Media releasePublished on 04 April 2024

Diya Jolly promoted to Chief Product and Technology Officer

Wellington — 4 April 2024 —Xero, the global small business platform, today announced the promotion of Diya Jolly to Chief Product and Technology Officer. The promotion recognises Jolly’s additional global technology team responsibilities, including engineering, security and data, which she assumed in September 2023.

Jolly joined Xero in April 2023 as Chief Product Officer to lead product management, product marketing and user experience globally. Prior to Xero, Diya was Chief Product Officer at Okta, a global SaaS security provider, and previously led YouTube’s advertising monetisation products.

Xero CEO, Sukhinder Singh Cassidy said: “This promotion formally acknowledges the significant impact Diya has already made at Xero. Diya’s leadership across product and technology has deepened the cohesion between the functions, improved the team's ways of working, and increased the pace of our product delivery to help us better serve our customers. We’re excited to officially promote someone of her caliber to the helm of these two critical functions to ensure we continue to build a world class product.”


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Xero is a global small business platform with 3.95 million subscribers which includes a core accounting solution, payroll, workforce management, expenses and projects. Xero also has an extensive ecosystem of connected apps and connections to banks and other financial institutions helping small businesses access a range of solutions from within Xero’s open platform to help them run their business and manage their finances. Xero is a FIFA Women’s Football partner.

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