Adaptiva today appointed Jim Souders as its new CEO. Photo courtesy Adaptiva.

Bellevue-based systems management company Adaptiva today announced it has appointed Jim Souders as its new chief executive officer. In his new role, Souders, formerly Adaptiva’s chief operations officer, will help lead the company into its next phase of evolution and growth.

“Since Jim joined Adaptiva in 2015, the company has executed with unparalleled excellence across all areas of business including sales, marketing, support, customer engagement, and partnerships,” said Dr. Deepak Kumar, chief technology officer and founder of Adaptiva.

Souders, who has previous leadership experience working for companies like Dorado Software, looks forward to helping the company in its continued growth.

“It is a privilege to have the opportunity to lead a high-performing team with such dedicated and talented people who are changing the face of systems management for many of today’s largest Global 1000 companies,” Souders said in a press release. “Systems management as we know it today is at a turning point and Adaptiva is poised to deliver the efficiency, automation, and innovation necessary to lead it into the future. I look forward to scaling our business and our exceptional team to continue to bring new products to market quickly and to deliver the high-value returns that our customers have come to expect from us.”