Zephyr Scales with Addition of New CFO, Robb Ellis
Key hire brings hyper-growth experience to expand financial modeling
(NEWARK, Calif. – Dec. 13, 2016) — Zephyr, the industry’s fastest growing provider of enterprise test management software, announces Robb Ellis as Chief Financial Officer. Zephyr is growing quickly, adding roughly 300 customers per month in 2016, and the appointment comes on the heels of three other key hires to support Zephyr’s growing customer base. This is the fifth executive to be hired in 2016 in seven operational departments with the company.
“Agile methodology isn’t used only in development, but it also spans sales, marketing, operations, and finance departments,” said Scott Johnson, CEO of Zephyr. “As an agile business, adding Robb Ellis’ first-rate strategy accomplishments will enable Zephyr to optimize business planning with financial rigor and empower faster, real-time responses to emerging business conditions.”
Ellis brings 15 years of experience in the c-suite and a proven track record of exemplary leadership and strategic vision implementation on a global level for software firms, manufacturing and consumer services companies ranging between $50 million to $1 billion in annual revenue. Before joining the team, Ellis drove focused growth and innovation strategy at Greenway Health and Agilysys.
“The world is moving to a completely digital space, and we’re seeing software testing as a crucial piece to connect enterprises and customers,” said Ellis. “I’m honored to join a company with a stellar record of growth and sustainability, where I can spearhead developments on a global scale with large companies who look to us when meeting consumer demand for high quality software.”
Zephyr's test management products allow product and IT teams to manage all aspects of their testing lifecycle to release high quality software. DevOps support, integrations to any continuous integration tool and automation framework, tight integrations to Atlassian products such as JIRA and Confluence, and real-time metrics are a few of the many features offered to Zephyr customers.
Visit www.getzephyr.com to learn more about Zephyr products and services.
Zephyr is a leading provider of on-demand, real-time enterprise test management solutions, offering innovative applications, seamless integrations and unparalleled, real-time visibility into the quality and status of software projects. Zephyr products are the fastest growing agile test management products in the world, with more than 10,000 global customers in 100 countries. The company’s feature-rich products address today’s dynamic and global needs across a variety of industries including finance, healthcare, media, mobile, IT services and enterprise software. Zephyr is headquartered in Newark, Calf. with offices in Europe and India. For more information, please visit www.getzephyr.com.
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