HR tech firm DBLX appoints former Amazon and Bet365 exec as CTO
Stoke-on-Trent-based HR-tech company DBLX has recruited former Amazon and bet365 head, Dan Macklin, as its new chief technical officer to accelerate its innovation and delivery strategy.
Macklin joined from the senior team at Amazon Web Services and was also previously the head of applied innovation at Lloyds Bank and head of R&D at Bet365.
He will report directly to CEO Gareth Mobley and will sit on the organisation’s executive board where he will lead tech strategy with a particular focus on innovation.
Mobley said: “Dan has a track record of technology leadership gained from his work in the technology innovation teams at some of the World’s biggest consumer and technology brands. Dan will be a huge asset to add to our highly talented board at MCG. He will head up our development teams overseeing the design and build of our cloud-based technology solutions. He’ll play an integral role in ensuring our award-winning LXP’s become even more cutting edge and impactful.”
Macklin added: “I’m absolutely delighted to be joining MCG and DBLX, a company that really wants to do things dierently and disrupt the HR-tech industry. I have a passion for building products that help people and teams grow, so am looking forward to bringing some large-tech capabilities to a smaller company that is a pioneer in this space.”