Nowadays we’re excited to announce two new additions to our senior leadership staff, Sebastien Giroux as Chief Money Officer and Greg Strickland as Chief Working Officer! Giroux and Strickland both equally carry additional than 15 yrs of working experience in their fields, throughout a extensive variety of industries and company dimensions. As Productboard embarks on its following stage of growth, Giroux and Strickland will participate in a crucial job in serving to scale the enterprise and continuing to make out the solution administration classification.
“Sebastien and Greg each deliver deep knowledge in their have fields and precious experience in building and scaling businesses that are essentially buyer-centric in their main,” reported Hubert Palan, Founder & CEO of Productboard. “I’m seeking forward to partnering with them the two to drive operational excellence throughout the group and improve Productboard’s economical efficiency for extended-phrase growth.”
Sebastien Giroux is a seasoned finance govt with expertise in a broad selection of environments, which includes begin-ups and Fortune 500s, M&A integrations, IPOs, and turnarounds. He has experience in constructing fiscal foundations, groups, and procedures for high-advancement organizations in the technologies sector. He has a demonstrated history of developing and executing a strategic vision that unifies Finance endeavours with GTM, Functions, Products, and other spots to generate business success. Giroux was most just lately Main Financial Officer at Collibra and beforehand held strategic money management positions at Atlassian, RingCentral, and IBM.
“I’ve viewed firsthand from my seat as a finance government just how tough it can be to make the appropriate item conclusions, particularly in times of economic uncertainty,” explained Giroux. “Product teams are functioning with a constrained set of resources, and it is more important than ever for them to have a focused item administration procedure to advise their attempts and make the most impactful choices. I’m fired up to operate alongside the Productboard staff to renovate the way items are developed.”
Greg Strickland is Main Working Officer at Productboard, where he oversees GTM execution and functions together with Marketing, Gross sales, and Customer Good results to drive operational excellence across the complete firm. He most lately served as an advisor to some of the most impressive startups, together with Loom, Preset, and Grain. Prior to that, Greg was COO at Periscope Knowledge and GM and VP World-wide Operations at Box.
“What drew me to Productboard to begin with was the possibility in advance of the corporation: product or service administration software package is nevertheless a nascent class, there’s really a little bit of consciousness and instruction that requirements to happen. Productboard is on a good trajectory to help construct this new classification with its leading product or service management platform—and I’m hunting forward to doing work with the group to information us there.”
Giroux and Strickland be part of Productboard at a interval of amazing development. The firm most lately raised its Series D spherical which valued Productboard at $1.725 billion, produced its very first acquisition, opened new offices in Vancouver and Dublin, and surpassed extra than 6,000 clients. Giroux and Strickland will report to Founder & CEO, Hubert Palan, and will oversee the company’s world wide finance, IT, and legal groups and GTM operations, respectively.