January 22, 2019, Santa Clara, Calif. – Prevedere, an industry leading insights and predictive analytics software company, today announced Rich Fitchen as their Chief Revenue Officer. Mr. Fitchen brings over 20 years’ experience leading B2B technology companies globally. At Prevedere, he will be responsible for the sales, marketing, partnerships, services and customer success teams with the intent to accelerate Prevedere’s growth over the coming years.
“We are thrilled to have Rich on our leadership team,” said Rich Wanger, CEO and President of Prevedere. “He brings years of experience building highly successful enterprise software and SaaS companies. Rich’s leadership will prove invaluable to our company.”
Prior to joining Prevedere, Mr. Fitchen was VP of Sales and General Manager at Bizagi, a digital process automation software company, where he led the North American market for the U.K. based company. Previously he held various leadership roles at Model-N, from VP of Sales and Services to Chief Marketing Officer. Other experience includes COO and VP roles at Aceva, Timogen, and Perigrine (acquired by Extricity).
“I have been watching Prevedere for a while,” explains Mr. Fitchen. “I was excited about the company’s unique application of large macro-economic datasets coupled with machine learning to drive powerful predictive analytics for global companies, and I am eager build upon the strong momentum that the company has already gained.”
Prevedere also announced the addition of John McCracken to its strategic advisory team. Mr. McCracken is currently on the Board of Directors at Deem, a travel management software company. He also serves as an advisor to Warburg Pincus TMT portfolio companies, ActionIQ and Clari. His prior experience includes Chief Revenue Officer at Castlight Health, Worldwide SVP of Sales at Jive Software, and SVP Sales Inovis (acquired by GXS).
“The value proposition that Prevedere provides large enterprises is truly unique and very significant,” comments Mr. McCracken. “I look forward to providing guidance on go-to-market strategy to help further accelerate growth of the company.”
Prevedere ended 2018 with 100% year-over-year growth in revenue and staff growth while adding multiple Fortune 100 to their customer list. Prevedere was mentioned in the September 2018 Gartner Cool Vendors in Information Innovation report. In 2017, Prevedere was named in the Red Herring Top 100 Global Company and the Best Business Intelligence Reporting & Analytics Solution by the SIIA CODiE awards.
Prevedere is an industry insights and predictive analytics company, helping business leaders make better decisions by providing a real-time view of their company’s future. While most companies can easily report on internal performance, Prevedere’s external real-time insights engine constantly monitors the world’s activity, identifying future threats or opportunities to business performance. Along with a team of industry experts, data scientists and economists, Prevedere helps business leaders make the right decisions in an ever-changing world. To learn more, visit prevedere.com and follow @Prevedere on Twitter.