Lonne Jaffe

Lonne Jaffe

CEO at Syncsort


Lonne is CEO at Syncsort, a global software company with enterprise-scale Big Data products used by 87 of the Fortune 100 enterprises in more than 85 countries. Lonne and the hundreds of Syncsort employees worldwide are focused on growing Syncsort’s cloud and on-premise businesses both organically and through acquisition, with a particular focus on the ecosystem around Apache Hadoop.

Previously, Lonne was the senior vice president for corporate strategy at CA Technologies, responsible for the development and execution of the company’s long-term technical and acquisition-related strategic initiatives.Before joining CA, Lonne was vice president of strategy at IBM, leading new organic and acquisition-related growth initiatives for a multi-billion dollar division focused on software.

Prior to this, Lonne was director of mergers & acquisitions at IBM, leading a variety of sizable software acquisitions for a multi-billion dollar IBM division. He also led IBM’s software businesses for the healthcare, life sciences, government, and education industries, including technical strategy, software product architecture and R&D, acquisition planning, and new business development.

Lonne holds undergraduate and advanced degrees from Harvard University.