AutoQuotes Appoints New Chief Product Officer
FES Technology Leader Adds Executive to Accelerate Product Growth
Matt joins AQ from Urjanet, a cloud-based data platform for the energy and financial services markets, where he served as Vice President of Product Management. Previously, he held product leadership roles at Apple, CNN Digital, and Kabbage. Matt started his career at IBM Cloud Labs where he began as a software engineer before pivoting into marketing and product. Matt holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. The Millard Group supported the candidate search.
"Matt brings a unique combination of skills and experience to the leadership team and we are pleased to welcome him to AQ," said Jim Contardi, CEO of AutoQuotes. "As we enter the next phase of product innovation and growth at AQ, Matt's proven success in building product and successful teams will be key as we continue to deliver the best in technology solutions for our customers and the FES market."
"I am excited to join AQ, a company that revolutionized the way the FES industry does business, at a time of tremendous growth for the company," said Kuo. "AQ's investment in product and technology will empower our team to deliver significant market-leading solutions to our customers."
AQ is a portfolio company of Luminate Capital Partners. Luminate invested in AutoQuotes in 2018 in order to maximize its growth potential and achieve operational excellence to better serve both its employees and customers.
AutoQuotes, LLC is the leading provider of technology solutions and services for the foodservice equipment and supplies industry, including an online catalog and quotation and design applications. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, the company serves customers throughout the Americas, UK and Europe. Learn more at www.aqnet.com.
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