Hired: Tej Dhawan named Chief Data Officer at Principal

An entrepreneur, investor and former contributor to Clay & Milk was announced to fill a c-suite level position at Principal last week.

In a tweet on Dec. 13, Gary Scholten—Chief Information & Chief Digital Officer for Principal—announced Tej Dhawan will start today as Chief Data Officer.

“Great match I expect fantastic results from” Scholten tweeted.

The tweet was popular, with over 100 likes, ten retweets and 13 replies.

Dhawan is a co-founder of Plains Angels, a Partner in Entrepreneurial Technologies, and a Partner in Mango Seed Investments. He invests in seed-stage startups building products through a committed team. He was also interim director of the Iowa AgriTech Accelerator and a mentor for the Global Insurance Accelerator.

Past news stories involving Tej…

  • Commentary: Segregation isn’t the solution to lack of diversity – May 31
  • Next Level Ventures announces Dhawan as Senior Advisor – July 5