NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- APPrise Mobile, a mobile communications and engagement technology company focused on internal employee and external communications, today announced that Doug Pierce has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.
Pierce will work directly with Jeff Corbin, CEO and Founder of APPrise Mobile, to help scale and take the company into its next level of growth.
Commenting on the appointment, Corbin said, "Over the past several years since we launched theEMPLOYEEapp, APPrise Mobile has grown its client base and is now available to nearly 1 million employees around the world. Serving enterprise clients in major industries including manufacturing, healthcare, retail and hospitality, among others, it was necessary for us to expand our management team to include someone well experienced in enterprise Software-as-a-Service companies. Doug's background will be critical to accelerating our growth."
Pierce brings extensive strategic and operational leadership experience to APPrise Mobile. Most recently, he was the COO of mobile SaaS company, Scrollmotion. He has held COO positions at POSSIBLE and Bridge Worldwide (both WPP Digital Agencies). Previously, Pierce led client delivery and was part of the leadership team at enterprise social media software startup BuzzMetrics which was acquired by Nielsen Online.
Pierce commented, "I am focused on excellence in client delivery, building high-performing teams, and scaling those processes and teams. I decided to join APPrise Mobile for several reasons. First, in a very short period of time, they have created and impressively grown an enterprise software company serving global companies. Second, mobile employer-to-employee communications is a new category of technology that is about to explode. Third, given their background in communications and HR consulting, APPrise Mobile is leading the way in this burgeoning industry. I'm excited to work closely with Jeff and the talented APPrise Mobile team and bring rigorous focus to making our business not only more agile, but also more competitive."
Pierce earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from The Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
About APPrise Mobile
APPrise Mobile is the developer of theEMPLOYEEapp®, an internal communications and employee engagement mobile platform that allows companies of any size to have their own branded app for Apple and Android devices (as well as a web app). It securely integrates with a company's employee database and allows for the aggregation and distribution of content, workplace tools as well as the instantaneous push of messages, directly to an employee's mobile device.
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