PHILADELPHIA, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobalFit, a leading health and wellness technology solutions company based in Philadelphia, PA, announced today that it has elected a new Chief Technology OfficerWilliam "Bill" Piel to the company's executive team. In this position, Piel will take a lead role in GlobalFit's planned innovation, spearhead the enhancement of GlobalFit's core technology solutions, and contribute to the overall growth of the company.
Piel joins GlobalFit as a seasoned software engineer. With 20 years of experience, he brings an extensive background in leading teams in the development of web applications and distributed systems. Prior to joining GlobalFit, Piel served as Software Architect at Magento Commerce, Director of Engineering at RJMetrics and Co-Founder of Pepper Lillie Ltd.
"Bill is a forward thinking and strategic technologist who has a track record of delivering powerful solutions that drive business success," said GlobalFit President & CEO Tony Frick. "GlobalFit is embarking on an aggressive plan to introduce new and innovative health and wellness solutions while continuing to enhance our core technology products, and Bill is the perfect person to help lead that growth and evolution."
An active participant in the technology community, Piel has engaged in speaking opportunities at software engineering conferences held around the country. Notably, Piel spoke at Clojure/Conj in 2016 in Austin, Texas and again the following year in Baltimore, Maryland where he demonstrated some of his contributions to the open-source space.
"I could not be more excited to join the GlobalFit team and pair my passion for technology with GlobalFit's immense potential. As CTO, I'm looking forward to channeling my experience to further position the company as an industry leader in the wellness technology space," said Piel.
With over 25 years in the wellness industry, GlobalFit is recognized for its wellness solutions, which connect individuals to gyms, health coaching, services, and reward-based incentives. All of GlobalFit's solutions are fueled by the company's vision to create a more fit, happier workplace by leveraging technology in order to create a healthier company culture.
For additional information about GlobalFit or to schedule an interview with a GlobalFit's CEO Tony Frick or CTO Bill Piel, please contact Jessica Olenik at Neff Associates directly via phone at (267) 457-2045 or email at [email protected].
ABOUT GLOBALFIT: GlobalFit's health and wellness technology solutions accelerate wellness program engagement, leading to improved population health. With over 25 years in the corporate wellness space, GlobalFit connects wellness with rewards through its GlobalFit Rewards, Gym Network 360, and WalkMyMind platforms. Over 70 million people have access to GlobalFit solutions as part of their work site wellness program or health plan. GlobalFit Rewards is an innovative reimbursement platform that combines gym reimbursement, real time gym check-in, wearable integration, and activity tracking to deliver maximum engagement in a simple, flexible, cloud-based solution. GlobalFit's Gym Network 360 platform offers a comprehensive suite of programs and products with a focus on the essential components of wellness: exercise, eating, and education. Gym Network 360 participants gain access to exclusive pricing with some of the biggest brands in nutrition, fitness, and wellness. WalkMyMind combines the physical health benefits of walking or running with the mental stimulation of audio podcasts curated from great thinkers, inspiring educators, and best-selling authors. For more information, please visit, https://www.globalfit.com or call (800) 294-1500.