Definity First announces CEO transition 

September 10, 2015 | by Magdalena Hernandez

In Microsoft Partner, Competencies

San Diego, California - September 10th, 2015. Definity First, a leading expert in Microsoft Technologies and a Gold Partner with Microsoft, announced today that Mauricio Duran has been named President. Omar del Rio, company COO, has been appointed CEO. Fernando Gutierrez will remain in the same position as Technology VP.

The board of directors took the decision of naming Omar del Rio as CEO

Omar del Río, CEO of Definity First, Fernando Gutierrez, Technology VP and Mauricio Duran, President.

Del Rio, Duran, Gutierrez and the current management staff, will be focused on delivering the same excellent customer experience while they broaden their strategic offering in current and new markets. 

Mauricio Duran, who served as CEO since 2004, will now focus on expansion opportunities, including new customers, new markets, and new industry developments. His work will be mainly in the field, working with day-to-day operations and bottom-line performance.

"This role will allow me to focus on pursuing expansion, innovation and relationships that will help foster growth and opportunities for our clients -- which remains our total focus," says Duran.

Fernando Gutierrez will keep on being Definity First’s Technical evangelist and visionary. "Omar is the clear leadership Definity First requires to scale. The Board did not hesitate on appointing him as CEO and expects great things from the company”, he said.

“My desire to keep growing professionally and to create pioneering business software solutions, made me start Definity First in 2004 with two of my colleagues, Mauricio Duran and Fernando Gutierrez. Now, in 2015, I want to take the company to the next level.” said Del Río. “It’s a great honor to be leading Definity First”.

About Definity First


A Gold Certified Microsoft Partner specializing in Azure (Cloud Services), Office 365, and Managed Services, Definity First is a software development firm with 12+ years of experience. With five locations in North America and over 150 team members, we have the talent, skills, and experience you need to compete in the 21st century.  In an increasingly competitive market, we take the time to understand your business in order to recommend and develop the best possible technology solutions to your unique challenges. Your goals are our goals.

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