BOSTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OnForce, the #1 source for on-site tech talent, has appointed Robert Andrews as Vice President of Technology. Andrews brings extensive engineering experience and has a long track record of helping businesses in fast-paced, high-growth markets successfully scale, while managing increased product demand. At OnForce, Andrews will drive quality, innovation and cost efficiencies through process improvements in the development, operations and quality assurance organizations.
"Rob lives and breathes technology," said Peter Cannone, CEO of OnForce. "At Rue La La, he managed an infrastructure that supported more than one million dollars a day in retail sales with 10 million page views and more than 10,000 orders an hour. At Kronos, he built the world's largest Applicant Tracking System data warehouse that supports 70 million applicants. There's no question that Rob will help OnForce continue to grow and develop innovative technology that helps enterprises deliver quality, cost-effective IT service."
Andrews brings more than 19 years of technology, business and engineering experience to OnForce. Most recently, he was Chief Technology Officer at Hungry Fish Media where he defined and delivered new products and enhancements. Prior to this role, Andrews worked at Rue La La, an exclusive, invitation-only online retail destination for premier-brand, private sale boutiques. He was also the co-founder of Exchange Applications – a company that started with 7 entrepreneurs and grew to more than 500 employees and a billion dollar valuation.
"What attracted me to OnForce is its innovative use of technology that matches thousands of service professionals to the right IT service job in their local areas -- making a positive impact on real people and their IT service needs," said Andrews. "I am passionate about technology and I'm excited to join the OnForce team and help develop leading-edge technology solutions that will ensure that our customers stay ahead of the IT service curve."
Andrews will be based at OnForce headquarters located in Lexington, Massachusetts.
OnForce is a venture-backed technology company that is the #1 source for on-site tech talent in field services throughout the US and Canada. By partnering with OnForce, service buyers can connect with thousands of highly skilled service professionals to fulfill on-site work. With more than one million service events completed, OnForce is a proven and trusted solution. Service buyers can gain extensive geographic coverage, lower service costs, extend skill-sets, and generate new streams of revenue on demand. The company supports more than 20 IT and CE categories, such as computers, printers, networking, VoIP, Point of Sale, and more. OnForce is the partner in service. For additional information, please visit www.onforce.com.