by Sara Card / in Newsroom
ARInsights Appoints Chris Caruso as Chief Technology Officer
NEEDHAM, Mass. (BUSINESS WIRE) ARInsights, provider of the market-leading SaaS platform for managing analyst relations programs, today announced the appointment of Chris Caruso as chief technology officer. In his role, Caruso will lead the ARInsights engineering team and technical operations. This includes directing and overseeing the continued product development, management and roadmap for ARchitect, ARInsights’ renowned analyst relations (AR) program management and productivity software.
Caruso brings more than two decades of leadership and technology experience, helping build world-class enterprise SaaS companies. Prior to ARInsights, he served as CTO of Brainshark, a sales enablement and readiness software company recently acquired by Bigtincan. Caruso previously worked at multiple internet start-ups in senior software engineering roles. He holds master’s and undergraduate degrees in computer science.
“As we continue ARInsights’ growth trajectory, we’re thrilled to welcome Chris to the team,” said ARInsights CEO Andy Zimmerman. “I had the pleasure of working with Chris previously, and saw firsthand how he’s a strong leader and motivator, with exceptional product vision and technical know-how. These qualities will be key as we continue to innovate to serve our customers – including by integrating ARchitect with complementary third-party technologies and enhancing the Analyst Portal, our popular solution for content sharing and collaboration. Chris’ expertise will help us execute in these areas and extend our market leadership, all while delivering a superior user experience.”
Caruso will also oversee the expansion of ARInsights’ technical team. The company is actively hiring developers and engineers; for more information on opportunities, please see www.arinsights.com/job-description-senior-software-engineer.
“Using technology to drive productivity is a passion of mine, and ARInsights dedicates itself to doing that for its users, each and every day,” Caruso said. “I’m excited to join the talented and customer-centric team here, and to work for this industry leader. As our customers’ needs evolve, I look forward to helping evolve ARchitect with them – continuing the company’s commitment to ensuring our solutions are easy, seamless and, most of all, enjoyable to use.”
Caruso takes the reins from former ARInsights CTO Lucas Bond.
“We’re incredibly grateful to Lucas for his nine years of valuable contributions,” Zimmerman added. “He was instrumental in helping develop ARchitect into the leading AR product that brings value to our users every day.”
Founded in 2004 and backed by Polaris Growth Fund, ARInsights provides the market-leading SaaS platform for managing analyst relations (AR) programs. Our flagship solution, ARchitect, along with multiple complementary products, enables hundreds of leading companies to increase awareness and enhance knowledge-sharing with all the industry analysts that influence their business. ARInsights helps measurably improve the efficiency and productivity of AR professionals every day. For more information, visit www.arinsights.com