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Informatica Names New Account Executive for State Government

“It’s really a marriage made for both of us,” he told Industry Insider California. “My background was ideal for what Informatica was looking for, and I couldn’t be more excited with the products that they offer.”

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Amos Olson, a technology professional with a deep background in sales management, has joined Informatica as an account executive, serving state government.

Olson, a resident of Auburn, assumed his new role last month.
Amos Olson
Amos Olson

“It’s really a marriage made for both of us,” Olson told Industry Insider California. “My background was ideal for what Informatica was looking for, and I couldn’t be more excited with the products that they offer.”

Olson added: “The state of California in general is undergoing modernization; all these legacy systems that are siloed don’t work with one another, and it creates a lot of challenges for government. COVID exposed those cracks, as well.” Among the challenges he cited were the numerous fraud cases targeting government benefit programs during the pandemic, which he said Informatica targets by “bringing disparate data sources together and making them accessible to a wide range of government users.”

In his LinkedIn profile, Olson notes that Informatica’s clients include the state Department of Child Support Services, the Department of Health Care Services, the Department of State Hospitals, the Department of Technology, the Franchise Tax Board, and the Department of Health Care Access and Information.

“Any place that there’s a need for a single source of truth is a place that Informatica can benefit that organization,” he said. “Certainly, the departments within the California Health and Human Services Agency are the biggest benefactors of that, because they deal directly with people seeking those benefits.”

Olson has more than 20 years’ experience in tech sales and management, and his previous affiliations include IBM, Citrix and Symantec. Among his areas of focus, he cites health care, new business development, data analysis, sales, and software as a service (SaaS).

He has a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Idaho State University and a master’s in theology from Concordia Theological Seminary. In his free time, Olson enjoys winemaking, gardening and landscaping.
Dennis Noone is Executive Editor of Industry Insider. He is a career journalist, having worked as a reporter and editor at small-town newspapers and major metropolitan dailies in California, Nevada, Texas and Virginia, including as an editor with USA Today in Washington, D.C. He lives in Northern California.