inRiver, a leading provider of product information management (PIM) solutions that help customers increase sales, has announced the appointment of Ray Grady to its Board of Directors. In the role, Grady will help guide inRiver’s strategy in order to help accelerate the company’s growth.
“We are thrilled to have Ray join the inRiver team,” said Jorgen Smidt, Chairman of the Board. “Our market opportunity continues to rapidly expand as the need for streamlined customer experience across all channels increases. His experience in SaaS and B2B commerce will help support inRiver’s growth as we continue to build out solutions to meet customer needs.”
Commenting on the role, Grady stated: “I am honored to join the inRiver board during this exciting time in commerce. The market is demanding an enterprise PIM solution to meet the rapidly changing needs of buyers across channels. inRiver helps their customers achieve this, and we will continue to innovate to lead the PIM and commerce space.”
Grady currently serves as President and CEO of Connexion, a SaaS platform that provides sales order automation tools. He brings more than twenty years of technology industry leadership experience to the inRiver Board. Grady previously lead initiatives in scaling high-growth, B2B companies such as Acquity Group (Acquired by Accenture), CloudCraze (Acquired by Salesforce), and Acquia (Acquired by Vista Capital). He will look to leverage this experience to help inRiver grow.
“Throughout Grady’s career, he has been at the forefront of how to leverage technology to help customers scale and drive results,” said Thomas Zanzinger, CEO of inRiver. “His background will be an asset to inRiver as we continue our growth trajectory.”