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Otto Silva Joins SaaS Certification Testing Platform Leader, Kryterion, as Chief Information Officer

Kryterion, a leader in the certification test development and delivery sector, is pleased to announce that Otto Silva has joined the company as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and a member of the Executive Team.

Silva brings extensive information technology experience in a variety of progressively responsible executive roles to his new position. Most recently, he served as Interim Chief Technology Officer for the real estate brokerage, Homie. He had previously served Homie as its Vice President, Information Technology Operations.

Otto Silva, Kryterion Chief Information Officer
Otto Silva, Kryterion Chief Information Officer

“Kryterion’s rapid growth,” says Kryterion Chief Operating Officer, Robert Armstrong, “and expanding international reach made it essential to acquire the services of a top IT executive as chief information officer whose experience, management style, and values align with our own. Otto Silva is that executive. His leadership experience in building and implementing robust technology solutions and hyper-productive teams makes him an excellent fit for the current role and for the future Kryterion envisions.”

“My career has made me an expert at resolving corporate operational issues,” says Silva. “Simply put, my job involves getting the right technologies in place to support corporate business objectives and ensuring that we have the right people on the team to support those technologies.”

Prior to joining Homie, Silva was Vice President of Cloud and IT Infrastructure for Finicity. In that role he spearheaded a program that substantially strengthened Finicity’s technology infrastructure. For example, when multiple Super Bowl ads and associated social media commercials viewed by millions of concurrent users generated a tremendous traffic surge on Finicity’s apps, company systems easily managed the extremely high demand workload.

Silva is a native of Guatemala, has two daughters, and relaxes by restoring vintage Japanese motorcycles. He is also a National High Performance Driving Instructor for The Porsche Club of America.

About Kryterion, Inc.

Kryterion is a leading test development and delivery company that serves the credentialing needs of technology, association, professional, and government markets globally with world-class secure testing solutions. We are GDPR and SOC 2 Type II compliant. Our advanced, SaaS testing platform includes a full suite of capabilities that allow our clients’ candidates to test with confidence and convenience.

Kryterion delivers live, online proctored exams worldwide and maintains an international network of 1000+ Kryterion Testing Network locations. Kryterion is based in Phoenix, Arizona and has additional business offices in England, the Philippines, and South Africa.

Established in 2001, Kryterion is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drake International.

For more information, contact:

Buzz Walker
Chief Revenue Officer
[email protected]

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