NORWALK, Conn. and BOSTON, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillion Group, Inc. today announced the promotion of Andy Brooks to Chief Financial Officer. With more than 20 years of business operations and investment experience and three years serving as Zillion's Vice President of Operations and Finance, Brooks will now be responsible for the organization's financial operations and long-term financial growth strategy.
"Andy has been a critical member of our team since joining the company, and his financial acumen coupled with his in-depth understanding of growing technology companies made him the ideal choice when selecting a CFO," said Jim Boyle, Chairman and CEO of Zillion. "The company has seen tremendous growth this past year as healthcare organizations across the care continuum begin to realize the inherent value of our patient engagement platform. Andy will be instrumental in helping Zillion meet its strategic growth objectives in the months ahead."
Brooks has played an integral role in Zillion's financial growth. To date, he has helped the company in solidifying its market positioning, sourcing capital to fund the company's operations, defining the company's business model and pricing, and building the team to execute the company's strategy. Brooks' work was also instrumental in the closing of two major partnerships with UnitedHealth Group and Apollo Endosurgery.
A critical member of the Zillion management team for more than three years, Brooks most recently served as the company's Vice President of Operations and Finance. Brooks' career has primarily been focused on building and scaling start-up technology companies, both as a venture capital investor and entrepreneur. Prior to joining Zillion in 2013, Brooks served as a consultant in the healthcare technology sector, advising academic hospitals and medical device vendors on technology commercialization. He also previously served as the principal financial officer in the public offering and PIPE placement of RedRoller, a pioneer in cloud-based e-commerce shipping. His past experience includes positions with Crescendo Ventures, J.P. Morgan Securities, Bloomberg LP and start-ups in the e-commerce, communications and healthcare sectors where he focused on business model optimization, business development, financing strategy, venture equity and debt placements, initial and secondary public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions.
"Zillion is changing the face of engagement within healthcare at the patient, provider and payer level. As CFO, I will continue to drive the financial growth of this company and see additional client partnerships through fruition," said Andy Brooks, CFO of Zillion. "This is an exciting time to be part of Zillion, and I look forward to working with our team to set the path for the next phase of commercial growth."
About Zillion Zillion's highly configurable, cloud platform offers a broad suite of applications and functionality used to deliver a range of consumer engagement programs. The company is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, with offices in Boston. For more information, visit www.zillion.com or follow us on Twitter at @Zillion_Inc.