Vroozi Appoints Gregg Parise, as New CEO
Gregg Parise: SaaS and Financial Industry Leader
Vroozi Appoints SaaS and Financial Industry Leader, Gregg Parise, As New CEO
New User-First, Culture-Focused Leader and Expanding Solution Suite Position Vroozi for Unprecedented Growth
LOS ANGELES – FEBRUARY 07, 2017 — Vroozi, a leading mobile-first, user-centric purchasing and spend management platform, announced today a game-changing leadership shift, as recognized SaaS and finance industry leader, Gregg Parise, is appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Gregg is a proven, results-oriented leader who has not only been successful in scaling numerous companies, but also in building winning teams and work environments. As CEO, Gregg will focus on overall innovation, culture and elevating Vroozi’s purchasing suite with the end user and maximum efficiency in mind. He plans to increase the Company’s already impressive revenue growth, while up-leveling its superior quality solution for the procure-to-pay marketplace.
Gregg joins Vroozi from his most recent role as CEO of Events.com, where he led the company in all aspects of strategy and operations. During his tenure, he secured over $20 million in new funding and spearheaded four successful acquisitions. With more than 24 years of experience, Gregg has built a reputation as a leader within the entrepreneurial business community. He is known for his forward-thinking financial strategies and outstanding business results.
“Gregg’s demonstrated success in scaling SaaS companies and ongoing leadership in corporate finance make him a perfect leader for this company,” said Shaz Khan, Co-Founder and CSO at Vroozi. “We are excited about the experience and passion he brings to Vroozi, and we look forward to seeing the direction his leadership will take this company.”
Leveraging his top-tier investment background, Gregg is keenly aware of trends and shifts in markets that potentially affect the profitability of operations in large organizations. Gregg’s background contains a distinctive, strategic combination of visionary leadership and business acumen, which has allowed him to be instrumental in building multimillion-dollar businesses, establishing successful financial operations, securing competitive positions and effectively leading teams through periods of growth, volatility and transformation.
“This opportunity is tailor-made for my experience and expertise,” said Gregg. “Vroozi is an inspiring company that adds the perfect modern touch to the task of ‘business shopping.’ Spend management is so important for companies to focus on, now more than ever. Growing the reach and impact of a much-needed solution like Vroozi is something I sincerely look forward to.”
As Gregg assumes the CEO role, Former CEO, Steve Olds, will stay on as President and Chairman of Vroozi.
Vroozi®, the leading cloud-based business purchasing platform, is helping companies of any size make shopping for their business easier, more efficient, mobile-first and enjoyable. Vroozi is designed for companies who want to empower their employees, connect with their suppliers and maintain spend visibility from anywhere, anytime. Vroozi has proven its solution within the enterprise space, and is now democratizing the procure-to-pay process by bringing that powerful, enterprise-grade functionality to the mid-market.
Vroozi customers range from the mid-market to Fortune 1000 companies and privately held enterprises across several industries – entertainment, healthcare, technology, manufacturing, defense and services. The digital platform reduces transactional costs, maximizes efficiency and improves business margins while giving powerful insights into financial data.