Interim CEO affirmed for leadership position to continue guiding strategic vision for collaborative work management company
SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wrike, an intelligent work management platform, today announced the appointment of Thomas Scott as Chief Executive Officer after holding the position of interim CEO since July 2023. He will also join the Wrike Board of Directors. Prior to his role as interim CEO, Scott served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer beginning in March 2022. He is committed to overseeing the execution of the Company’s long-term strategy, driving continuous growth, and empowering customers with an intelligent solution for modern work management.
“Since moving into his current role, Tom has worked closely with leaders across the organization, from product to marketing to sales, to find new avenues for growth and innovation that position Wrike on an upward trajectory”Post this
“Since moving into his current role, Tom has worked closely with leaders across the organization, from product to marketing to sales, to find new avenues for growth and innovation that position Wrike on an upward trajectory,” said Sunit Mukherjee, Managing Director, STG. “We are thrilled to continue working with Tom in this capacity and excited to see the Company and product thrive under his ongoing guidance.”
“The opportunity to lead a team dedicated to helping customers navigate and streamline their complex workflows aligns perfectly with my vision for driving transformation in today’s dynamic business environment,” said Scott. “I am especially proud of our current product roadmap, as Wrike dives deeper into new technologies that will automate work so our users can focus more on impact versus actions. We are committed to creating solutions that empower organizations to achieve their goals seamlessly and efficiently through collaborative work management. With such an exciting future in store, there’s no place I’d rather be than at the helm of Wrike.”
Scott brings more than 20 years of experience as a top executive at several companies spanning a range of size, stage, and segment from startups to publicly traded companies, including Zebra Technologies, Fetch Robotics, Corning Optical Communications, and Spidercloud. Scott’s experience building and leading dispersed teams through transformative stages of growth will be highly applicable to his duties as the CEO at Wrike.
As organizations remain focused on improving efficiency and productivity, intelligent platforms that centralize complex workflows will become critical enablers of success. Wrike’s history of simplifying complex work projects paired with a product roadmap that continues to bring new AI and data technologies to market, make it a tech stack must-have for organizations. At Collaborate 2023, Wrike announced a new feature set that aggregates and analyzes data from siloed applications, facilitates actionable insights, and provides AI-powered assistance to optimize workflows and more effortlessly execute work. These features include Wrike’s copilot for work management, Wrike’s datahub, and next-gen analytics. In addition, Wrike was just named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Collaborative Work Management (CWM) based on its Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute.
Wrike is an STG portfolio company, following an acquisition in July 2023.
Wrike is the most powerful work management platform. Built for teams and organizations looking to collaborate, create, and exceed every day, Wrike brings everyone and all work into a single place to remove complexity, increase productivity, and free people up to focus on their most purposeful work. With unmatched power, versatility, and intuitiveness, Wrike is the only work management solution an organization will ever need to scale, optimize, and move fast in a competitive world. More than 20,000 happy customers power their future and come together in Wrike, including Estée Lauder, Hootsuite, Nielsen, Ogilvy, Siemens, and Tiffany & Co. For more information, visit www.wrike.com.
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