HARTFORD, Conn., July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wearsafe Labs, creators of the Wearsafe Personal Safety Service, today announced the appointment of Daniel Perrone to Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). With more than 20 years of experience driving revenue growth and profits for start-ups, early stage and established enterprises, Perrone will lead Wearsafe's strategic sales planning and business development initiatives.
"Daniel's reputation as a top global business leader and his impressive track record of developing strategies to build and grow companies in the enterprise and retail markets make him a great fit for Wearsafe," said David Benoit, co-founder and CEO of Wearsafe. "As we enter our next phase of growth, Daniel's proven ability to understand complex markets and carve out opportunities for innovative products and services will be instrumental in taking Wearsafe to the next level."
Prior to joining Wearsafe, Perrone served as Vice President of Global Sales, with a focus on data and location intelligence platforms and services at Comtech Telecommunications Corp. While there, he managed the global sales organization across all continents and Fortune 500 companies and was responsible for the platform's multi-million dollar top-line sales and go-to market strategies. Previously, he founded and built Broadmap LLC, a $20 million digital mapping technology company that was acquired by Apple in 2013. Earlier in his career, Perrone worked as the Global Vice President of business development at TeleAtlas and held senior management positions at CompUSA and Circuit City.
"Throughout my career, I've been drawn to organizations that have innovation at their core," said Perrone. "Wearsafe is changing the way we alert for help, and the use cases for its personal safety service reach far and wide - across retail and enterprise markets. I'm excited to join a company dedicated to its mission and look forward to fueling Wearsafe's growth and helping people all around the world feel safer."
Perrone will also bring his leadership and product development experience to Wearsafe, where he'll streamline organizational processes and provide valuable input into Wearsafe's product roadmap and pipeline.
"Daniel's hiring caps off an incredible first year for Wearsafe, with the company recently being recognized as a Gartner 'Cool Vendor' and named a winner of the Red Herring Top 100 North America 2017, which recognizes the continent's most innovative private technology companies. With Daniel on board, we're excited for what's to come and expect many more great milestones in the near future," Benoit said.
Wearsafe is a leading developer of advanced wearable safety products designed to revolutionize the way you live your life. Wearsafe's products marry cutting edge technology with individual and institutional demand for personal safety. The company's vision is to change the perception of safety and security products, from solely protecting locations and property, to protecting individuals, wherever they may be. For more info, please contact [email protected].