEO, Pegasystems says "Ron’s experience leading software providers as well as serving on the boards of forward-thinking technology companies, gives him a unique perspective on what drives success. We look forward to tapping into his deep experience to assist Pega as we continue our growth.”
Currently, an executive partner at Flagship Pioneering, a life sciences innovation enterprise, Hovsepian opened his career at IBM and served in plenty of executive positions over 16 years. He also worked as president & CEO of Intralinks, a cloud-based software company, which he managed through a strategy and cloud re-platforming cycle and enhanced shareholder value over three times. Antecedent to that, Ron was president & CEO at Novell, where he drove the company through its significant shift to Linux and tripled the company’s overall operating margin. Having such a spectacular background speaks volumes about Hovsepian.

Rejoiced with the honour, Hovsepian says, “Pega provides a unique set of critical technologies to drive the types of digital transformation initiatives being tackled by many organizations today. I’m impressed with the company’s remarkable roster of top clients, innovative solutions, and industry accolades. I look forward to working with the very accomplished management team and board members.”


A leader in software for customer engagement & operational excellence, Pega through its adaptive, & cloud-architected software developed on its unified Pega Platform enables people to swiftly deploy, and efficiently extend & evolve applications to meet strategic business requirements. Over its 35-year history, Pega has produced award-winning capabilities in CRM and digital process automation (DPA) powered by high-level artificial intelligence and robotic automation, to help the world’s leading brands achieve breakthrough business results.