Anaplan Announces Appointment of Yvonne Wassenaar to its Board of Directors


Anaplan, Inc. (NYSE: PLAN), a pioneer in Connected Planning, today announced the appointment of Yvonne Wassenaar to its Board of Directors effective November 19, 2019.

Ms. Wassenaar brings extensive experience in the technology industry with a focus on leading organizations through digital transformation and global expansion. She is currently the CEO of Puppet, an infrastructure-as-code company, and previously served as CEO of Airware, a pioneer in the commercial drone market. Prior to Airware, Ms. Wassenaar served as CIO and SVP of Operations at New Relic, where she was instrumental in the company’s IPO and post-public transition. She has also served in a variety of executive roles at VMWare and was previously a Partner at Accenture where she advised tech clients including Apple, eBay, NetApp, VMWare, HP and others. Since 2017 Ms. Wassenaar has been an Independent Director of Forrester Research, Inc. and she serves as a Board Trustee of Harvey Mudd College. She is also an advisor to Snyk, a DevSecOps company, and the Athena Alliance, a non-profit focused on increasing diversity in the board room.

“We are thrilled to add Yvonne’s incredible expertise and wisdom to our Board,” said Frank Calderoni, Chairman and CEO, Anaplan. “Her deep knowledge and years of experience in helping companies transform and scale will be instrumental as we continue to take Anaplan to the next level.”

“Anaplan is disrupting the way every company needs to plan with better decision making through Connected Planning, and I’m excited to join the Board at this pivotal time in the company’s growth journey,” said Yvonne Wassenaar. “I believe Anaplan’s business model, culture and platform are key competitive advantages in scaling, and it’s an honor to contribute to their future success.”

Ms. Wassenaar has a BA in Economics with a specialization in computing, and an MBA focused on strategy and operations from the University of California, Los Angeles.