Zephyr Names Scott Johnson Chief Executive Officer
New CEO Brings High Growth Technology Business Expertise to Fastest Growing Test Management Leader
NEWARK, California — June 23, 2016 — Zephyr, the industry’s fastest growing provider of real-time test management software, today announced that Scott Johnson has been named Chief Executive Officer. Scott brings nearly two decades of sales and marketing executive management experience in building high growth technology businesses to the Zephyr team.
“We are excited to welcome Scott to Zephyr’s executive leadership team,” says Samir Shah, Founder and President of Zephyr. “His proven expertise, particularly with high growth technology businesses, will serve Zephyr well as we continue to expand throughout the enterprise.”
“We are fortunate to have incredible depth and breadth of talent across Zephyr’s executive team” says Joel Lanik, Partner at Frontier Capital. “Having worked with Scott at Social Solutions, a former Frontier Capital portfolio company, we know his leadership and operational excellence will complement the team’s growth efforts.”
As CEO, Johnson will provide strategic direction and oversight to accelerate Zephyr’s growth. “I’m thrilled to join Zephyr and build on the company’s rapid growth as well as drive wider product adoption across the global enterprise. With 8500 companies across 100 countries already reaping the rewards of test management software, we will continue to invest in our products to help our customers deliver higher quality software,” said Scott.
Scott Johnson brings a proven track record of growing companies in his CEO role at Zephyr. Prior to Zephyr, Johnson was President and CEO of Social Solutions, where he grew the company to more than 250 employees and revenues by over 300% in three years. The company was acquired by Vista Equity Partners in 2014. Before Social Solutions, Johnson led teams at Haley, Oracle and Curam Software.