Mirko Savarese named Chief Technology Officer at Black Sun Plc
A digital technology expert with over 20 years of industry knowledge in the corporate communications sector working with FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and international organisations across the EMEA, Mirko Savarese has been named Chief Technology officer at stakeholder communications consultancy Black Sun Plc in Fulham, London.
Leading a team of experts in digital technology across London and Singapore, Mr. Savarese's Application Development unit is comprised of fifteen full-time digital technologists in London and four full-time developers in Singapore. The group works with industry leaders such as Adobe, Liferay and Hootsuite/Livefyre, and across the wider team of Black Sun solution experts in bringing to life robust publishing platforms, corporate websites, intranets, extranets, digital annual reporting solutions, and webmail technologies.
Black Sun CEO, David Christopherson, commented ‘I am delighted to announce Mirko’s appointment as Chief Technology Officer. It is through Mirko's innovation and leadership that we have been able to deliver best in class digital communications solutions for our clients, in particular our CONNECT publishing platform. I am looking forward to working with him in the future to ensure Black Sun maintains its competitive leadership position when it comes to communications technology'.
In addition to a wealth of industry experience in providing key solutions to an international portfolio of clients, Mr. Savarese is leading the way for emerging digital reporting technologies such as iXBRL (Inline eXtensible Business Reporting Language), allowing documents to be presented in a format that is readable by both computers and humans. Savarese has also developed the Black Sun 'CONNECT' publishing platform solution. CONNECT is a full spectrum publishing application comprised of integrated technologies that provide a complete publishing solution to clients with a full suite of product services encompassing corporate communications. One of the key solutions available in the CONNECT suite is PrintCONNECT, an online system for editing and producing reports in print and online.
For information on Black Sun's CONNECT solution, please contact Sarah Myles
For more information on iXBRL, read a recent interview with Mirko Savarese on the subject here