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Spotlite hires Larry Rubin as Vice President, Product
As Vice President, Product, Larry is responsible for defining and driving Spotlite’s product development strategy across the Company’s full suite of products including Spotlite Choice, Spotlite Central and Spotlite Relay. Effective July 14, Larry replaced Andrew MacGill, who was promoted to Vice President of Strategic Development, a new position. Larry reports to Spotlite founder and CEO Chris Hill.
“We are excited to have Larry joining the Spotlite team during this time of rapid growth. Larry has a proven track record of building software and ecommerce products, and managing the teams that build them. His expertise will play a key role in taking our already best-in-class products to the next level,” said Chris.
Before joining Spotlite, Larry was Vice President, Product Management for EZLinks Golf, Inc. In this role, he rebuilt a flailing product management function, and implemented a product development process and roadmap to support a suite of B2B products and B2C site.
Previously, Larry was Vice President, Product Management for Restaurant.com. During his tenure, he turned around an inefficient product development lifecycle and ineffective relationships between IT and marketing, as well as all other business functions.
Before joining Restaurant.com, Larry was Vice President, Product Management for FTD Group, Inc. In this role, he led critical growth initiatives within the Florist Division. He was responsible for website hosting (Florists Online), 3rd Party Web Development, Paid Search Advertising, and other Internet Marketing tools provided to Florist Members to support their online businesses. Larry also served as Vice President of Technology and Product Management with FTD.com and as Vice President, Product Development for Mercury Technology at FTD Group, Inc.
Larry holds an MS degree in Engineering Management from Northwestern University and an MBA in Finance, Marketing, Operations and Technology from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University.
Spotlite offers cloud-based technology solutions that enable consumer-driven benefits success for employees, employers, carriers and brokers. Spotlite Choice, the company’s flagship product, is a best-in-class online employee benefits education, decision support and enrollment system for core and voluntary benefits. Spotlite Central is a plug-and-play system that streamlines administration of benefit offerings with a sophisticated data exchange system which enables easy integration, minimal disruption, total accuracy and maximum security.
Spotlite’s clients are public institutions and employers ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Launched in 2012, Spotlite derives its consumer experience orientation from its PerkSpot origin. PerkSpot, founded in 2006, is a leading online discounts and rewards platform now serving 3.5 million employees. Additional information about Spotlite and its consumer-oriented solutions may be found at http://www.spotlite.com.