07 Sep, 2017, 08:00 ET
NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Namely, the leading HR platform for mid-sized companies, welcomes its first independent board member, Elisa Steele, a proven executive with more than 25 years of software and technology experience.
"We're thrilled to add Elisa as our first independent board member," says Matt Straz, Namely's Founder and CEO. "She brings a wealth of expertise—including how to scale a SaaS business and how to perfect the end-to-end customer journey. Her experience will be invaluable as Namely continues on our path of steady growth."
Elisa has an impressive track record of leadership roles, most recently serving as President & CEO of Jive Software. She has also held senior positions at Microsoft, Skype, Yahoo!, NetApp, and Sun Microsystems.
Elisa joins Namely's Board at an exciting time for the company: Namely kicked off the year with a $50M Series D, just announced an expanded Austin office, and now serves over 800 companies and 125,000 employees worldwide.
"Namely has a smart, fantastic, and easy-to-use product for systematic HR delivery for mid-sized companies. This experience includes the engagement capabilities required in today's environment for employees to participate and build a strong, engaged company culture. Companies are embracing Namely as a modern solution to manage HR needs, as well as transform workplaces for the better," says Elisa Steele. "I look forward to working with Matt, Namely's Board, and leadership team, as we help shape the future for HR solutions."
Namely is the first HR platform that employees actually love to use. Namely's powerful, easy-to-use technology allows companies to handle all of their HR, payroll, time management, and benefits in one place. Coupled with dedicated account support, every Namely client gets the software and service they need to deliver great HR and a strong, engaged company culture.
Namely is used by over 800 clients with over 125,000 employees globally. Headquartered in New York City, the company has raised $157.8 MM from leading investors, including Altimeter Capital, Scale Capital, Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners, and True Ventures. For more information, visit www.namely.com.
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