Ric Urrutia Transitioning To Executive Chairman.
San Jose, California, US, May 2, 2019 – Ric Urrutia, Founder and longtime CEO of Taos, a leader in emerging technology services, announced today the promotion of Hamilton Yu to CEO. Ric will ascend to the role of Executive Chairman. This promotion comes at a time when Taos is enjoying unprecedented growth and acceptance in the marketplace as a true leader in the delivery of disruptive technology services like DevOps, cloud migrations, and hybrid and multi-cloud managed services.
Hamilton has been a part of the Taos family as a customer since the early 2000s and in 2017, was handpicked by Ric as his eventual successor. In his recent role as President and COO, Hamilton has played an instrumental role of elevating Taos as one of the top national consulting and managed service providers of emerging technology focused on DevOps and Cloud Computing to drive digital transformation.
“Hamilton and I work great together. We share a common strategic vision and our skills are very complimentary. Our combined breadth of experience and leadership skills make for a powerful combination!” said Ric Urrutia Executive Chairman, Taos. “He [Hamilton Yu] believed in the Taos vision and joined us with a tremendous level of enthusiasm and “roll up your sleeves” attitude… it’s easy to see why people have openly embraced him. I would like to thank Hamilton for the great work over the last two years and look forward to working with him in this new role”.
Ric further comments, “Taos is not a job to me, it’s a passion and I will continue to devote all of my energies to it. We will continue to shape the market and drive growth while staying true to the core of Taos: our talented people. Hamilton will do an exceptional job nurturing and evolving our organization to continuously address the evolving needs of our customers.”
Hamilton Yu said, “It is an honor working alongside Ric. He built Taos to thrive in chaos and embrace change. Over the years I’ve seen him lead Taos with passion, enthusiasm, and confidence. Even with headwinds, Ric has been steadfast in his vision and fearlessly led Taos to where it is today. I am excited and privileged to be given this tremendous opportunity to lead Taos in our company’s next chapter”.
“Taos is all about talented people coming together with a mission to help great companies transform themselves by leveraging the disruptive technologies that exist in the marketplace at any given time”, continues Yu. “With the cloud computing evolution now globally accepted as the foundational building blocks for all new workloads, we have entered an exciting new era at Taos that includes new and disruptive service offerings backed up by our talent and a robust go to market strategy. I look forward to leading the charge at Taos”.
Taos, headquartered in San Jose, California (USA), empowers enterprises to operate efficiently, rapidly innovate, and scale their business. As a comprehensive Technology Solutions Partner for nearly 30 years, Taos simplifies today’s complex digital landscape by providing both strategic and technical guidance while implementing transformative solutions. The company specializes in cloud strategic consulting, migration, and 24x7x365 operations and managed services powered by its DevOps practice. For more information, please visit