Data analytics company Qlik announced that its CEO Lars Bjork has decided to step down.
Lars Bjork worked with Qlik for the past 17 years. The company did not reveal the reason for the resignation of Lars Bjork.
David Murphy will be the interim CEO of Qlik. The US-based analytics company will be looking for a new CEO. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Qlik does business in more than 100 countries with over 45,000 customers globally.
David Murphy is the former president and COO of Blue Coat Systems and a current Qlik Board Member.
David Murphy has more than 30 years of success in the software technology industry. At Blue Coat Systems, Murphy helped nearly double the revenue and profitability of the business over a three-year period.
Prior to Blue Coat, David was instrumental in building Mercury Interactive and Tivoli Systems into market leaders.
“Having spent my entire career at some of the premier companies within the software industry, I have long admired Qlik’s mission to deliver comprehensive business intelligence solutions across a wide spectrum of analytics use cases,” said David Murphy.