Guo Xiao

Guo Xiao

President and Chief Executive Officer

I am passionate about software excellence and using the power of technology to improve society. I joined ThoughtWorks in Chicago back in 1999 as a software developer at the start of my career. I addressed our customers’ toughest business and technology challenges, and established a new ThoughtWorks business in China, which is now one of our largest markets.

In 2013 I became CEO, leading ThoughtWorks globally in our mission to revolutionize the software industry. 

I am proud to have built an environment that encourages teams to experiment, learn from their experiences and be creative. I greatly enjoyed co-writing The Digital Transformation Game Plan with Gary O’Brien and Mike Mason, which we published in 2019 with our learnings on how to drive business value from digital transformations. 

I live in Chicago.