New Relic has appointed industry veteran Michael Fleshman as chief technology officer for Asia-Pacific and Japan, responsible for developing and executing New Relic’s innovation roadmap throughout the region.
With more than 25 years of experience, Fleshman has a distinguished track record of creating and delivering market-leading digital products and services. He has held various technology leadership roles at global brands including MTV/Nickelodeon, AOL Europe, Financial Times Online.
While at BBC Worldwide as the Consumer Digital Technology senior vice-president, Fleshman was responsible for directing product development and technology for its globally recognised and award-winning consumer-facing digital products and services.
Before New Relic, Fleshman was CEO at virtual CTO consultancy Ajiliti Partners and held various senior positions, including CTO at Singapore-headquartered streaming service HOOQ where he was a New Relic customer.
“Michael brings a wealth of experience, as both a leader in digital product and platform delivery across the world, and even as a loyal New Relic customer for many years,” said Dmitri Chen, executive vice-president and general manager, APJ, New Relic.
“Michael will play a pivotal role as our ‘customer champion’, creating a crucial bridge between the business and customers, and helping clients overcome technology pain points by using full-stack observability.”