Moxie Software Names Rebecca Ward As New President And CEO
Tech Veteran and Former CEO of Tealeaf to Drive the Next Phase of Growth for the Company
SUNNYVALE, Calif, Jan 10, 2014 – Moxie Software, Inc., the leading provider of customer centric enterprise social software, today announced the appointment of Rebecca Ward as Moxie Software’s new president and CEO. Former CEO Tom Kelly will continue to serve on the board of directors.
Rebecca Ward brings to Moxie Software a wealth of expertise in managing high growth technology companies. Prior to her role at Moxie Software, Rebecca was the CEO of Tealeaf where she grew the company, even through the economic downturn, delivering innovative customer experience management (CEM) solutions. Ward presided over Tealeaf’s successful sale to IBM in June of 2012.
Prior to joining Tealeaf, a Foundation Capital company, Rebecca served as group president of engineering, marketing, and product development at Digex, a publicly traded company. Before Digex, Rebecca worked for BBN/GTE Internetworking, where she held the position of vice president of product management and engineering. Rebecca started her career at Xerox.
Comments about the news
“Rebecca’s demonstrated leadership in the customer experience industry and in managing high growth companies is the right combination to take Moxie Software to the next level,” said Warren Weiss, general partner at Foundation Capital. “This is an exciting time for the company, and the board of directors along with Tom Kelly are confident that the appointment of Rebecca will accelerate Moxie’s growth.”
“Rebecca’s impressive track record and industry expertise will be instrumental to further drive the growth of Moxie Software,” said Ren Riley, general partner at Oak Investment Partners. “We are committed to the company as Moxie Software advances its market position and industry leadership.”
About Moxie Software, Inc.
Moxie Software provides the only customer-centric enterprise social software suite that enables companies and organizations to effectively connect employees, customers and partners to engage in business, share knowledge and collaborate. Spaces by Moxie is a comprehensive solution that powers more than three billion social interactions per year for leading organizations in consumer services, financial, healthcare, high-tech and media and entertainment. Moxie Software’s customers are able to innovate faster, improve operational efficiencies and provide superior customer experiences. To learn more about Moxie Software, visit www.moxiesoft.com.